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Ellerton Pushes Students, Athletes to Work Hard Bruce Taylor Jun 6, 2018

Hard work and discipline were something Grady’s journalism teacher and track coach Del Ellerton learned at an early age. “I grew up initially in Mississippi,” Ellerton said. “We really didn’t have anything. I stayed with my grandparents up until I was third grade. My granddad basically worked in the fields in the summer driving tractors.... (via the Southerner Online)

AAAAA Girls Team Preview Aug 13, 2016

Here are the AAAAA Girls pre-season rankings and preview. Union Grove is going to be tough to beat this Fall.

AAAAA Boys Team Preview Aug 13, 2016

AAAAA will remain one of the strongest classes after a few AAAA schools have moved up. Clarkston will begin the season where they finished it in 2015, as #1. 

AAAA GHSA Boys State Preview Bruce Taylor Nov 5, 2015

The AAAA Boys race is one of the 'Feature' meets Saturday as this Class is on fire. Ga.MileSplit will be shooting race footage! Frank Pittman vs Thomas Moore for the Overall possibly...

AAAA GHSA Girls State Preview Bruce Taylor Nov 5, 2015

AAAA Girls will hit the State course after 7 races have competed, meaning they could face the worst conditions yet this Fall. Marist is a lock to take the team title unless 3 of their girls somehow do not finish the race.

4A Boys Team Rankings Week Ending 10-11 Georgia Ranking Committee Oct 14, 2015

Whitewater ran well as a team winning the Asics meet. Johnson (Gainesville) may have defeated nemesis North Hall for the first time in school history winning the Hall County meet. Buford and Eagle's Landing are back in the top 10 this week. Coach Wood should be a showdown with Marist vs St.Pius X.. Watch list (in no order) Chestatee, Pickens and White Co

4A Girls Team Rankings Week Ending 10-4 Georgia Ranking Committee Oct 8, 2015

A busy week for 4A girls squads despite the nasty weekend. Marist may have had their best race of the season at FSU. St.Pius X was 10th down in Tallahasee with a strong team average of 20:05. Once again the Mountain Invitational played a big part in sorting out this week’s rankings as White County surged up to 3rd this week. North Oconee put it all together at Mtn rising to 4th. Eagle's Landing ran well on their home course at Henry County Championships.

4A Boys Team Rankings Week Ending 10-4 Georgia Ranking Committee Oct 8, 2015

Marist ran very well at FSU besting St.Pius X who went after it early. North Oconee won the Mountain Invitational and are back in the All Class top 10 this week. Whitewater won a diluted Fayette County meet and the Mountain Invitational cleared thing up a little from 4-10.

4A Boys Team Rankings Week Ending 9/27 Georgia Ranking Committee Sep 30, 2015

Conditions were so difficult and the lead group that ran off course really affected some AAAA teams, so they won’t be penalized for that. Basically no change, Whitewater and North Oconee are starting to put it together so that the top of AAAA is starting to look very strong.

4A Boys Team Rankings Week Ending 9/20 Georgia Ranking Committee Sep 23, 2015

Not alot going on this week in 4A Boys for the top 7 squads. St. Pius boys ran very well at Hares and Hounds in NC at the revamped Foot Locker course. The gap between 1 and 2 has closed, while the West Hall meet added clarity to places 5-10 (for this week anyway)

Boys Preview of the 3rd Annual Atlanta Games Del Ellerton Mar 6, 2015

The third annual Atlanta Games Invitational is shaping up again to be one of the season's top early meets. This year's edition features several intriguing match ups. Banneker's Ryan Clark, the national leader in the 100 and No. 2 in the 200, takes to the Lakewood Stadium track where he ended the 2014 season with region titles in the long jump, 400, 200, 4x100 and 4x400.

Jawayln Brooks Wins Pole Vault at SWAC Indoor Championships Bruce Taylor Feb 23, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Jawalyn Brooks set a new SWAC record for men's pole vault, jumping a height of 4.65m (15-03.00). The 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship was awarded to the Tigers of Texas Southern University Sunday afternoon at the Birmingham Crossplex. (via

Atlanta Track Club's Boys AAAA Region ReCap Bruce Taylor Apr 21, 2014

Marist was pushed to the brink in Region 6 by speedy Grady and Banneker, but q'd their State scoring threats.  Carrollton trounced their Region 5 opponents in their quest for another state title. Westover took Region 1 over rival Monroe-Albany and Eagle's Landing bested upstart Griffin by 9 points in Region 4.   

Westlake Relays Meet Summary Taylor Ford Apr 5, 2014

31 teams were scheduled to run at the 2014 Westlake Relays with many of them having top athletes. Nationally ranked sprinters and relays threw down against team powerhouses in an exciting day of running with some events that aren’t run as frequent.  Images and video should be coming soon...

Nyla Woods Signs her NLI with St.John's University Bruce Taylor Feb 11, 2014

Nyla Woods of Grady HS in Atlanta signs her NLI with St. John's University in New York City (Queens)  Nyla was named to the 2013 World Youth Team, and competed in the hammer throw in the Donetsk, Ukraine.  Nyla was also the 4A Georgia State champion in the shot put.  Nyla will compete for St. John's in the shot put, hammer and weight throw.