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SOCCER SEASON: Member of the Junior Varsity Girls soccer team prepares for the upcoming season by talking to coach Hamel Patel. This new JV team offers freshmen a place to hone their skills as they prepare to play varsity in their coming years.

A new girls junior varsity soccer team creates opportunities for freshmen

January 23, 2019

The players watch in anticipation as the ball flies across the field, past the keeper, and into the goal. The referee blows his whistle three times, and su...

Sophomore Trinity Lewis goes up for a layup on Jan. 8 against Banneker. The girls won 46-40.

Lewis sisters take on basketball together

January 22, 2019

For many families, siblings don’t want to do the same thing. They try to choose separate paths for their lives. Many times this sentiment flows into...

The Candler Park golf course has 3 different sets of tees for different skill levels.

Candler Park course on par

January 18, 2019

At a first glance, the Candler Park Golf Course might seem like any other golf course. It has neat putting greens, a tee box and neatly-raked sand traps...

Rifle team positions for perfect shot

January 16, 2019

It is a Tuesday morning in the JROTC hallway. Complete silence. Then, like clockwork, the sounds of gunshots pierce the air of a classroom down the hal...

The cheerleaders cheer on he boys basketball team  in the a scrimmage game against South Atlanta on Nov. 13. The cheerleaders are required to attend every game.

Cheerleading, more than just a sideline sport

January 16, 2019

Each fall, in nearly every high school in America, Friday nights comes to life. Crowds of students, parents, and athletes decked in gear and spirit wear ...

Rifle team prepares for upcoming competitions

January 14, 2019

It is a Tuesday morning in the JROTC hallway. Complete silence. Then, like clockwork, the sounds of gunshots pierce the air of a classroom down the hal...

Freshmen Jakari Christian (left) and Malic Henderson (right) learn a new technique during wrestling practice. The team practices in the dance studio.

Wrestling team resurrected

January 11, 2019

Two years ago, the wrestling team fell apart after only one season when the team couldn't find a coach. Two months ago, a new team formed. After ne...

Senior Dylan Searcy watches, floating, as he scores a layup.

Girls basketball triumphs against Banneker, boys lose

January 9, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the boys and girls varsity basketball teams faced off with region opponents Banneker at home. The girls beat the Trojans 46-40 and...

Tucker defeats Knights 78-49

January 8, 2019

The Tucker Tigers defeat the Grady Knights 78-49 in a non-region, post holiday break game at Grady on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.

Former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was physically violent with his ex-wife more than 20 times. He was charged with domestic assault and violence in 2015 but only suspended for one NFL game.

NFL lacks punishment for domestic abusers

January 8, 2019

During the National Football League’s regular season, the Seattle Seahawks played the Los Angeles Rams. Both Seahawks player Tyler Lockett and Rams p...

HARD IN THE PAINT: Junior Dewan Wright shoots the ball surrounded  by the South Atlanta Hornets on Nov. 13. This is Wright’s second year on varsity. He is a 6’5 powerhouse.

Boys basketball sees big improvement

December 19, 2018

The boys basketball team is looking to make a turnaround from previous seasons. The previous two seasons,the team fell short of the state playoffs, finishin...

Atlanta United celebrate as champions of the MLS Cup. The five stripes won in the final game against Portland 2-0.

United we stand: Atlanta United wins MLS Championship

December 12, 2018

After a 23-year drought, the city of Atlanta can finally celebrate a national championship win as Atlanta United beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Dec. 8...

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