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IT’S GOOD: Senior Reid Schratwieser prepares to kick a field goal against the North Atlanta Warriors on Friday Aug. 23. The Knights lost 40-19, but Schratwieser completed a 60 yard punt.
Over the summer Schratwieser won two competitions at a kicking camp, coming home the Atlanta Champion and was invited to compete in the December national showcase in Austin Texas.

Senior wins kicking camp competitions, impacts team

August 28, 2019

“10, 20, 30, 40, 48! And it’s good!” On June 2, senior Reid Schratwieser won the Golden Boot Award for kicking at a KickingWorld camp in Douglasv...

Senior Sadie Mothershed celebrates with her team after getting a point from a spike on the previous play against Locust Grove on August 28. The Lady Knights lost 2-1.

Volleyball starts 1-10, set to improve with new coach

August 28, 2019

The volleyball team started the 2019 season slowly, with only one win in its first 10 games. However, most of the losses have come against high-quality,...

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott held out before the start of the NFL season for a larger contract.

Holding out in the NFL is Becoming a Trend

August 27, 2019

When the Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back, Le’Veon Bell, held out for an entire season because of a contract dispute, he seemed to start a t...

Junior Jake Willoughby focuses his attention at playing in a NCKR1 tournament.

Gaming rises in popularity, offers potential careers

August 27, 2019

Golfer Tiger Woods received $2.07 million from winning the 2019 Masters. As a world-ranking athlete, Woods has won the Masters four times, along with countless other competitions. The next Super Bowl guarantees a $118,000 bonus to each member of the wi...

Freshman Jumal Prothro runs from the backfield as he is tracked down by a North Atlanta player. He gained about 6 yards on the play.

Knights lose to North Atlanta 40-19 after two players are ejected

August 24, 2019

A high powered North Atlanta team using a run-heavy option offense outlasted Grady 40-19 on Aug 23. Two Grady ejections, including senior captain Alvin...

The U17 girls rATLers pose for their team picture at the US Open Club Championship after beating Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance. Following this game, the rATLers played in the semi-finals against DC Force.

Students shine in summer ultimate frisbee teams

August 23, 2019

During the summer of 2019, Atlanta sent four ultimate frisbee club teams to compete in Blaine, Minnesota, for a national title in their respective divis...

Senior quarterback Aquinas Stillwell calls out the defense before a play in the Knights loss to North Atlanta.

Football team looks to make playoffs after back to back losing seasons

August 22, 2019

After one of its worst seasons in school history, the Grady football team will try to find its way back to its winning ways. A 1-9 finish last year...

SERVING SECONDS: Senior and number one singles player Josh Wolfe sets up to serve in his match against Chamblee Charter in the state finals. This is the first time ever the boys varsity tennis team has made it to the state finals. The Knights lost 3-0.

Boys tennis team finishes state runner-up

May 7, 2019

The boys tennis team advanced to the 5A state championship for the first time ever on May 7, facing a challenging opponent, Chamblee, and falling 3-0, fini...

Coach Quinaliza instructs freshman Jade Lewis on proper jump techniques. Quinaliza jumped in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Quinaliza draws on experience to guide jumpers

May 7, 2019

The sun blazes down on the crimson rubber beneath his feet as he sprints down the 1.22 meter wide lane preparing his motions: a hop, a step and a jump. The m...

Sports staff questions lack of clarity in staff turnover

April 23, 2019

There is a lack of clarity surrounding the appointment of new athletic director, Patrick Johnson, and the removal of current athletic director John Lambert...

The United States Women's National Team filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Soccer Federation on March 8 for gender discrimination. Despite producing more revenue than the men's team in 2015, a wage gap still persisted.

U.S. Women’s National Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

April 23, 2019

One of the main constants still found in the world in 2019 is gender discrimination. While much has improved for the rights of women, discrimination still persis...

Boys lacrosse misses out on playoffs

Boys lacrosse misses out on playoffs

April 19, 2019

The Grady boys lacrosse team missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season after only winning one game in their region. The team started the...

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