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APS Baseball All-Stars to Face Cobb All-Stars in L.E.A.D. All-Star Baseball Classic at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) top high school baseball players will take on the best from Cobb County Schools in the first ever high school all-star game to be played at SunTrust Park. The L.E.A.D. Legacy Classic will be played Saturday, June 3 at 11:30 a.m. The game is free to the public. The game was…

Mays Girls Lead Historic Day for APS at Track and Field State Championships

The year of championships in Atlanta Public Schools came to a thrilling conclusion over the weekend as APS student athletes shined at the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship meets over the weekend. From the team standpoint, the Mays girls led the way, winning the Class 6A team championship. It is the…

Grady’s Speech and Debate Team Visits Washington, D.C., to Compete in George Mason University Tournament

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Imagine traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in a debate championship, while also visiting the new, awe-inspiring National Museum of African-American History and Culture, and meeting with some of President Barack Obama’s top policy advisers – all in four, jam-packed days. That is exactly what 29 members of the award-winning Henry W.…

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…

Three Football Teams Move on to Round Two of State Playoffs; Mays Cheerleaders Place Ninth at State

FOOTBALL Three Atlanta Public Schools teams advanced to the second round of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Football Playoffs, with wins over the weekend. Douglass (8-3), the No. 2 seed from Class AA-Region 6, dominated Elbert County (7-4), 28-7, Saturday at Lakewood Stadium. It was the first win in the playoffs for the…