Weekend Sports Recap: BEST Academy Pulls Major Upset

B.E.S.T. was definitely “best” Friday night. B.E.S.T. Academy lead the way for Atlanta Public Schools football teams over the weekend, as the Eagles trounced Landmark Christian School 53-7, Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Landmark, located in Fairburn, was ranked as the No. 4 Class A private school in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Top 10 poll... 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 →

Grady Clinches First Region Title Since 2010; 23 Make Class AA-Region 6 Softball Team

FOOTBALL Grady is the Class AAAAA-Region 6 champion! The Grey Knights clinched the title with a 15-14 win over Riverwood (Fulton County) last Friday. Senior quarterback Caylin Newton led the way by completing 18-of-25 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns – one to DiMarcus Clay for 47 yards, the other for 80 yards to... Continue Reading →

APS Teams Sweep Class AA-Region 6 Softball Playoff Spots; South Atlanta, Therrell Battle to Keep Football Playoff Hopes Alive

Atlanta Public Schools softball teams claimed all four state playoff spots this week in the Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA) Class AA-Region 6. The teams are South Atlanta, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA), Therrell and Washington. The group is led by South Atlanta (14-5 overall, 8-2 in Class AA-Region 6), which won... Continue Reading →

Therrell, Grady and Jackson teams advance to state playoffs

Congratulations to APS' Grady High School and Maynard Jackson High School volleyball teams, as well as the Therrell High School softball team.  The three teams have advanced to the state playoffs. All teams will compete on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.  Good luck to our lady Knights, Jaguars and Panthers!'' Grady High @ Perry 5:30 pm Therrell... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Terrisianna & Terrianna Taylor Grade: 8th Grade School: Crawford W. Long Middle Terrisianna Taylor and Terrianna Taylor are twins who have a variety of interests, but are both very ambitious with their education and careers. They have a younger brother who they love very dearly, and enjoy attending school at Crawford Long Middle School.... Continue Reading →

Football, Volleyball and Softball: APS Weekly Athletic Schedule August 20-August 25

Varsity Football Date Teams Time Location 24-Aug Jackson @ Towers 7:30PM Avondale Stadium 24-Aug S. Atlanta @ Lithonia 5:15PM Panthersville Stadium 24-Aug Carver vs. Riverdale 7:00PM Lakewood Middle School Football Date Teams Time Location 25-Aug Long @ Kennedy 9:00AM Grady Stadium 25-Aug Brown @ Inman 10:45AM Grady Stadium 25-Aug Price @ Harper-Archer 12:30PM Grady Stadium... Continue Reading →

Bunche Middle School Lady Chargers named district softball champs

by Rendell Jackson, APS Athletic DepartmentAs the Fall comes to an end, champions are crowned.  As fate would have it, Bunche Middle School and Drew Charter found themselves in an epic battle of the top tier teams in middle school softball.These two teams participated in the first Atlanta Public Schools softball playoffs.  On their way... Continue Reading →

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