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Stephen Black

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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.

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Dynasties Dot Landscape of High School Hoops in Georgia

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to...

March 7, 2011 - 6:11pm

Quarterfinals Action from Dalton Yields Major Upset

Tonight at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Buford pulled what could be called the upset of the GHSA boys state basketball tournament.The Wolves took down perennial power...

March 4, 2011 - 6:39pm

Dual Wrestling Championships Promote Teamwork

Bud Hennebaul and Pete Fritts know their wrestling. After all, they’ve been been involved with the sport since their childhoods. Hennebaul was a five-year-old beginner in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where his...

February 25, 2011 - 1:46pm

Four Repeat Team Champions in GHSA Traditional Finals

Sometimes, history repeats itself. And that is what happened in four of the state's five classifications today in the Arena at Gwinnett during the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships....

February 19, 2011 - 3:57pm

No. 2 Peachtree Ridge Hangs on to Defeat Pesky North Gwinnett

Rivalry games tend to bring out the best in sports. And tonight's Region 7-5A semifinal between Gwinnett County neighbors North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge was no exception. After nine lead changes...

February 18, 2011 - 8:40pm

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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

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