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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

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 7

It was a popular week for byes throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in recent weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had...

October 3, 2010 - 7:43pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTH FULTON North Clayton 20, Banneker 6: North Clayton (4-1) held on for a 20-6 win after leading 20-0 at the half against host Banneker (3-3). Adalius Matthews ran for 106 yards and two...

October 1, 2010 - 8:08pm

790 the Zone Game of the Week: South Gwinnett at Brookwood

There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets. Both teams have...

October 1, 2010 - 10:01am

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 6

Another Friday night has come and gone and the top 10 football rankings have seen more changes. Class AAAA saw the most alterations after Kell defeated Hiram to knock the Hornets out of the top 10....

September 26, 2010 - 8:54pm

Friday Night Summaries

Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown...

September 24, 2010 - 8:30pm


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