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Category: Game of the Month

Grady tops Riverwood in unexpected close game

The Grady Grey Knights beat the Riverwood Raiders 15-14 with the game winning score coming on an 80 yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Caylin Newton to senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan and a successful two point conversion from the same pair. Riverwood came into the game with a 4-4 record but was able to force a tough game on […]

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Grady beats Maynard Jackson on homecoming in tale of two halves

Led by three touchdowns from senior tight end Kemari Averett and two interceptions by senior defensive back Dimarcus Clay, the Grady Knights football team beat the Maynard Jackson Jaguars 57-30 and defended their No. 6 Class 5A ranking by improving 7-1 on a chilly homecoming night. Next week, the Knights face the 4-4 Riverwood Raiders (3-2 in Region 6-5A). Riverwood […]

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Senior Jacquez Sloan runs a jet sweep around Ware County defense for 11 yards.

Knights’ costly mistakes lead to first loss

WAYCROSS–No. 7 Ware County used a throwback offense to amass nearly 300 yards on the ground to beat the No. 10 Knights 35-21 in a battle of ranked teams in Class 5-A Friday night. Lead by senior quarterback Jemar Lincoln and an assortment of running backs, the Gators relied on the old Wing-T formation to gain 280 rushing yards, including […]

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Boys basketball suffers first-round playoff exit

Boys basketball suffers first-round playoff exit

After setting high standards for the season with back-to-back sweet 16 appearances, the basketball team fell short this season. The team finished with a losing record (14-15) for the first time since Brian Weeden became head coach despite having the second highest team scoring average over that same period. The team lost a lot of talent from the previous year, […]

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Knights fight valiantly, but in the end Lions show why they’re still Kings

By Hannah Stockdale The boys soccer team faced a pretty daunting challenge on Friday when it traveled to the campus of the St. Pius X Golden Lions. The No. 1-ranked AAAA team in metro Atlanta according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Golden Lions are two-time defending AAA champions. Prior to facing the Knights, Pius had reeled off 13 consecutive victories […]

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Preview: North Atlanta High School swim meet

The swim team will compete at the swim meet hosted by North Atlanta High School on Thursday Jan. 9. They will travel to the Adamsville Rec Center in southwest Atlanta for the meet, which will begin at 6 p.m. The team chose not to go the Indian Invite at the Mountain View Aquatic Center in Cobb County on Jan. 11 to promote competition among […]

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Knights lose in first round of playoffs, season comes to close

It was altogether fitting that the 2013 Grady Knights football season would come to a close in the first round of the state playoffs after yet another controversial game, forcing the Knights to fall like the rain that poured upon them throughout the entirety of their final game. As the lower-seeded team, the Knights were forced to travel to Gainesville, where they suffered a loss that would […]

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Review: Boys basketball season update

The boys varsity basketball team began its season in the John Morgan Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 23-26. The team went 2-1 in the tournament, beating both Meadowcreek and Creekside by fewer than eight points but losing to Fulton Leadership Academy. Head basketball coach Brian Weeden said the team must improve most on defense. “Good teams play defense; defense wins championships,” Weeden said. “Those are […]

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Review: Region cross country meet

The cross-country team had a strong showing at the 6AAAA Region meet at Marist High School on Monday Oct. 8, with both the boys and girls teams finishing in second place behind Marist. Gracie Griffith and Grace Powers got medals for finishing in the top 10. The boys team secured second place with a strong team run. Archie Kinnane, Carter Guensler, Hank Persons, […]

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Preview: Varsity basketball season opener

The Grady boys basketball team opens its season against Meadow Creek High School at the annual John Morgan Thanksgiving Tournament Nov. 23-26. The team made it into the sweet 16 at the 4AAAA state tournament with a record of 19-10 last year. Although they lost in the second round of state playoffs to Alexander High School 66-59, head coach Brian Weeden believes they can […]

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