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 →

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 →

Mays Girls Lead Historic Day for APS at Track and Field State Championships

The year of championships in Atlanta Public Schools came to a thrilling conclusion over the weekend as APS student athletes shined at the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship meets over the weekend. From the team standpoint, the Mays girls led the way, winning the Class 6A team championship. It is the... Continue Reading →

Mays Rises to No. 7 in AJC-GHSFD Top 10 Football Poll, Washington’s Taylor Selected Area Volleyball POTY, Washington and KAC Advance to Volleyball State Playoffs

Mays rose to No. 7 in this week’s Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)/Georgia High School Football Daily (GHSFD) Class AAAAAA Top 10 poll, after blasting Douglas County 55-0 on Friday. A host of Raiders (5-1 overall, 4-0 in Class AAAAAA-Region 5) played a role in the blowout win, including senior quarterback Bardenie “B.J.” Phillips, who completed... 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 →

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Grady, Mays, South Atlanta Blow Out Opponents on the Gridiron

Grady, Mays and South Atlanta destroyed their opponents Friday night, defeating them by a combined score of 161-14. Grady (3-1), ranked No. 10 in the Atlanta Journal Constitution/Georgia High School Football Daily Class AAAAA Top 10, pummeled Lithia Springs (0-4) of Douglas County, 74-14. Several Grey Knights had big games. Leading the way was senior... Continue Reading →

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