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Atlanta United Surprises with Good Results, Popularity Soars

Elias Podber, Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Arena

Within the first season of its history, Atlanta United has made a name for itself in Major League Soccer (MLS) as one of the teams to watch. Whether it be their enjoyable and offensive style of play, their high level players and head coach, or their popular red and black striped uniforms, Atlanta United has built a large fan base that extends to the students of Grady. “You always have high ex...

An Era of Superteams

An Era of Superteams

August 25, 2017

These days in sports, we are no longer in the age of the franchise players. Now is the day of the superteams. With teams like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston...

New York Struggles Continue

New York Struggles Continue

March 2, 2017

Once the confetti dropped down on the football field when the clock struck 0:00 in NRG Stadium, I could finally take a massive sigh of relief. The Falcons came up just short, fa...

Tackling Life With AYR

Tackling Life With AYR

October 19, 2016

Imagine walking out onto a field on a late October evening, cradling an egg-shaped ball under your arm and staring down a team of huge guys or girls who you’re going to have...

Michael Phelps Continues Legacy In Rio

Michael Phelps Continues Legacy In Rio

September 1, 2016

Over the past two weeks, the Olympics took over television all over the world. Many people paid great attention to American swimmer Michael Phelps. Everyone wanted to know if he...

Olympic Refugee Team Goes the Distance

Olympic Refugee Team Goes the Distance

August 26, 2016

The recently-ended 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio were tainted by a number of challenges and controversies, such as alleged human rights violations, police violence, the threat o...

Atlanta U16 Boys Ultimate Take Second In National Championship

Lili Chalfant, Writer

August 26, 2016

Filed under Arena

Atlanta’s U16 boys ultimate team, ATLas, took second in the nation at the ultimate Youth Club Championship (YCC) tournament in Blaine, Minnesota. The team was placed as fifth seed, so placing second in the nation was a huge accomplishment. Atlanta’s ultimate youth club sent four teams to the YCC tournament: U16 boys (ATLas), U19 boys (ATLiens), U19 mixed (flATLine), and U19 girls (cATLanta). The U...

Atlanta’s Major League Soccer Team Unites With Community

Cory Dillard, Writer

August 26, 2016

Filed under Arena

A big part of having a Major League Soccer team in a city is making sure the community is involved with the team. Atlanta United provides many community events for people to get involved in; anybody can participate if they want to stay connected to the team. One of these activities Flag Friday, where fans search for hidden Atlanta United flags to win prizes.  “I think Flag Friday makes people more awa...

Braves Shed Fat For Future

Braves Shed Fat For Future

June 20, 2016

The Atlanta Braves surprised many fans this year when management  blew apart the roster of a fairly successful team. Last year, Atlanta finished 79-83, second place in the Nati...

The arts, cultural and news magazine of Henry W. Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia