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Jackson State University junior Christian McNair-Jones poses after finishing first in the 60 meter hurdles at the 2020 Southwestern Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Alumnus voted top Georgia boys hurdler in last decade

August 18, 2020

In a virtual tournament created by MileSplit Georgia, 2017 Grady alumnus Christian McNair-Jones was voted the top Georgia boys hurdler in the last decade. ...

(Left to Right): Dick Buerkle, Rebecca Tolmach, Saji Girvan, Kiah Vernon, Nick Stephens, and Jeff Cramer are seen consoling each other after a cross country meet in 2002.

Dick Buerkle, former Grady assistant coach and former world indoor mile record holder, passes

June 26, 2020

Former indoor mile world record holder, Villanova track walk-on, and Grady assistant cross country and track coach Dick Buerkle, passed on Monday, June...

Junior receiver Nathaniel Wiggins evades a tackles as he runs into the end zone in the first quarter of the homecoming game against North Springs on Oct. 18. The play marked one of Wiggins' three touchdowns, and the Knights won 40-0.

‘Dynamic’ 3-Star recruit Nathaniel Wiggins attracting college attention

November 19, 2019

The University of Alabama, University of Virginia, Mississippi State and the University of Florida are just four of the 11 colleges on the hunt to recruit...

Former Grady quarterback Simeon Kelley (left) focuses the camera on the action from the bench as senior tight end Dewan Wright (center) squeezes a swig of water and current quarterback and senior Aquinas Stillwell (right) takes a breather. Kelley, now a photographer for Atlanta Public Schools, led the Knights to an undefeated regular season and state semifinals finish in 2005.

Former quarterback Kelley recalls undefeated 2005 season that set Knights on winning course

October 23, 2019

Rewind it back. The year is 2004. The Knights’ football team is set to face Putnam County in the first round of the State AA playoffs. After 51...

Senior Anna Tischer rides a horse, named Cricket, during a competition in the 2018-19 season. She hopes to qualify for Nationals this year, having narrowly missed out on it last year.

Off the beaten path sports entice student athletes

October 1, 2018

Popular sports at Grady like football, basketball, baseball, track and soccer have held the spotlight for fans and funding as long as the teams ha...

Francisco Fernandez catches the disc in the teams game against Nathan Hale.  
Photo creds: Meg Pearlstein

Ultimate Wins National Championship

September 5, 2018

The Grady Gauntlet ultimate team capped off an impressive season with a national championship win over the summer in Chicago. “Definitely from the beginning, making nat...

FIGHTING UNTIL THE END: Josh Wolfe stands ready to return serve against Flowery Branch. The Grady boys  failed to reach the Elite Eight this season.

Region champion boys tennis team’s season ends in playoffs

May 16, 2018

The boys tennis team had a strong 2018 season under first-year coach Val Taylor, winning the Region 6AAAAA tournament for the second year in a row. Howe...

Seniors Isaiha Davis and Aidan Goldston finishing 9th and 6th respectivly in the 1600m race.

Boys track wins region, four score at state

May 16, 2018

After winning its region track meet for the fourth consecutive season, the boys track team finished 13th at the 5A state meet. Last season, the Knight...

LEAPING FOR JOY: Senior Mutnodjmet Dubnam, the Region 6AAAAA Field Athlete of the Year, prepares for takeoff into the high jump pit during practice on May 9. Debnam finished third in the pole vault, fifth in the high jump and eighth in the triple jump at the state meet on May 10 at Carrollton High School. She swept the events at the region meet in April.

Girls track and field athlete excels at state

May 15, 2018

For senior Mutnodjmet Debnam, track is not just a sport, but her “gateway to happiness.” Debnam was named Region 6AAAAA Female Field Events Athlete of...

No days off:  Senior running back Craig Philpot spends his afternoons practicing to achieve his goal of playing football in college.

Running back Craig Philpot shines despite team’s tough season

December 18, 2017

For many Grady football fans, the name Craig Philpot is known and can be heard every Friday night as the announcer informs fans as the senior running bac...

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named former Grady player Damian Swann the best player in the school's 70-year history. Swann, a 2011 graduate, went on to play cornerback at the University of Georgia and for the NFL's New Orleans Saints.

AJC names Swann best player in Grady history

October 10, 2017

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named 2011 Grady graduate the best football player in school history as part of its ongoing series naming the best player...

Senior stars enjoying record shattering seasons

Alex Langan

November 12, 2016

by: Alex Langan The Grady offense has been one of the leading forces behind the success of the Grey Knights, and this is due largely to the record shattering seasons by senior quarterback Caylin Newton and senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan. Newton, who amassed 2862 passing yards in the regular season, became the first Grady quarterback to ever throw for 3000 yards in a s...

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