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Referee Boone stays close to the game

Referee Boone stays close to the game

October 11, 2018

At a high school football game, excited fans turn their attention to the game’s action and the player with the ball. However, referees like Dave Boone closely wa...

Volleyball ups training for state playoffs

Volleyball ups training for state playoffs

Katie Dwyer, Writer

October 4, 2018

With the state playoffs approaching, the volleyball team is putting in maximum effort to get past  the first round. During the 2017-2018 season, the Knights ended ...

Softball’s new approach yields first win in years

Softball’s new approach yields first win in years

October 4, 2018

Coach Lawson Yale knew she had to do something different when the softball team lost every game last season. So, starting this July, Yale and 13 girls w...

Nike advertisement sparks controversy

Nike advertisement sparks controversy

October 2, 2018

Nike’s most recent advertisement featuring former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick has sparked controversy around the country for...

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...

Coach ‘K’ covers all bases

Coach ‘K’ covers all bases

August 30, 2018

Assistant baseball and softball coach Ron Killingsworth, or Coach “K,” a Grady mainstay for the past 17 years, grew up in New York City playing bas...

Teachers behind the scenes, athlete addition

Teachers behind the scenes, athlete addition

Kaitlin Palaian, Sports Associate Managing Editor

August 28, 2018

A fine line has been drawn between teacher and student. It is the job of the teacher to teach and the job of the student to learn. This line is hardly c...

Boys cross country buys into training

Boys cross country buys into training

August 23, 2018

The boys cross country team is preparing a season in which it aims to finish top four at the state meet in Carrollton on Nov. 2. “Finally, I got t...

Girls cross country adapts to new lineup

Girls cross country adapts to new lineup

August 22, 2018

The girls cross country team is gearing up for the  season, set to adapt to changes in its lineup. “The expectations are that we’re going to have a whole new t...

Lack of pep for Grady athletics

Lack of pep for Grady athletics

August 22, 2018

In recent years, Grady athletics hasn’t had consistent support from students notorious for lacking school pride. Football games that once had elaborate...

Knights fall to rival North Atlanta for second year in a row

Knights fall to rival North Atlanta for second year in a row

Mills Rentz-Baker, Section Editor

August 18, 2018

Grady’s defense, which had been the highlight of the team’s preseason game against Northgate a week earlier, looked overwhelmed by the high-powered, ru...

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