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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.

Archive News Articles

The GHSA/AJC State High School Football Rankings

A familiar face is out of the rankings for the first time this season. After a 20-0 loss to Dunwoody, Marist is out of the Class 4A top 10. Lovejoy benefited by the fall of the War Eagles and...

October 17, 2010 - 8:30pm

Roundups from 13 Friday Night Games

ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 28, Mt. Zion (Jonesboro) 7: Michael Ross took over in the fourth, scoring on a 68-yard run and 74-yard catch for the hosts (5-1). Austin Smith pulled Mt. Zion (5-1)...

October 15, 2010 - 8:08pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 8

There is a new No. 1 in Class A. After Wilcox Co. upset Charlton Co. Friday night, Clinch Co. jumped into the No. 1 spot over No. 2 Wesleyan. The Patriots, who have still not lost a home game since...

October 10, 2010 - 9:53pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 20, Tri-Cities 14: LaDarius Mathis had two rushing touchdowns, and his 1-yard plunge in overtime sealed the victory for the visiting Eagles (5-1) over the Bulldogs (4-...

October 8, 2010 - 8:01pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Lowndes at Valdosta The Winnersville Classic is this Friday night in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium fittingly with a lot on the line. A crowd of about 12,000 will be in attendance to watch the battle of...

October 7, 2010 - 9:06pm


Recent Blog Posts

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