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Articles By: Alex Tonico

Track team brings home third-place state finish

Track team brings home third-place state finish

The boys track team scored 50 points in the GHSA 5A State Championship meet, earning a third-place finish in the state for the second year in a row. “Every time you make the podium at the state meet, that’s an accomplishment,’’ said coach Del Ellerton. “We had a goal of winning a state championship, and we fell short of that.” […]

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Track hits stride in first meet, new record set

Track hits stride in first meet, new record set

The Grady boys track team is starting the season with high hopes after ending a year ago on a high note. “I feel like we have a great group of rookies that have come in, and I think if we keep progressing toward our goal, we have the team to do it,” said senior 800 meter runner Ryan Jackson. The […]

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Young Knights basketball team hopes for Final Four return

Young Knights basketball team hopes for Final Four return

The Knights’ varsity basketball team is coming off a successful season, going 28-4 and advancing to the region championship. The 2015-2016 team also advanced to the Final Four of the state playoffs, marking the farthest run in the playoffs since reaching the Final Four in 1994.  The region championship and 10 wins were stripped after the school self-reported a player […]

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Knights fall in second round of playoffs

Knights fall in second round of playoffs

A season starting with high hopes for a state championship ended on a last-second Woodland-Stockbridge kick. The 24-21 loss  ended the Knights’ hopes in the second round of the state playoffs for the second consecutive year. “Even though we didn’t accomplish everything we wanted, I’m still happy about our play and what we did this season,” said senior lineman Theron […]

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Senior Knights football players overcome adversity to find success

Senior Knights football players overcome adversity to find success

The year was 2013. The current senior Grady football players were just freshman waiting to make their mark and leave a legacy on the field. Then, all was seemingly derailed by an address fraud scandal that resulted in the former head coach and athletic director transfers to other schools. Some players were forced to transfer to their zoned schools as […]

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Knights make statement against Warriors, advance to 2nd round

Knights make statement against Warriors, advance to 2nd round

The Knights took on the Walnut Grove Warriors in their first home playoff game since 2010. They dominated throughout the entire game, which lead to a 42-8 win in the first round of the GHSA playoffs. The Warriors received the ball first, but quickly turned it over after they attempted a 4th and one on their own 42 early in quarter. The […]

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Knights defeat Trojans in regular season finale, prepare for playoffs

Knights defeat Trojans in regular season finale, prepare for playoffs

The Knights finished their regular season on a strong note with a 20-14 win over the Banneker Trojans, ending their season with a 9-1 record, their best regular season record since the 2010 season, when they also went 9-1. The game started with multiple Knights’ mistakes. The defense gave up a 6-yard rush to Banneker’s junior quarterback Dionte Bonneau with 7:32 left […]

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Senior Jeffrey Black runs a touchdown against Lithia Springs.

Knights fight for region championship goals

The No. 7-ranked Grady Grey Knights football team began the season with a strong 5-1 start, losing only to Ware County, 35-21 in the third game of the season. After going 3-3 at this point in the season last year, the Knights are recovering from a 6-4 record and look poised to finish atop the region standings for the first […]

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Knights dominate Panthers in region matchup

Knights dominate Panthers in region matchup

After three years of bad luck, the Knights finally ended their losing streak to the Carver Panthers with a 41-6 blowout on Saturday afternoon. “It was a rival game, seeing that a lot of the players had grown up together, played against each other and with each other, so it was a bragging-rights game,” said coach Earthwind Moreland. The 5-1 and No. […]

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Knights tame Lions, start region play with a hot start

Knights tame Lions, start region play with a hot start

LITHIA SPRINGS- Before Friday, the Knights had only scored 60+ points in three games since their 1947 inaugural season. They had 68 points at halftime before beating Lithia Springs 74-14, which is the second highest point total in school history. “I’m not surprised. We were supposed to do that,” said senior quarterback Caylin Newton, who, along with all the other […]

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