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Head coach of the JV team, Coach Anderson, motivates the team as they come in for a huddle in the last 30 seconds of the half-time.

JV football team opens the new Walden Athletic Complex with a 14-12 loss to Douglass

October 19, 2018

On Oct. 19 2018, the new Walden Athletic Complex opened to host the JV football team's last game of the season. Although the team lost 14-12, to finished...

Quarterback Alvin James runs from a North Atlanta defender on a first down attempt on August 18th, 2018.

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

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...

Junior punter Reid Schratweiser punts the ball after the Northgate defense forced a quick three and out in the first quarter.

Football team looks to bounce back after 2-7 season

August 17, 2018

After a 2-7 losing season last year, Grady football is looking towards first time head coach Kevin Clark to bring back the winning ways of 2 years ago...

New Grady football coach Kevin Clark named today. Clark was a defensive coach at Mays, which advanced to the third round of the Class 6A playoffs. Courtesy of Kevin Clark)

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

January 6, 2018

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...

Grady takes the field while ripping through a 'Sen18rs' banner

Grady celebrates ‘Senior Knight’ as Banneker wins 21-18

November 8, 2017

Grady finished the season 2-7 after a 21-18 loss at home to Banneker (8-2) on Fri. Nov. 3 to seal its first losing season since 2001. The Trojans went...

Young Knights reverse winning football culture, finish season 2-7

November 4, 2017

    By Alex Langan and Sean Sweeney The Knights football team, whose all time record is 350-363-21 in 71 seasons, enjoyed success in...

Du'jwan Washington celebrates a late 2 point conversion

Knights fall to Carver 22-15

October 2, 2017

The Knights, winless this season, nearly upset the region-leading Carver Panthers Sept. 30 before falling 22-15. The loss dropped the Knights to 0-5 as Carver moved to 5...

Lithia Springs holds off Grady comeback for first win of season

Alex Langan, Assistant Managing Editor, Sports

September 19, 2017

In a battle of two winless regional rivals, the Knights (now 0-3) lost to the Lions (now 1-3) 22-20 at Lakewood Stadium after a failed two-point conversion, blocked field goal and turnovers on downs plagued Grady. This is just the Lions' third win since the start of the 2013 season. The game, which was originally scheduled for Thu. was moved to Sat. after Atlanta Public...

Knights varsity football team take the field before its season opener on Friday, Aug. 18. After scoring first, the Knights lost to rival North Atlanta 21-7 as the visiting team at Grady Stadium.

Young Knights football team fills big shoes, seeks success

August 21, 2017

The Knights took on the North Atlanta Warriors in their first game of the season, a 21-7 loss. Even with the loss, the team continues to build off last...

Sophomore quarterback Aquinas Stillwell runs in for an early touchdown against North Atlanta at Grady Stadium on Aug. 18. The Knights fell to the Warriors 21-7.

Knights fall to rival North Atlanta

August 19, 2017

    By Alex Langan In a rematch of a 53-0 blowout from last year, the Knights fell 21-7 to North Atlanta after a slew of underclas...

The team runs out of their banner before their first home playoff game against Walnut Grove.

Knights fall in second round of playoffs

December 8, 2016

A season starting with high hopes for a state championship ended on a last-second Woodland-Stockbridge kick. The 24-21 loss  ended the Knights’ hopes in the second round of...

Senior Knights football players overcome adversity to find success

Senior Knights football players overcome adversity to find success

November 30, 2016

by: Alex Tonico The year was 2013. The current senior Grady football players were just freshman waiting to make their mark and leave a legacy on the ...

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