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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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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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