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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…

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…

Atlanta R&B Group 112 Announces Comeback Album with Week’s Worth of Activities at South Atlanta High School

Twenty years ago, legendary super producer Diddy introduced a hot new R&B act, consisting of four aspiring vocal artists from then-George High School, with the vocal ability to dominate rhythm and blues while simultaneously complimenting hip hop. The group consisted of Quinnes Parker, Michael Keith, Marvin “Slim” Scandrick and Daron Jones also known as 112. Now after…

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…