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Stephen Black

  • Managing Editor, Sports
  • Sports


Currently managing editor at Score Atlanta, Stephen Black has covered anything and everything in Georgia sports. Black has written about high school sports for Score, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Marietta Daily Journal as well as helping to produce the official GHSA programs for multiple sports. A native of Marietta currently living in Atlanta, Black has enjoyed Georgia high school sports for nearly 30 years.

Archive News Articles

A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Lassiter, Westminster Programs On Fire

No. 1 Lassiter embarrassed Woodstock boys soccer 8-0 to improve to 13-0 on the season. It is the Trojans’ third straight shutout. … No. 5 East Coweta beat Northgate 2-0 for its fifth straight clean...

April 1, 2013 - 8:14am
Courtesy of Jim Worthington
GPB Sports Blog

Wesleyan Quarterback Headed To Lassiter

Midway through Will Anderson’s junior season at Wesleyan, he had a change of mind. This sort of thing is commonplace among most teenagers, but Anderson’s decision would affect two prominent high...

March 20, 2013 - 9:54am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Champs Reap Spoils Of Victory

The state tournament went a long way to determining the final girls basketball rankings. Norcross finally regained the No. 1 rankings after beating North Gwinnett in the final, while Southwest DeKalb...

March 11, 2013 - 8:18am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Class AAAAAA Basketball Championship Preview

Girls North Gwinnett 30-1, Region 7 Coach Bryan Sellers’ team rode the prolific scoring of seniors Peyton Whitted and Lexie Brown with the rebounding of junior Stephanie Amichia and shooting of...

March 8, 2013 - 6:36am
Courtesy of David Weikel
GPB Sports Blog

Class AAAAA Basketball Championship Preview

Girls Southwest dekalb 23-8, Region 6 Coach Kathy Walton’s squad experienced growing pains this year after making the finals last season. The Panthers lost five games before the end of December, but...

March 8, 2013 - 6:34am