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School spirit for sports is minimal

School spirit for sports is minimal

Alex Durham

April 8, 2018

If you go to a Grady football or basketball game, you’ll see hundreds of kids in the stands cheering on the team. But if you go to a soccer game, a ...

Boys soccer hits speed bump, eases into playoffs

Boys soccer hits speed bump, eases into playoffs

April 3, 2018

The Grady boys soccer team finished 5-2 in the region, qualifying for fourth place and a spot in the state tournament. After a series of mercy rule victories early...

Junior Gomes-Johnson runs ultimate camp in Brazil

Junior Gomes-Johnson runs ultimate camp in Brazil

Anna Tischer

April 1, 2018

Ultimate Frisbee stands out to many Grady students as the sport that is driven by the “spirit of the game.” Junior Djourdan Gomes-Johnson along with Jas...

District’s 30-minute addition to school day hurts athletics

Jack Rafferty, AME Comment

March 1, 2018

The Grady community collectively groaned when the superintendent’s office announced the school day would be lengthened by 30 minutes for the months of February and March. The additional time was mostly notable for its expected uselessness, but it also actively hurts teachers’ and students’ after-school plans, especially sports. Grady has five spring sports, eleven teams a...

Atlanta’s major sports teams disappoint fans

Atlanta’s major sports teams disappoint fans

Cory Dillard, A&E Section Editor

February 13, 2018

It’s tough to write this story because I am an avid Atlanta sports fan, but I feel someone needs to address how unlucky our city is concerning sports. ...

Boys soccer aims for state championship

Boys soccer aims for state championship

February 13, 2018

The boys soccer team is gearing up for a new season aiming to win the state championship. Last year the team advanced  to the state semifinal and lost t...

Grady has high hopes for upcoming season

Grady has high hopes for upcoming season

February 12, 2018

By Henry Smalley The baseball team has made a coaching change after last year’s 4-19 season, naming Darryl Farley head coach. Farley, a 2008 G...

Lambert creates Sports Hall of Fame

Lambert creates Sports Hall of Fame

February 6, 2018

By Alex Langan A Hall of Fame honoring outstanding Grady athletes and coaches is one of the first things first-year Athletic Director John Lambert wan...

Exchange student brings love of soccer to Grady

Exchange student brings love of soccer to Grady

February 6, 2018

By Kamryn Harty Two thousand and forty two miles of ocean and land separate senior Mateo Garcia from his homeland of Imbabura, Ecuador, yet at Grady...

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

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....

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