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UPDATE: North Atlanta Swimmers, Divers Shine at State Competition

  It was a big weekend for the North Atlanta swimming and diving program at the Georgia High Schools Association state meet! Junior diver Drew Sheldon got things started on Friday when he earned the title as the top diver in Georgia’s second-largest classification (Class AAAAAA). In swimming and diving, the schools in the state’s…

Five Atlanta Public Schools Students Sign Division I Football Scholarships on NCAA’s Early Signing Day

(Click here to view the video.) Five Atlanta Public Schools (APS) student-athletes signed scholarship letters Wednesday, the first day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) new early signing period. In years past, the first day high school seniors could sign their National Letters of Intent for the school they chose was the first Wednesday…

Atlanta Public Schools to Host First Annual Minority Coaches Association of Georgia Senior Bowl

(Click here to view a video about the first annual Minority Coaches Association of Georgia Senior Bowl.) A brand new high school all-star game featuring 150 of the state’s top senior players, including 50 from Atlanta Public Schools, will be held at Lakewood Stadium on New Year’s Weekend. The inaugural Minority Coaches Association of Georgia…

Kandice Mitchell Named to USA Football Board of Directors

USA Football, the sport’s national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced today that Atlanta Public Schools Assistant Athletic Director Kandice Pritchett Mitchell, a member of the gold medal-winning 2017 U.S. Women’s National Football Team, has joined its board of directors. Mitchell was named to the board by a vote of…

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…

Carver, Mays Win Football Region Titles! APS to be Well Represented in State Playoffs

The regular season still has one week remaining, but it has already been a historic one for Atlanta Public Schools! Two schools clinched region champions on Friday night while four others secured spots in the Georgia High School Association state playoffs, which will begin the weekend of Nov. 10. Here’s a recap: Carver The Panthers…

Grady Boys and Girls Sweep District Cross Country Championships

APS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Grady boys and girls cross country teams swept the Atlanta Public Schools Cross Country Championships in dominating fashion last week. The boys’ team finished with an average time (18 minutes, 38.36 seconds) that was nearly a full minute faster than the second-place team, North Atlanta (19:29.40). Rounding out the top…