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Jaliyah Lett scans the court in transition in a 49-33 loss against Paideia on Nov. 8.

Girls basketball aim for playoffs

December 17, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team is looking to improve after a 12-12 record, and a disappointing exit in the first round of the state playoffs last seas...

Senior Micheal Stevens dribbles the ball down the court against Paideia on Nov. 8, the season opener, which the Knights won 64-63. Stevens has led the team with his offensive efforts, and scored 27 points in a 66-61 win against Lithia Springs on Dec. 3.

Boys basketball starts 5-6

December 17, 2019

Eleven games into the season, the boys varsity basketball team has started off with a 5-6 record as new head coach Patrick Johnson tries to lead the team ...

(Left to right) Junior Kristen Hart, senior Olivia Ledbetter and Junior Madigan Duncan cheer at the Knights’ last football game of the season on Nov. 9.

Basketball games ‘quieter’ without cheerleaders

December 12, 2019

When spectators attend a Grady basketball game this season, they will see one basketball team with a new coach and both teams on the rise and developing potential p...

Harris Barton, a NFL Hall of Famer and Georgia Native, has ties to Grady with his mother as an alum and nephew currently enrolled.

Barton, NFL All-Pro with Grady ties

December 5, 2019

Joe Montana historically drove down the field against the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 22, 1989 to win the San Francisco 49ers their third Super Bowl. M...

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...

Senior Bram Mansbach (left) races Eli Hoffenfeld of Riverwood (right) to a 5th place finish and All-State honors in the Class 5A state cross country meet on Nov. 1 in Carrollton. Grady's boys cross country team finished 3rd overall.

Cross country, athletics bring growth, teach life lessons

November 19, 2019

My first day of high school did not start in August much like everyone else’s. My first day started June 1st. We met at the Candler Park pool around...

Senior QB Aquinas Stillwell scrambles outside the pocket for a first down. The Knights would end up losing 38-27 losing their playoff hopes.

Knights Playoff hopes crushed after loss to Banneker

November 11, 2019

Banneker handed the Knights their seventh and final loss of the season, 37-28. Banneker (4-6, 3-4) used a run-heavy offense to dominate the line and win the g...

Scott Whitley serves to an opponent during a tennis invitational in the spring of 2019. During the spring, almost every day of Whitley's week is taken up by sports -- either tennis or ultimate.

There’s a method to the madness

November 4, 2019

After practice, most Grady tennis players pack their bags and head home. But not sophomore Scott Whitley, who changes into his cleats; he will only be...

Falcons Tight End Austin Hooper is being tackled by defenders of the Arizona Cardinals. The Falcons would end up losing this game after a heartbreaking missed extra point by kicker Matt Bryant, making them 1-5.

Falcons start season 1-7, will get a high draft pick

November 4, 2019

The Atlanta Falcons have begun their 2019-2020 season with an abysmal record of 1-7. Whether it’s inconsistency on offense or lack of strength on defense,...

Josh Wolfe serves at the GHSA tennis state finals on May 7, 2019. Wolfe now plays Division 1 tennis at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Recent graduates adjust to demands of collegiate athletics

October 28, 2019

For many athletes, high school was a stepping off point, a satisfying end to their athletic careers. For others,  it marked only the beginning of...

In a photo taken at a cross country morning practice in 2018, then juniors Ben Giersch and Keven Dorcinville run 400m repeats. Morning practices can be both beneficial and exhausting.

Morning practices must have balance

October 24, 2019

There’s nothing like it. The feeling of your alarm going off at 5:45 a.m. and waking to your pre-packed backpack and lunch made from the night befor...

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