10 APS Teams Advance to State Basketball Playoffs, Four as Region Champions

Atlanta Public Schools will be well represented in the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this week, as 10 APS teams have advanced to three-week tournament, four as region champions. The Douglass girls (16-6) won the Region 6-AA championship with a 59-34 win over KIPP Atlanta Collegiate last Friday night. The Lady Astros... Continue Reading →

State Playoffs in Football Begin this Weekend for Six APS Teams

Six Atlanta Public Schools teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs in football and will compete in first round games this weekend. Here’s a look: Mays Mays finished the regular season with a record of 9-1 and won the Region 5-AAAAAA championship for the second consecutive season. The Raiders will... Continue Reading →

Mays Football Team Ranked Fourth in the State, Carver Senior to Receive National Honor on Thursday

The Mays Raiders (3-1) won their third game in a row Saturday, blasting New Manchester of Douglas County, 49-7, at Lakewood Stadium. Mays dominated the game and did not allow a score by New Manchester until the final minute of play. Mays is ranked No. 4 in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAAAA Top 10... Continue Reading →

Two APS Teams Advance to Final Four of the State Basketball Playoffs

Two Atlanta Public Schools (APS) basketball teams have advanced to the Final Four of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs. Both the Mays girls and South Atlanta boys will play on Saturday for the opportunity to compete in the state finals of their respective classifications (Note:  Tickets for the semifinals games are... Continue Reading →

ICYMI: Douglass, KAC, Mays Victorious at APSDomecoming 2016 North Atlanta, Grady Win APS Cross Country Titles

Another year, another successful Atlanta Public Schools Domecoming Football Classic. A total of about 10,000 spectators – and hundreds more who stayed outside to tailgate and socialize with their fellow alums – flocked to the Georgia Dome to see five APS schools in action in the 2016 APS Domecoming Football Classic, sponsored by The Loudermilk... Continue Reading →

Chloe Robinson Helps Lead Mays Into Domecoming 2016, 12 APS Water Polo Knights Make State All-Star Team

By the very essence of what they do, football kickers have to become comfortable performing under pressure. For some, it’s too much. But not Mays’ Chloe Robinson. Not only does she stare down the pressure of being a first-year football player and a female on a team ranked in the top 10 in the state,... Continue Reading →

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Washington, KAC Shut Out APS Rivals

Washington and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate (KAC) shut out their fellow Atlanta Public Schools opponents this weekend and are now tied for first place in their region. Washington (2-3, 1-0 in Class AA-Region 6) defeated B.E.S.T. Academy (1-5, 1-1), 7-0, in a hard-fought defensive battle Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Earlier that evening at Lakewood, KAC... Continue Reading →

Grady’s Caylin Newton Wins Weekly Atlanta Touchdown Club Award

Grady senior quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Atlanta Touchdown Club’s Back of the Week for his performance against Lithia Springs last Friday. Caylin led the Gray Knights to a 74-14 victory by tossing five touchdown passes and running for another score. His brother, Cam, the reigning National Football League MVP, won the award... Continue Reading →

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