the Southerner Online

Volleyball qualifies for state as region’s third seed

October 15, 2018

Grady finished 3rd in the Region 6-AAAAA volleyball championship, and is headed to the state playoffs with a first-round match on Oct. 20 against Rome. Senior Katie Wood was named to the All-Region First Team.

Knights drop to 1-6 record

October 13, 2018

The Knights football team dropped to 1-6  with a 42-28 loss to North Springs on Friday, Oct. 12. Grady next week faces city rival Maynard Jackson on Oct. 19 at Grady Stadium. The Jaguars defeated Lithia Springs 49-6, the only team the Knights have beaten this season with a 30-0 win in their fourth game.

Knights face North Springs Oct. 12

October 11, 2018

The 1-5 Knights football team will face off with 1-5 Region 6AAAAA foe North Springs, Friday, Oct. 12 at North Springs. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Grady will be looking to even its region record at 2-2. In region play, the Grady defeated Lithia Springs but lost consecutive games to Decatur and Carver before taking a bye week ahead of its showdown with the Spartans.

Cross country teams sweep city championship

October 3, 2018

The boys and girls cross country teams swept the Atlanta Public Schools cross country meet Oct. 2 at Grant Park. The girls swept the top three places, led by Senior Anna Tischer, who was followed by freshman Ellie Spears and junior Lindsey Schroeder. Junior Kavi Jakes led the Knights finishers in the boys race with a fourth place finish, followed by Junior Bram Mansbach, who...

Knights face showdown with North Atlanta in city cross country championship

October 1, 2018

The boys and girls cross country teams are aiming to repeat as city champions in the APS Cross Country Championship. The teams are expected to face stiff competition from rival North Atlanta, last year's runner up in both races. The meet is at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Grant Park.

Athletic complex dedication on Oct. 5

September 28, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools will have a dedication ceremony Oct. 5 to mark the opening of Grady's new athletic fields at the Walden Athletic Complex at the site of the former Walden Middle School. The complex, adjacent to the Downtown Connector, will be used for baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse. It is located at 320 Irwin St. NE. Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen will...

Volleyball falls short at Senior Night

September 26, 2018

Seniors Katie Wood and Ellie Rice celebrated their four years playing volleyball at Grady as they took on Decatur and Riverwood Tuesday night Sept. 25 during Senior Night. The varsity girls were defeated 2-0 by both teams out of best of 3 sets. They are now 4-5 in Region 6AAAAA  and look to take on Whitewater and Our Lady of Mercy at Whitewater Sept. 27.

Knights drop Homecoming 31-13

September 24, 2018

After jumping ahead 7-0 with a first quarter touchdown by Aqainas Stillwell, the Knights dropped to 1-4 with a 31-13 loss to Decatur. The loss also dropped Grady to 1-1 in Region 6AAAAA. Grady faces Carver Sept. 28.

Girls cross country team finishes 3rd and boys 5th at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational

September 23, 2018

The girls cross country team placed 3rd overall out of 16 schools in the large school 5k race at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational hosted by Heritage on Sept. 22. The team had an average time of 22:02 with 3 runners in the top 20. Anna Tischer finished in 8th place with a time of 20:41. Ellie Spears finished shortly after with a time of 21:04 putting her in 14th place, and...

Cross Country teams take first and second at Lions Invitational

September 18, 2018

Both cross country teams performed well Sept. 15 at the Lions Invitational as the girls won the meet and the boys finished second. The girls edged out Landmark Christian and region rival Decatur. Senior Anna Tischer and junior Lindsay Schroeder led the girls team with top 10 finishes as Tischer finished fifth and Schroeder finished seventh. The boys finished second to Decatur,...

Knights enter Homecoming game after first win

September 17, 2018

The 1-3 Knights football team will face the Decatur Bulldogs for Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 21 at 5:30 Grady Stadium. The team is coming off its first victory of the season, a 30-0 win over Lithia Springs to open play in Region 6AAAAA. Grady is currently in a three-way tie for first in the region with Carver and Banneker.

Boys cross country team places 8th, girls place 10th at Marist invitational

September 10, 2018

Led by Bram Mansbach's 21st place overall finish in 17:48, the boys cross country team finished 8th of 24 scoring teams at the Coach Benson Double Dip Invitational meet hosted by Marist on Sept. 8. Grady finished with a team average time of 18:25 for its top five runners, a group which also included Luke Langan, Kavi JakesElias Podber, and Fredrick Hamilton. Jack Palaian finished...

An upbeat website for a downtown school
Sports Briefs