10.28 APS to Host First Ever Basketball Media Day, Wednesday


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Seth Coleman, Media Relations Manager
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

October 28, 2019


APS to Host First Ever Basketball Media Day, Wednesday

Therrell boys











ATLANTA – With high school basketball practice officially starting last week across the state, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will host its first ever media day event for boys and girls basketball, Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 – 6:15 p.m., at Mays High School (3450 Benjamin E. Mays Drive, SW).


Coaches and top players from the 12 APS high schools will talk about their prospects for the upcoming season. Last season, APS swept the state’s AA classification as the Douglass girls team and the Therrell boys team won state titles. Also, the South Atlanta boys team won the Region 6-AA championship. Most of the top players from all three of those squads return this season. 


Douglass-South Atlanta girls basketball


WHAT:        First-ever Atlanta Public Schools Basketball Media Day event, featuring coaches and top player from the girls and boys teams of the 12 APS high schools.

WHEN:        Wednesday, October 30 | 4:30 – 6:15 p.m.

WHERE:      Benjamin E. Mays High School | 3450 Benjamin E. Mays Drive, SW


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