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Spring Football Game

May 16, 2019

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.

Boys tennis team finishes state runner-up

Boys tennis team finishes state runner-up

Kaitlin Palaian, Associate Managing Editor, Sports

May 7, 2019

The boys tennis team advanced to the 5A state championship for the first time ever on May 7, facing a challenging opponent, Chamblee, and falling 3-0, fini...

Tennis loses 3-0 against Chamblee in state championship

Kaitlin Palaian, Associate Managing Editor, Sports

May 7, 2019

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.

Quinaliza draws on experience to guide jumpers

Quinaliza draws on experience to guide jumpers

May 7, 2019

The sun blazes down on the crimson rubber beneath his feet as he sprints down the 1.22 meter wide lane preparing his motions: a hop, a step and a jump. The m...

Track and field State 5A qualifiers

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

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...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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