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Boys soccer hits speed bump, eases into playoffs

Boys soccer hits speed bump, eases into playoffs

April 3, 2018

The Grady boys soccer team finished 5-2 in the region, qualifying for fourth place and a spot in the state tournament. After a series of mercy rule victories early...

Lithia Springs holds off Grady comeback for first win of season

Alex Langan, Assistant Managing Editor, Sports

September 19, 2017

Filed under Football, Game of the Month, SPORTS

In a battle of two winless regional rivals, the Knights (now 0-3) lost to the Lions (now 1-3) 22-20 at Lakewood Stadium after a failed two-point conversion, blocked field goal and turnovers on downs plagued Grady. This is just the Lions' third win since the start of the 2013 season. The game, which was originally scheduled for Thu. was moved to Sat. after Atlanta Public...

Knights fall to rival North Atlanta

Knights fall to rival North Atlanta

August 19, 2017

    By Alex Langan In a rematch of a 53-0 blowout from last year, the Knights fell 21-7 to North Atlanta after a slew of underclas...

Grady tops Riverwood in unexpected close game

Alex Langan

October 29, 2016

Filed under Football, Front Slideshow, Game of the Month, SPORTS

The Grady Grey Knights beat the Riverwood Raiders 15-14 with the game winning score coming on an 80 yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Caylin Newton to senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan and a successful two point conversion from the same pair. Riverwood came into the game with a 4-4 record but was able to force a tough game on the road against the now 8-1 Knights. Next...

Grady beats Maynard Jackson on homecoming in tale of two halves

Alex Langan

October 24, 2016

Filed under Football, Game of the Month, SPORTS, Team Blogs

Led by three touchdowns from senior tight end Kemari Averett and two interceptions by senior defensive back Dimarcus Clay, the Grady Knights football team beat the Maynard Jackson Jaguars 57-30 and defended their No. 6 Class 5A ranking by improving 7-1 on a chilly homecoming night. Next week, the Knights face the 4-4 Riverwood Raiders (3-2 in Region 6-5A). Riverwood is currently...

Knights’ costly mistakes lead to first loss

Knights’ costly mistakes lead to first loss

September 10, 2016

WAYCROSS--No. 7 Ware County used a throwback offense to amass nearly 300 yards on the ground to beat the No. 10 Knights 35-21 in a battle of ranked teams in Class 5-A Friday night. ...

Boys basketball suffers first-round playoff exit

Boys basketball suffers first-round playoff exit

April 2, 2015

After setting high standards for the season with back-to-back sweet 16 appearances, the basketball team fell short this season. The team finished with a lo...

Knights fight valiantly, but in the end Lions show why they’re still Kings

The Southerner

March 28, 2015

Filed under Game of the Month, SPORTS

By Hannah Stockdale The boys soccer team faced a pretty daunting challenge on Friday when it traveled to the campus of the St. Pius X Golden Lions. The No. 1-ranked AAAA team in metro Atlanta according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Golden Lions are two-time defending AAA champions. Prior to facing the Knights, Pius had reeled off 13 consecutive victories by an ag...

Preview: North Atlanta High School swim meet

Ike Hammond

December 13, 2013

Filed under Game of the Month

The swim team will compete at the swim meet hosted by North Atlanta High School on Thursday Jan. 9. They will travel to the Adamsville Rec Center in southwest Atlanta for the meet, which will begin at 6 p.m. The team chose not to go the Indian Invite at the Mountain View Aquatic Center in Cobb County on Jan. 11 to promote competition among the APS schools. “I expect...

Knights lose in first round of playoffs, season comes to close

Ryan Bolton

December 8, 2013

Filed under Game of the Month, SPORTS

It was altogether fitting that the 2013 Grady Knights football season would come to a close in the first round of the state playoffs after yet another controversial game, forcing the Knights to fall like the rain that poured upon them throughout the entirety of their final game. As the lower-seeded team, the Knights were forced to travel to Gainesville, where they suffered...

Review: Boys basketball season update

Josh Weinstock

December 8, 2013

Filed under Game of the Month

The boys varsity basketball team began its season in the John Morgan Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 23-26. The team went 2-1 in the tournament, beating both Meadowcreek and Creekside by fewer than eight points but losing to Fulton Leadership Academy. Head basketball coach Brian Weeden said the team must improve most on defense. “Good teams play defense; defense wins...

Review: Region cross country meet

Ike Hammond

November 13, 2013

Filed under Game of the Month

The cross-country team had a strong showing at the 6AAAA Region meet at Marist High School on Monday Oct. 8, with both the boys and girls teams finishing in second place behind Marist. Gracie Griffith and Grace Powers got medals for finishing in the top 10. The boys team secured second place with a strong team run. Archie Kinnane, Carter Guensler, Hank Persons, Adrian...

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