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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…

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…

APS Middle Schoolers Hit the Field, Learn Life Lessons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

(Go here to view a short video on this year’s SEC Youth Football Clinic.) Two days before Auburn University and the University of Georgia will decide the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 175 Atlanta Public School middle school students hit the field under the guidance of former college and National Football League (NFL)…

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…