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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

The GHSA/AJC State High School Football Rankings

A familiar face is out of the rankings for the first time this season. After a 20-0 loss to Dunwoody, Marist is out of the Class 4A top 10. Lovejoy benefited by the fall of the War Eagles and...

October 17, 2010 - 8:30pm

Roundups from 13 Friday Night Games

ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 28, Mt. Zion (Jonesboro) 7: Michael Ross took over in the fourth, scoring on a 68-yard run and 74-yard catch for the hosts (5-1). Austin Smith pulled Mt. Zion (5-1)...

October 15, 2010 - 8:08pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 8

There is a new No. 1 in Class A. After Wilcox Co. upset Charlton Co. Friday night, Clinch Co. jumped into the No. 1 spot over No. 2 Wesleyan. The Patriots, who have still not lost a home game since...

October 10, 2010 - 9:53pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 20, Tri-Cities 14: LaDarius Mathis had two rushing touchdowns, and his 1-yard plunge in overtime sealed the victory for the visiting Eagles (5-1) over the Bulldogs (4-...

October 8, 2010 - 8:01pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Lowndes at Valdosta The Winnersville Classic is this Friday night in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium fittingly with a lot on the line. A crowd of about 12,000 will be in attendance to watch the battle of...

October 7, 2010 - 9:06pm


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