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Off the beaten path sports entice student athletes

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...

Ultimate Wins National Championship

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...

Region champion boys tennis team’s season ends in playoffs

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...

Boys track wins region, four score at state

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...

Girls track and field athlete excels at state

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...

Running back Craig Philpot shines despite team’s tough season

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...

AJC names Swann best player in Grady history

AJC names Swann best player in Grady history

October 10, 2017

Filed under Knights to Remember, SPORTS

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

Filed under Football, Front Slideshow, Knights to Remember, SPORTS

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...

Quarterback Newton works to forge own path

Quarterback Newton works to forge own path

September 2, 2016

Most people only know Caylin Newton as “Cam Newton’s little brother.” They don’t know the Newton who likes to put marshmallows in his eggnog. They...

New baseball coach emphasizes focus

New baseball coach emphasizes focus

March 21, 2016

By Matt Wood This season, the boys varsity baseball team hopes to improve from a mediocre finish last season with the help of Darryl Pearson, the new head coach. Pearson has a wealth of coac...

Swimmer sets sight on future Olympic gold

Swimmer sets sight on future Olympic gold

March 4, 2014

Without breaking a sweat, Melissa Brown has broken records and made early strides toward her Olympic aspirations. Brown, a freshman freestyle swimmer, broke two...

Senior traces love of baseball to Panamanian roots

Senior traces love of baseball to Panamanian roots

Ike Hammond

March 3, 2014

Filed under Knights to Remember, SPORTS

Just like many other Little Leaguers, senior Oscar Prioleau vividly remembers hitting his first home run. When he was 8, Prioleau worked the count to 2-2...

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