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Falcons team hopes for freedom to fly in open-air stadium

The Southerner

March 6, 2012

BY OLIVIA KLEINMAN The Atlanta Falcons are hoping to build a new nest. About a year ago, the Atlanta Falcons entered negotiations with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority about a new open-air football stadium. Frank Poe, executive director of the GWCC, said the parties are working through a number of complex issues such as the financial structure to support...

Arena of Acceptance

Arena of Acceptance

March 6, 2012

Before the Georgia Dome, before Turner Field, Grady’s facilities were home to Atlanta’s first integrated games By Phillip Suitts On any given day,...

Students praise Tunnell as role model, ultimate ‘hero’

Students praise Tunnell as role model, ultimate ‘hero’

March 6, 2012

BY GRACIE WHITE The surrounding players watched in awe as Dylan Tunnell leapt off the ground to catch a high throw. He snatched the disc out of the...

AAA boys Final Four includes an Ironic Two

The Southerner

March 5, 2012

The boys AAA Final Four was determined this weekend, and no matter how Grady fans feel about it, they can definitely see the results as a victory for irony. In Saturday’s games at the Northwest Georgia Trade Center in Dalton, two teams from Region 5-AAA, Grady’s region, battled the two schools that knocked the Grey Knights out of the state tournament this year and las...

Bracing for ‘Mission Improbable,’ boys hope that Pius self-destructs

The Southerner

March 4, 2012

By Mary Claire Morris The varsity boys soccer team will attempt to achieve the improbable this Wednesday when they host the Saint Pius Golden Lions for a 7:30 p.m. showdown at Grady Stadium. In one of the most anticipated games of the season, the Grady Knights will be taking on the undefeated and defending 2011 regional 5-AAA and state AAA champions. The challengers have...

Knights lose heart-breaker in state playoff opener

The Southerner

March 3, 2012

By Taylor Jones The boys varsity basketball team suffered a devastating 56-55 double-overtime loss to host Allatoona High School on Saturday Feb. 26 in the first round of the Georgia High School Association 3A State Basketball Tournament. Senior Emory Barnard’s driving layup with 10 seconds left in the second overtime gave the Grey Knights a 54-52 lead, and Grady appeared...

Knights to face ultimate test in Pius, the state’s No. 1 ranked team

The Southerner

March 2, 2012

By Mallory McFarlin  The Grady Knights varsity girls soccer team will face the St. Pius Golden Lions, the No.1 team across all classifications in Georgia, on Wednesday March 7. When Grady fans and players think about the Pius game, they think about one thing: losing. Two years ago, Pius mercy-ruled Grady (winning by a 10-goal margin), 11-1. Last year, Grady played Pius twice, losing, 6-0, and, 7-1. The same person who scored both...

The Eagles have landed … with a merciful thud.

The Eagles have landed … with a merciful thud.

March 2, 2012

By Peter Mastin Grady Stadium was not a safe place for the Eagles to land on Thursday night. The host Grady Knights sent the visiting Atlanta International School Eagles to the bus early after dem...

Four-Naught! Once again, Paideia squelches Grady’s plan for revenge

Four-Naught! Once again, Paideia squelches Grady’s plan for revenge

The Southerner

March 2, 2012

By Valentina Makrides Were the Knights ready for some fútbol? A Monday night party? Well, as it turns out, no. The big showdown with Paideia, the rematch, the shot at revenge, turne...

Photo of the Day—March 1

Photo of the Day—March 1

March 1, 2012

                        BEST FOOT FORWARD—Sophomore Orli...

Lady Knights hope to start March by clipping the visiting Eagles

The Southerner

March 1, 2012

By Peter Mastin The Lady Knights varsity soccer team hopes to start off the month of March with a win as they host the Atlanta International School 5 p.m. tonight at Grady Stadium. After a mixed February, Grady (2-1-1) hopes it can start March on the right foot. The visiting Eagles (2-4) meanwhile are coming off a rough February that saw them post two wins to end two...

Former coaches receive stadium nominations

Former coaches receive stadium nominations

February 29, 2012

By Nally Kinnane Coach Eddie Henderson Sr.’s first day at Grady in 1970 consisted of racial discrimination and paint sprayed all over his car. Forty y...

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