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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


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Brookwood Girls Top Final Cross Country Poll

At the cross country championships in Carrollton on Saturday, the season ended with 12 state titles decided. In Class AAAAAA, Mill Creek brought the boys trophy back to Gwinnett yet again while...

November 13, 2012 - 9:01am
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GPB Sports Blog

Early Swim Meets Produce State Qualifiers

Class AA power Westminster hosted Mill Creek from the state’s largest classification Tuesday in one of the state’s first competitive swimming and diving meets with the visiting Hawks taking victories...

November 13, 2012 - 8:57am
Courtesy of Terance Johnson
GPB Sports Blog

Tough Playoff Openers For Region Champs

One four-seed vs one-seed game that really jumps off the page at you in Class AAAAAA is Colquitt County, owners of an upset win over Camden County Friday night, traveling to McEachern for a first-...

November 12, 2012 - 8:48am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Comets Meet Panthers On GPB-TV

They say success lives in Gwinnett County. And in the world of high school sports, that is especially true. The two Class AAAAAA regions made up predominantly of Gwinnett programs are like the...

November 8, 2012 - 8:51pm
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Walton Moves Up In Cross Country Poll

No. 1 Athens Academy won the Class A private schools state championship at First Presbyterian. Meanwhile, Georgia Military won the public school championship and entered the poll at No. 10. Behind No...

November 7, 2012 - 7:44am