APS Baseball All-Stars to Face Cobb All-Stars in L.E.A.D. All-Star Baseball Classic at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) top high school baseball players will take on the best from Cobb County Schools in the first ever high school all-star game to be played at SunTrust Park. The L.E.A.D. Legacy Classic will be played Saturday, June 3 at 11:30 a.m. The game is free to the public. The game was... Continue Reading →

APS Student Athletes Ink Scholarships at Annual National Signing Day Event

More than 50 student athletes from 10 Atlanta Public Schools high schools signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, at the annual APS National Signing Day event. This year’s ceremony was held at D.M. Therrell High School. While most of the scholarships signed were for football, other sports represented were baseball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball... Continue Reading →

APS to Host First-Ever High School All-Star Baseball Classic at Turner Field, Presented by L.E.A.D.

Atlanta Public Schools has a long and storied athletic history, and that includes baseball. Now APS will honor its baseball tradition by hosting the first high school all-star baseball game in the district’s history. The Atlanta Public Schools All-Star Baseball Classic, presented by L.E.A.D., will showcase nearly 50 of the top baseball student athletes in... Continue Reading →

Both North Atlanta Soccer Teams Undefeated in Region Competition, Mays Baseball Stays Hot

By Seth Coleman The soccer teams at North Atlanta are on fire! The boys team, which did not advance to the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) state playoffs last season, is 8-1-1 overall and 5-0 in region competition (Class AAAAA, Region 7). The Warriors, winners of eight consecutive games are tied with powerhouse Dalton High... Continue Reading →

B.E. Mays High School Baseball Team makes AAAAA State Playoffs

by Britney Morgan, Communications Officer brmorgan@atlanta.k12.ga.us With a record of 17-6-1 (9-4 Region), the Mays High School baseball team finished 3rd in Region 6-AAAAA, qualifying for the AAAAA State Playoffs. With a very young and gifted team; primarily sophomores and juniors, the Raiders have competed on a high level this season. Juniors; Isaiah Lewis (SS)  and... Continue Reading →

The community impacts Price Middle through mentoring and environmental initiatives

Luther Judson Price Middle School recently hosted a live video stream for the L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise, Direct) program.  The L.E.A.D program empowers “an at risk generation to lead and transform their city” by providing mentoring opportunities and teaching students key skills, discipline and leadership through the sport of baseball. The program has partnered with... Continue Reading →

APS Cool Kid: Dexwin Thompson

Therrell 2012 Graduate Dexwin Thompson described as a quietly effective leader by L.E.A.D. Scholar, athlete and 2012 graduate of Therrell High School, Dexwin Thompson, is the APS "Cool Kid" for the week of June 18, 2012. During the 2011-2012 school year, Dexwin served as an Ambassador for the L.E.A.D. (Launch, Expose, Advise, Direct), program. The elite of L.E.A.D.,... Continue Reading →

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