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 →

Four APS Teams to Compete in the State Basketball Quarterfinals on Wednesday

Four Atlanta Public Schools (APS) basketball teams – two boys and two girls – are still alive in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs, and will compete in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday. The Maynard Jackson girls (23-2) are still in the hunt to return to the Class AAAAA title game after... Continue Reading →

11 APS Teams Begin Basketball State Playoffs this Weekend

The South Atlanta and Carver boys, and the Maynard Jackson girls enter this weekend's Georgia High School Association state basketball playoffs as region champions and No. 1 seeds. It’s playoff time! Eleven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams earned spots in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs last weekend with three – the... Continue Reading →

Maynard Jackson Girls, Carver and South Atlanta Boys Win Region Titles as 11 APS Teams Advance to State

  BASKETBALL Eleven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams earned spots in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this weekend, while three will take the floor as region champions. The Carver boys sent shockwaves throughout the state as they made an improbable run to the Class AAAAA – Region 6 championship. Going into... Continue Reading →

Mays Football Advances to State Quarterfinals; South Atlanta Boys, Mays Girls in Top 10 Basketball Poll

FOOTBALL Mays advanced to the third round of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Football Playoffs on Friday evening. The Raiders (11-1), the No. 1 seed from Class AAAAAA-Region 5, rallied from a 22-8 deficit to defeat Lee County (9-3), 35-22. Mays shut out the Trojans in the second half, while the Raiders responded... 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 →

Carver-Grady Football Showdown, APS Volleyball Tournament, APS Water Polo Teams Highlight Weekend’s Athletic Calendar

Grady (left) and Carver will battle for first place in their region, Saturday afternoon (3 p.m.) at Lakewood Stadium. There is a variety of sports action to choose from this weekend, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, involving Atlanta Public Schools. FOOTBALL Grady and Carver will face off on Saturday, 3 p.m., at Grady Stadium, in... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta Hosts Rapper Dee-1, PricewaterhouseCoopers for Financial Literacy Program

David “Dee-1” Augustine wants young people to be what he calls “The 3 R’s”:  Real, Righteous and Relevant. But he also wants them to be financially aware and astute. That is why the math teacher turned rapper has hooked up with one of the world’s leading financial firms – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) – to spread... Continue Reading →

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