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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.

Archive News Articles

Brookwood, Pope Win Major Meets

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with 273.5 points. Jefferson came in as runner-up with 204 points and was followed by Collins Hill (199.5) and Carrollton (186). Overall wrestlers...

January 23, 2013 - 9:22am

Banks County Upset Highlights Dual Wrestling Tournament

At the state dual wrestling tournament in Macon, No. 1 Archer won its first state wrestling championship while top-ranked Pope breezed to the Class AAAAA title. Archer was considered the favorite...

January 12, 2013 - 9:51pm

Norcross, Tucker Rise To No. 1

Preseason No. 1 McEachern has tumbled out of the rankings as we re-visit the world of girls basketball midway through the season. In the Indians' wake, Norcross has risen to the top of AAAAAA while...

January 11, 2013 - 12:37pm

Class AAAA Final: Sandy Creek Rolls Past Ridgeland

Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the...

December 15, 2012 - 5:37pm

Class AAA Final: Buford Outlasts Pius

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:46pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Jason Mussell
GPB Sports Blog

Class AAAA Basketball Championship Preview

GIRLS Columbia – 26-3, Region 6 Columbia looks to win a third state title in four years and has shown to be a back to championship form all season, but had to tread through adversity in their...

March 7, 2013 - 6:24am
Courtesy of Jason Mussell
GPB Sports Blog

Eagle's Landing, Hillgrove Break Through

Junior Kyle Castlin led Hillgrove to what some were calling an upset of perennial-power Wheeler Saturday at Georgia Tech. Castlin scored 20 to help the Hawks clinch their first-ever trip to the...

March 5, 2013 - 4:54am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

St. Pius X Girls Headed To Class AAA Finals

The St. Pius X girls defeated Chapel Hill and will return to the finals for the first time since the state championship season of 2007. Meanwhile, the Buford boys fell to Savannah and will not get a...

March 3, 2013 - 6:28am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Cobb Powers Looking For 6A Hardware

Class AAAAAA Coach Jesse McMillan’s team is back. His Norcross Blue Devils won the 2011 state title with an upset of Milton and won three straight state titles from 2006-2008. This year’s edition has...

March 1, 2013 - 7:27am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Defending Champs Face Talented Challengers

While Pope is looking to “three-peat,” Archer is trying to win the first traditional title in school history. The Tigers won their first wrestling state championship ever last month in the duals, but...

February 15, 2013 - 10:43am