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Several Paideia ultimate players were named to all-state teams.

Varsity players Isabel Arevalo '17, Hannah Neiditz '17, Josie Veal '17, Luke Smith '17, Sam Smith '17  and coach Miranda Knowles  were named to the first team.  Varsity players - Bess Renjilian '17, Katherine Jordak '17, Evan Mapes '17, Coleman Tappero '17,  and coach Michael Baccarini were named to the second team. Junior varsity boys Carter Dammann '17, Carson Race '17,  and coach Jim Veal were named to the junior varsity second  team.

Sixth Paideia Alum Wins Top College Ultimate Award

John Stubbs '13 was named the 2017 Callahan award winner. The Callahan Award is an annual award given to the best male and female college ultimate players in the country. In addition to honoring extraordinary physical talent and skills, the Callahan Award also honors sportsmanship and leadership. The winners are selected through online balloting by other college ultimate players.

As Michael Baccarini, Paideia varsity boys' ultimate coach, has noted. "It's awesome when you consider out of [thousands of] registered college players" so many "winners of this award are from one tiny school."

Previous Callahan winners are Pauline Lauterbach '98, Miranda Roth '00, Leila Tunnell '06, and George Stubbs '07 and Paula Seville '08.

Girls' Ultimate Wins Amherst Invitational
Girls' Ultimate Wins Amherst Invitational

The Paideia girls' varsity ultimate team won the Amherst Invitational in Massachusetts, a national tournament featuring ultimate teams from around the country. The girls' team finished the season with a 29-1 record.

Paideia Runner 3200-Meter State Champion
Paideia Runner 3200-Meter State Champion

Griffin McCauley '18 won the boys' 3200 at the state track championship meet. Griffin was second in the state in the 1600 meter run. Sophia West '18 was the runner-up in the 3200 meter for girls. Sophia was fifth in the 1600 meter. Alec Tubbs '19 was seventh in the boys' 3200 meter. Tommy Davis was fourth in the boys' long jump. Camryn Bourne '20 placed fifth in the girls' long jump. Photo: Dan McCauley





Team Opponent Date Result Score
Cross Country - Junior High
Wingfoot XC Classic
girls finished 8th out of 20 scoring teams, boys finished15th out of 22 scoring teams
Soccer - Junior High Boys' Blue vs.
Tie 1-1
Soccer - Junior High Boys' White
Intown Community School
Win 10-1
Soccer - Junior High Boys' Blue vs.
Sequoyah Middle School
Win 6-2
Volleyball - Varsity vs.
Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School
Loss 0-2
Volleyball - Varsity vs.
Atlanta International School
Loss 0-2
Soccer - Junior High Boys' White vs.
Killian Hill
Loss 5-2


Athletics forms

All students participating in JH or HS sports must complete the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Mandatory Health Questionnaire and Preparticipation Physical Exam. The health forms, with clearance by a physician or licensed practitioner, must be submitted through our Magnus Health system. In accordance with GHSA regulation the physical exam will be acceptable one year from the date of exam. Please follow the Magnus Health system instructions for uploading or faxing the form, you will receive email reminders when the physical needs to be updated.

A Concussion Awareness Form must be signed by both students and parent for each student participating in athletics.

All forms can also be found in the Magnus system.

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