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Elias Podber
Elias Podber is a senior this year and is excited to co-lead the sports section of the paper to new heights. He is captain of the cross country team and a distance runner on the track team, as well as a good friend of local celebrity Ashton Kutcher. Fun fact: Elias is actually a redhead. Enjoy his sports stories as he dodges anything from football players to soccer balls to tennis rackets on the sidelines.

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

May 06, 2020
10 sports movies to watch during social distancing (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
Dear senior athletes (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Alumna Griffith finishes top 100 at U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2020
Senior Palaian commits to West Point for soccer (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2020
U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon conclude with unlikely qualifiers (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2020
Q&A with top qualifiers, U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2020
Signing Day Photo Essay (Media)
Feb 20, 2020
Girls basketball makes state 5A playoffs after six-year drought, loses to Buford first round (Story/Media)
Feb 13, 2020
“Lady” labels on sports teams are sexist, must be removed (Media)
Feb 06, 2020
‘Just Mercy’ provides accurate depiction of fight against wrong convictions (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Basketball program transforms with new coaching (Story/Media)
Dec 17, 2019
Girls basketball aim for playoffs (Media)
Dec 17, 2019
Boys basketball starts 5-6 (Media)
Dec 17, 2019
ACT’s maker should pay reparations to students (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
‘Dynamic’ 3-Star recruit Nathaniel Wiggins attracting college attention (Story/Media)
Aug 24, 2019
Knights lose to North Atlanta 40-19 after two players are ejected (Media)
Oct 19, 2019
Knights dominate North Springs on homecoming, win 40-0 (Media)
Oct 23, 2019
Former quarterback Kelley recalls undefeated 2005 season that set Knights on winning course (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
Knights fall to division leader Carver 37-21 (Media)
Oct 02, 2019
Meyer climbs to new heights (Story)
Sep 28, 2019
Christian Coleman, son of APS media relations manager, wins IAAF World Championships (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Senior wins kicking camp competitions, impacts team (Media)
Aug 28, 2019
Volleyball starts 1-10, set to improve with new coach (Story/Media)
May 06, 2019
Track and field State 5A qualifiers (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
Five soccer players named to All-Region 6AAAAA Team (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Boys tennis advances to Final Four in State 5A tournament (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Sports staff questions lack of clarity in staff turnover (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
Boys lacrosse misses out on playoffs (Media)
Mar 11, 2019
Lack of seniors, boys track to improve with strong team effort (Media)
Mar 01, 2019
Large group, new coach to help girls track (Story/Media)
Feb 06, 2019
Boys soccer to rebuild after graduation of 14 seniors (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2019
Girls soccer uses senior leadership in new season, expect improvement (Story/Media)
Jan 23, 2019
A new girls junior varsity soccer team creates opportunities for freshmen (Media)
Jan 09, 2019
Girls basketball triumphs against Banneker, boys lose (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Atlanta United sets high expectations in second year (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Senior Wood makes All-Region 6AAAAA First Team volleyball (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Girls and boys basketball teams take on South Atlanta (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Boys and girls cross country finish fifth at state (Story/Media)
Oct 22, 2018
Knights lose 29-7 to Maynard-Jackson in crucial game (Media)
Oct 20, 2018
Walden Sports Complex unveiled (Media)
Oct 15, 2018
Life as a twin: Palaian’s inside perspective (Media)
Oct 01, 2018
Off the beaten path sports entice student athletes (Story/Media)
Aug 22, 2018
Girls cross country adapts to new lineup (Story/Media)
May 16, 2018
Region champion boys tennis team’s season ends in playoffs (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Girls cross country prepares for season (Story)
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