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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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Friday Night Recap

Thomas County Central defeated Marist 21-17 and Colquitt County edges Lovejoy 14-7 in two ranked duels Friday night. See below for recaps of those two games and more. Class AAAAAA Brookwood 31, Mill...

September 7, 2012 - 9:36pm

Rusty Rams Dispatch Eager Indians

At the turn of the century, Grayson had not played a year of high school football in its history. Now, Mickey Conn’s program is one of the best in the state after winning the 2011 Class AAAAA state...

August 25, 2012 - 12:41pm

Yellow Jackets Rely On Steady Defense

Thomas County Central had an uncharacteristic season in 2011. The Jackets lost five games for the first time since 2004 and finished fourth in Region 1-AAAA. But coach Bill Shaver’s squad won its...

August 25, 2012 - 5:48am

Friday Night Football Recaps

The first weekend of high school football kicked off Friday night, and dozens of schools in the state earned their first win of the season. Below, wins by Campbell, South Atlanta, Jackson-Atlanta,...

August 24, 2012 - 9:26pm

Corky Kell Classic Attracts Top Programs

Some coaches like to pad their teams’ schedules with easy wins in non-region games. But none of the coaches whose teams are playing in the 2012 Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic believe in that philosophy...

August 23, 2012 - 2:53pm

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Courtesy of GHSA
GPB Sports Blog

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
Courtesy of John Weatherford/River Oak Photography
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

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