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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 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

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