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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 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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