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Kiss 2019 End of the Road Tour Hits Atlanta

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2019

In 2018, Kiss announced that they will be doing a farewell tour in 2019 called the “End of the Road Tour.” It began on Jan. 31, 2019, and with over 100 shows scheduled, it is expected to end on Dec....

 This marks the first time Atlanta United won a trophy in the two years that they have been a team.

Atlanta United Crowned Champion After Winning the MLS Cup 2-0

Grace Wood, Sports Editor December 17, 2018

On Saturday, December 9, the Atlanta United soccer team brought home the MLS Cup against the Portland Timbers, which is the first trophy the team has received. The Five Stripes have been on fire this...

Weezer performed on Sept 16 at the Roxy Stage, performing their oldest hits and many of the newer ones. The band was able to entertain a wide range of people in the crowd, screaming along to songs that many would call legendary.

Music Midtown: Sending Summer Off With a Bang

Holley Murray, Staff Writer October 19, 2017

Some places in the world irresistibly give the feeling that reality is somehow altered within, as though less problems exist and time is less real. Held in Piedmont Park on Sept. 16 and 17, Music Midtown...

NFHS students wait with bated breath to see if they placed in their category at the closing ceremony. For most categories, students had to be in the top seven to place.

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer May 10, 2017

This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to...

John Wall, the all-star Washington Point Guard, versus Dennis Schroder, the German Atlanta Hawks Point Guard. (Photo credit to http://soaringdownsouth.com/2017/03/22/atlanta-hawks-vs-wizards-matchup/)

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer May 10, 2017

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3,...

John Wall, the all-star Washington Point Guard, versus Dennis Schroder, the German Atlanta Hawks Point Guard. (Photo credit to http://soaringdownsouth.com/2017/03/22/atlanta-hawks-vs-wizards-matchup/)

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer May 9, 2017

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3,...

The two ECHL teams in action at the Infinite Energy Center on Sugarloaf Parkway.

Hockey from a Non-Fan’s Perspective

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer April 14, 2017

As a person who avoids sports and exercise like the plague and has almost never watched any kind of game on TV, I did not know what to expect from the first real hockey match I’ve ever been to this past...

Atlanta United will begin play on March 5 with a home game against the New York Red Bulls. The team will then play three more games that month: an away game against Minnesota United FC on March 12, a home game against Chicago Fire on March 18 and an away game against the Seattle Sounders FC on March 31.

What is Atlanta United FC?

Jack Scott, Staff Writer April 12, 2017

Soccer (or football in other countries) is the most popular sport in the world. While it is difficult to find exact numbers for the amount of fans, the sport known officially as association football (as...

Concept art of Suntrust Park, which will be opening up next year (Source: www.ballparksofbaseball.com).

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer December 7, 2016

The temple is seen as a sacred ground, a place where people congregate for a common purpose. For 20 years, Atlanta’s temple, Turner Field, featured the Atlanta Braves. This is not a time to mourn a time...

St. Lucia performed on the Electric Ballroom stage shortly before the thunderstorm caused an emergency evacuation. The band played a set-list of songs from their most recent album, “Matter.”

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor September 20, 2016

With muddy shoes and ponchos, the attendees of the 2016 Music Midtown festival were definitely in for a show as they conquered the heat and the rain to see a variety of artists. Music Midtown is an annual...

The Braves’ new park, SunTrust Stadium, is set to be ready on opening day 2017. Photo from this video: https://youtu.be/AEj6ZUOqwcI

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

Jack Dalmolin , Staff Writer May 26, 2016

Nobody expected anything special from the Braves this year. The 2016 season is definitely a rebuilding season for Atlanta. Over the summer, Braves fans checked the sports section of the news each week...

The current logos for  the two teams.

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer March 2, 2016

Fifty years ago, the Atlanta Braves became the first Professional Sports Franchise in the city of Atlanta. It was a huge step for the city, and it marked a huge step for the city. Besides finally being...

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