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Girls soccer overcomes losing streak

By Jack Hudson The girls soccer team finished the 2016-2017 season with an overall record of 12-7-1, making it to the third round of the state playoffs where they lost 2-0 to McIntosh. Despite struggles early  in the season, the team was able to rebound, ending with only one loss in their region and were able to gain the second […]

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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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Falcons focus on defense in NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons prioritized their explosive young defense over offense in the 2017 NFL Draft, drafting defensive end Takkarist McKinley in the first round and linebacker Duke Riley in the third round. McKinley recorded 99 total tackles, 28.0 tackles for loss, 16.0 sacks, six forced fumbles, and 10 passes defensed over his three-year collegiate career at UCLA. His presence on […]

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Falcons upgrade defense after Super Bowl loss

The Falcons young and exciting defense was one of the talking points of the NFL last season, and one of the driving forces behind their run to the Super Bowl, and it is still getting better. In addition to retaining their young talent over the offseason, the Falcons managed to add two established players in the league.   The first, […]

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NBA needs to address tanking

  As this season’s NBA Playoffs begin, it is very apparent there’s a large talent gap throughout the league between the few elite teams, the middle class, and the ever-growing group of bottomfeeders. Despite a season in which we saw numerous records broken and amazing individual performances, this year’s Larry O’Brien Trophy is all but guaranteed to be taken by […]

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Boys soccer team exceeds expectations, reaches Final Four

The Grady Boys’ soccer team fell to reigning state champions McIntosh 4-1 in the Final Four. Despite moving up from 6-AAAA to 6-AAAAA, the boys had a very successful season, ending the season with a 11-5-2 regular season record, and a No. 4 seed in the state playoffs. They were not able to replicate last year’s regular season success, as […]

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Boys Gauntlet wins state, South Region, seeks national title

A white plastic disc is flying in the Central Park air. It keeps going, going and going until finally it reaches the arms of a man in a cardinal shirt, senior John Roorbach. A typical play for an atypical team playing an atypical sport at an elite level. The Grady “Gauntlet” Ultimate Frisbee Team is one of the lesser known […]

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Boys tennis rides doubles teams to third round of playoffs

The Grady boys varsity tennis team reached the state quarterfinals for the second year in a row in addition to winning the first 6-AAAAA region tournament since GHSA realignment. The team credits the success to the captains’ leadership. “The success of the tennis teams the last two seasons was based on student leadership,” coach Scott Stephens said. “This year Jon […]

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Boys Lacrosse team sees first playoff appearance in program history

Boys Lacrosse team sees first playoff appearance in program history

By Charlie Toole History is not a term that is often thrown around when talking about high school sports teams, but for the Knights’ Boys Lacrosse team, it is something they have rallied behind this season. Last year, the boys finished with their best record in program history, but graduated six seniors, most of whom were a major part of […]

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Grady community rallies behind Atlanta United

Grady community rallies behind Atlanta United

Atlanta’s new soccer club has started off in the league scoring 11 goals in 3 games as well as putting off the rival expansion team Minnesota United 6-1. Their leading scorer, Josef Martinez, has shocked the league, scoring 5 goals in his first three games. Atlanta United has sold over 30,000 season tickets to fans across Georgia, including students at […]

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