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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 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

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