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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 Charles Posey
GPB Sports Blog

Pope, Archer Wrestling Want To Go Out On Top

The state traditional wrestling finals is a special event for many people. Wrestlers have prepared for years to be here in Macon this weekend through grueling conditioning programs, fasting to make...

February 14, 2013 - 9:21am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

GHSA Swimming Titles Decided At Georgia Tech

The Dalton boys and Westminster girls won Class A-AAAAA state swimming and diving championships Saturday at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. It is yet another swimming and diving title for...

February 11, 2013 - 10:02am
Courtesy of Parkview High School
GPB Sports Blog

Expectations Great For Parkview, Marist

Parkview and Marist certainly have the talent to live up to the expectations No. 1 teams have in this meet. The War Eagles will rely on a mix of veterans and underclassmen this weekend, as seniors...

February 8, 2013 - 7:40am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Grapplers Prepare For Wrestling Sectionals

The sectionals will take place this weekend around the state as individual wrestlers will come together at 12 locations in order to qualify for the state meets. There are two sectional meets per...

February 8, 2013 - 7:39am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Redan Girls Assume AAAA Top Spot

The big changes this week came in 4A as Columbia lost to Redan and, therefore, relinquished its spot atop the poll. Redan took over while Columbia fell to No. 3. Also in 4A, Marist, Chestatee and...

February 8, 2013 - 7:36am

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