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(Left to Right): Dick Buerkle, Rebecca Tolmach, Saji Girvan, Kiah Vernon, Nick Stephens, and Jeff Cramer are seen consoling each other after a cross country meet in 2002.

Dick Buerkle, former Grady assistant coach and former world indoor mile record holder, passes

June 26, 2020

Former indoor mile world record holder, Villanova track walk-on, and Grady assistant cross country and track coach Dick Buerkle, passed on Monday, June...

FINISH STRONG: Senior Bram Mansbach (left) and senior Kavi Jakes (right)  lead the pack at the APS City Championships on Oct. 8.  Mansbach went on to finish first place and Jakes went on to finish second overall. The Knights’ placed first overall in the meet.

Boys cross country team starts season with high hopes

October 11, 2019

The boys cross country team is all-in this season and gunning for a top-four finish at this year's state meet with little focus on just winning individua...

FOR THE WIN: Sophomore Ellie Spears strides down the chute finishing first in the APS City Championship meet on Oct. 8. The Knights’ finished first overall, sweeping the meet with the first five finishers.

Girls cross country shows future promise

October 7, 2019

Coming off of a fifth-place finish at the Class 5A state meet last year, the girls cross country team has big expectations for the 2019 season. “I do...

Girls cross country prepares for season

Elias Podber

September 8, 2017

The Grady girls cross country team has high hopes for this year’s season and have hit the ground running. The team thinks it can complete yet another rewarding year. Coach Jeff Cramer emphasized that last season’s finish at state is “old news.” “I’m not reflecting [on last year’s fifth place finish at state],” Cramer said. After finishing the 2016 season wi...

Younger members build the Grady cross country team

Younger members build the Grady cross country team

August 23, 2016

For the Grady cross country  team, which looks to compete for the state title in Class AAAAA, recruiting new members this year has not been a challe...

Graham (right) and Anders Russell (left) lead the boys toward the finish line during the state meet.

Seniors lead cross country teams to top 10 finishes

December 17, 2015

The boys and girls cross country teams finished their 2015 season with the girls placing fourth and the boys finishing seventh at the State Cross Coun...

Cross country team speeds through invitational meet

Carolyn Capelouto

September 29, 2015

The cross country team competed in the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational meet at the International Horse park in Conyers on Saturday, September 26. Although the rain impeded the runners and the scoring, the varsity girls team finished second behind North Hall. Senior Gracie Griffith led the team with a second place time of 21:19. Freshman Anna Tischer finished sixth place with...

Grady dominates week four at Grant Park

Sophie Durham

September 25, 2015

On Wednesday September 25, Grady competed in their fourth Grant Park meet of the season. The Grady girls dominated the race, taking the top seven places of the competition. First place was taken by senior Gracie Griffith, with a time of 22 minutes and 30 seconds. The next six runners, Walden Jones, Meredith Fossitt, Anna Tischer, Avery Bufkin, Magda Dumitrescu and Colleen...

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