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Freshmen expected to impact girls track team

January 30, 2018

By Elias Podber The girls’ track team has undergone many changes since last year, including the addition of  a new head coach and welcoming an imp...

New football coach sets expectations for team

New football coach sets expectations for team

January 29, 2018

By Charlie Toole With the hiring of new head football coach Kevin Clark, Grady’s football staff has taken shape. Clark has named Shannon Williams offensive c...

Boys and girls swim teams win city championships

January 25, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Grady's boys and girls swim teams won first place at the Atlanta Public Schools Swimming Championships yesterday Jan. 24 at the Washington Park Natatorium. The girls have won for five consecutive years, while the boys earned their first win in team history. Both teams qualified for the state championship in individual and relay events and beat long time rival North Atlanta....

Student balances academia and athletics

Student balances academia and athletics

Henry Smalley, staff

January 22, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

James Dusenbury, or as his friends call him, “Jimmy” is the epitome of a hard working student athlete. He is the member of both a nationally ranked hig...

Boys volleyball team makes history

January 16, 2018

By Dana Richie The sound of a volleyball slamming into the linoleum floor echoes through the old gym. A serve arcs over the net, the receiving team scr...

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

Sean Sweeney

January 6, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, Football, School News, SPORTS

Mays defensive backs coach Kevin Clark has been named Grady's new head football coach.  Clark spent his college football career as a defensive back at S...

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...

Swim team reloads under new coach

Swim team reloads under new coach

December 13, 2017

By Zoe Madlem New coaches, new mindset and new strategies help define this season’s swim team. The departure of  former head coach, John Rives, ha...

Athletes frustrated with lack of field space

Athletes frustrated with lack of field space

December 13, 2017

By Tyler Jones Overcrowded practice space is one of the biggest obstacles to spring sports teams at Grady and often interferes with much of the training for ...

Young basketball team surprising with success

Young basketball team surprising with success

Henry Smalley

December 6, 2017

Filed under SPORTS

After a 7-17 season, the Grady boys basketball team is hoping for a better year despite having a relatively young team. The team will play a 25-game se...

NFL fails to address looming issues

NFL fails to address looming issues

Jack Rafferty

November 22, 2017

Filed under SPORTS, Sports Commentary

Comment The NFL has long been a behemoth in American culture. On Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, millions of Americans tune in to games, and thousands pony up hundreds o...

Moreland, Grady part ways

Moreland, Grady part ways

November 16, 2017

After a 2-7 season, Grady is seeking a new head football coach to replace Earthwind Moreland. His tenure lasted four years with an overall record of 24-19...

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