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Spring Football Game

May 16, 2019

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The varsity football team plays Therrell High School in their spring game on Friday May 17 as a lead up to the 2019 season. Grady finished last season 1-9 and will hope to have a better 2018 season. Therrell also had a poor 2018 season finishing 2-8, which will lead to a good matchup for the knights. The game is at 7:30 at Grady stadium.

Tennis loses 3-0 against Chamblee in state championship

Kaitlin Palaian, Associate Managing Editor, Sports

May 7, 2019

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The boys varsity tennis team lost 3-0 against Chamblee Charter in the 5A State Championship on May 7 at 2:00 in Piedmont Park. This was the first time this year the two teams matched up. The game was originally set for May 4 at Rome Tennis Center but it was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Track and field State 5A qualifiers

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

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The varsity boys and girls track teams went to Starrs Mill High School on May 4 to compete in the Sectional track meet. Only the athletes who finished top four in their event at Region the 6AAAAA meet qualified for the Sectional meet. The male athletes that qualified for the State 5A meet on May 9-11 through the sectional meet were: Dekairi Brown (Senior): Long jump, triple...

Five soccer players named to All-Region 6AAAAA Team

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

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Senior soccer players Anna Tischer, Mia Wood, co-captains Lena Brown and junior Kaitlin Palaian were named to the All-Region 6AAAAA Girls Team for the 2019 season. The girls team is still in the State 5A playoffs, and play in the Sweet Sixteen round on May 1 against Loganville. Additionally, senior soccer player and captain Nicho Cucchi was named to the All-Region 6AAAAA Boys...

Boys tennis advances to Final Four in State 5A tournament

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

April 26, 2019

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The boys tennis team beat Wayne County 3-0 on April 25 to advance to the semi-finals of the State 5A tournament. The tournament run is the deepest in program history, and the team lead by 11-0 senior Josh Wolfe, seniors Maximus Freightman and Jack Stegleman. The team also has a vital doubles team comprised of freshmen Teddy Suazo and Scott Whitley. The boys won Region 6AAAAA...

Girls soccer wins first playoff game, advance to sweet sixteen

April 26, 2019

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The girls soccer team won their first playoff game against Paulding County High School 9-1.They will face Loganville in the second round on May 1, with aspirations of winning after losing in the sweet sixteen last year.

Lambert named APS Athletic Director of the Year

April 17, 2019

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Grady athletic director, John Lambert, was named Atlanta Public Schools Athletic Director of the year earlier today. He has been the AD of Grady for two years but will be replaced by incoming AD, Patrick Johnson, a former basketball player at Duke.

Cheerleading tryouts begin Thursday

April 8, 2019

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Cheerleading team tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year will begin Thursday, April 11. Students must have teacher recommendation forms with the required minimum score and physicals on file with Coach Lambert by Tuesday in order to be eligible to try out.

Grady alum Gracie Griffith wins Women’s Publix Atlanta Marathon

Grady alum Gracie Griffith wins Women’s Publix Atlanta Marathon

March 19, 2019

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Gracie Griffith, 2016 graduate from Grady, won the women's division of the 2019 Publix Atlanta Marathon on St. Patrick's Day. She finished with a time...

eSports Club triumphs at first competition

March 14, 2019

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Grady's eSports Club won a recent Smite competition, winning all 3 games against North Atlanta High School and Creekside High School. Club members Simon Roode, Elliot Willner, Luca Ptacek, Leo Hollingworth, Bryson Bien, and Franklin Geer represented Grady. The club may compete in a LAN tournament later in the spring as well as host a college eSports information session

Track teams sweep home opener meet

February 28, 2019

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The girls and boys track teams finished first in the Grady Opener, the teams' first home meet. The girls outscored second place Mays 146 to 133.50 and the boys outscored Douglass 133 to 121. The teams travel to Griffin on March 2 for the Griffin Ross Invitational. All Tuesday home meets this season have been relocated to Lakewood Stadium.

Winter sports banquet set for Feb. 13.

February 6, 2019

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The Winter Sports Banquet will be Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the cafeteria. Athletes from the following sports will be honored: wrestling, swim, basketball and cheerleading

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