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APS Knights enter new season, experience early success

Morgan Watkins, writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

The APS Knights water polo team, comprised of athletes from Grady, North Atlanta and students from several private schools, started a season of redemption after a winless regular season a year ago. APS faced Collins Hill and Greater Atlanta Christian, defeating Collins Hill 13-7 and Greater Atl...

APS Knights move on to Division One

Conrad Newton

October 16, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Team Blogs, Water Polo

The APS Knights water polo team won their Division (2) with a regular season record of 11-1. The APS team went on to the state tournament this past weekend and lost in the first round to Greater Atlanta Christian. They went on to tie for ninth in the consolation bracket. Next year the Knights will move...

Girls’ team wins state

Girls’ team wins state

Conrad Newton

October 5, 2015


Filed under Water Polo

The girls team swept the Championship bracket this past weekend with a bye in the first round and seamless victory against North 12-2. The APS Knights girls team then went on to play Collins Hill in the state championship winning 6-5  With this win the girls cemented their perfect session, 14-0....

APS Knights take on Collins Hill

APS Knights take on Collins Hill

Conrad Newton

September 29, 2015


Filed under Water Polo

Grady took on undefeated Division 1 team Collins Hill. The Knights were up 2-1 at the end of the first quarter, but ended up losing in dramatic fashion 5-8. Grady hopes to recover from this 2 loss streak with an  upcoming match against the Norcross Blue Devils. Sloan Hodges, Gregory Fedorov, and Ma...

Greater Atlanta defeats Knights

Greater Atlanta defeats Knights

Conrad Newton

September 25, 2015


Filed under Water Polo

The Grady Water Polo team took their  first loss of the season to Greater Atlanta Christian.  The Knights beat Greater Atlanta Christian earlier in the season but took an unexpected loss on Wednesday, loosing 12-9.  They are now on top of their division with a record of 10-1, putting them on track...

Riptide carries Knights into California

Riptide carries Knights into California

Conrad Newton

September 17, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo

Over the summer, seniors Jesse Hume and Sloan Hodges competed in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) and played in the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics in Orange County, Ca. for the Miami Riptides Swim Club for the second year in a row. Traveling across the country, they competed on the national level...

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