Thursday, November 22, 2012
Fans of the Grey Knights will have the opportunity to watch Grady take on Monroe Area streamed live online Friday night.
It’s a big weekend for Midtown football teams kicks as Grady High and Georgia Tech hit the highway for some rather important contests. First up are the Grey Knights, who enter the second round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs on Friday evening. Grady, 9-2, will travel to Walton County to take on Monroe Area, 10-1, in a game set for 7:30 p.m. at Legion Field. Both teams area unranked as Grady is the No. 3 seed from Region 6-AAAA and Monroe Area is the top seed from 8-AAAA. The Purple Hurricanes pulled out a 21-14 victory over Shaw in the opening round while Grady quarterback Kivon Taylor led the Grey Knights to a 27-17 win at River Ridge last Friday. The game will one of 35 tonight that will be streamed live on WSBtv.com at …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Georgia Tech registers first win of year in easy fashion at home while Grady High hits the road to stay unbeaten.
It was a victorious football Saturday for Midtown schools Saturday as both Georgia Tech and Grady High School cruised to double-digit victories. The Grey Knights from Grady hit the road to score a 39-29 win* over North Clayton. Now 2-0 on the year, the Grey Knights continue out-of-region play when they play host to Riverdale on Friday, Sept. 14. As for the Yellow Jackets, they rebounded from a frustartiing 20-17 overtime Labor Day loss at Virginia Tech to rout overmatched Presbyterian (smallest school in Division I with an enrollment of 1,200) by a 59-3 final. *Don’t forget Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Grady’s senior quarterback Kivon Taylor completed 12 of 25 passes for 247 yards in the victory.
Brad Waggoner admitted to butterflies Friday night in making his debut as Decatur High's head football coach. His young team had traveled to Atlanta to face an experienced Grady High team. “I was just hoping we wouldn’t come in here and get beaten by four touchdowns or more," he said. Decatur lost 18-6 at Grady Stadium, but his team showed spirit and tenacity during the losss. See here to view a video replay of Friday's contest and see here for the Southerner's recap of the Grady win. A single play may have symbolized the entire night. With 1:18 left in the game Decatur had a third down on Grady’s one-inch line, only a blink away from cutting the score to six or even five points. Decatur fumbled the snap, giving the ball to Grady. It’s …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Residents and visitors urged to prepare for large crowds in Midtown and the surrounding area this holiday weekend
The Labor Day weekend is here and it should be quite the busy one in Midtown and the surrounding area. With events scheduled ranging from Dragon*Con to Atlanta Black Pride to Park Tavern music festivals to college and prep football games, the Atlanta Police Department is reminding residents to stay safe and prepare accordingly for expected traffic and crowds. “The best advice I can give is for folks to not leave anything of value in their cars,” said Maj. Wayne Whitmire, Commander of APD’s Zone 5. “It’s actually a crime where people have a great deal of power to avoid becoming a victim. Leave items of value at home, or take them with you if absolutely necessary. Do not leave them in your car.” Atlanta Black Pride kicked off Thursday and …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Rising seniors invited to get a head start on college planning with short sessions on building a college list, resume writing, admissions jargon, essay writing, scholarships, financial aid and more.
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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
On Friday, Aug. 3, Grady's College and Career Connection (CCC), is sponsoring the first-ever "Apply to College" Boot Camp for Grady's Class of 2013. Grady's CCC, completely run by parent volunteers, is beginning its fourth year this fall, and has helped Grady seniors achieve numerous scholarships and college acceptances. Rising Grady seniors are invited to get a head start on their college planning this Friday with short sessions on building a college list, resume writing, admissions jargon, essay writing, scholarships, financial aid and more. Many local college recruiters will be there and those confirmed include the University of Georgia; Valdosta State University; Spelman College; University of West Georgia; Agnes Scott College; …