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Sports staff questions lack of clarity in staff turnover

Sports staff questions lack of clarity in staff turnover

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Commentary

There is a lack of clarity surrounding the appointment of new athletic director, Patrick Johnson, and the removal of current athletic director John Lambert...

U.S. Women’s National Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

U.S. Women’s National Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

April 23, 2019

One of the main constants still found in the world in 2019 is gender discrimination. While much has improved for the rights of women, discrimination still persis...

Boys lacrosse misses out on playoffs

Boys lacrosse misses out on playoffs

April 19, 2019

The Grady boys lacrosse team missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season after only winning one game in their region. The team started the...

Lambert named APS Athletic Director of the Year

April 17, 2019

Filed under SPORTS, Sports Briefs

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.

Patrick Johnson ’01 accepts Athletic Director position

Patrick Johnson ’01 accepts Athletic Director position

April 15, 2019

Alum Patrick Johnson ‘01 will return to Grady beginning next school year as the new Athletic Director. Johnson will replace Coach John Lambert as head of t...

Senior Wolfe commits to Lafayette for tennis

Senior Wolfe commits to Lafayette for tennis

Kaitlin Palaian, Sports Associate Managing Editor

March 18, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

As Josh Wolfe entered his final season at Buckhead Baseball in Frankie Allen Park, he couldn’t help but constantly stare at the lit-up public tennis cou...

Lack of seniors, boys track to improve with strong team effort

Lack of seniors, boys track to improve with strong team effort

Kaitlin Palaian, Sports Associate Managing Editor

March 11, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

After its fourth consecutive region championship last year, the boys track team has set its goals high for the 2019 season. “I think we are going to ...

NBA trades cause drama

NBA trades cause drama

March 7, 2019

Anthony Davis is one of the most dynamic players in the NBA and arguably the best “big man.” So, I can see why he would want to leave the New Orleans...

Large group, new coach to help girls track

Large group, new coach to help girls track

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

The girls track team has nearly doubled in size this year, and the team will rely on all members to be successful this season. First-year head coach J...

Sons of Pitches Football Club unites players of all ages

Sons of Pitches Football Club unites players of all ages

February 21, 2019

Soccer players dash across the pitches, sprinting to take possession of the ball, as several games play out across the Walden Athletic Complex. Player...

African American athletes use platform to speak out

African American athletes use platform to speak out

February 8, 2019

Today, athletes are put on the biggest stage, under the biggest microscope and scrutinized whenever they make the most simple mistakes. The spotlight ...

Boys soccer to rebuild after graduation of 14 seniors

Boys soccer to rebuild after graduation of 14 seniors

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

Much like its female counterpart, the boys soccer team took on heavy change at the beginning of its 2019 season. With the graduation of 14 seniors, the b...

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