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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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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 Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Jefferson Takes Spartan Slam

Class AA No. 1 Jefferson won the Spartan Slam at West Hall. Flowery Branch came in second and Dawson County took third. … Class AAAAAA No. 1 Collins Hill edged host Class AAAA No. 1 Alexander 37-35...

November 21, 2012 - 6:56pm
Courtesy of Perry McIntyre
GPB Sports Blog

Lambert, Wesleyan Sweep Swim Meets

Lambert swept the Cherokee/Forsyth Relay Meet Saturday as the girls team scored 442 points and the boys totaled 450 in a meet that featured 10 squads from both counties. The Longhorns boys easily...

November 20, 2012 - 8:09am
Courtesy of Jay Turner
GPB Sports Blog

Gwinnett Cements Football Reputation

Gwinnett’s 9-2 night Friday night was impressive on many levels. The county did not boast a bunch of No. 1 seeds (only two, in fact) but its teams won games anyway. While Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb have...

November 19, 2012 - 8:12am
Courtesy of Mary Beth Dever
GPB Sports Blog

Intriguing Matchups Highlight First Round

Carrollton was a power in Class AAA the past few seasons, but now ventures into the mix in the Class AAAA postseason. In its first AAAA playoff game, the Trojans face a familiar team in Stephens...

November 16, 2012 - 3:47am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Georgia Wrestlers Honored In Offseason

At the Super 32 in Greensboro, N.C., on Oct. 20 and 21, two Georgia wrestlers made national names for themselves. Collins Hill juniors Ryan Milhof and Sean Russell faced off in the finals of the 113-...

November 14, 2012 - 8:06am