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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

Grandson of famed civil rights activist leads Westminster

When he takes the field each Friday night, Ralph David Abernathy IV is just trying to help his team win. But he stands for so much more. The Westminster School star running back is not only...

September 2, 2010 - 12:17pm

This Weekend's Games to Watch: Week 2

Lowndes at McEachern The big boys of Class 5A come to Powder Springs this Friday night as head coach Randy McPherson’s Vikings will face off with Kyle Hockman’s Indians in the GPB Game of the Week....

September 2, 2010 - 10:14am

GHSF Daily/GPB Week 2 Top 10 Rankings

The biggest change in Class 5A was No. 8 Roswell falling out and Collins Hill, who beat Roswell Friday night, coming in at No. 10. In Class 4A, No. 6 Warner Robins fell out of the rankings after...

August 30, 2010 - 7:08am

Summaries of 12 Friday Night Games

Westminster outlasted St. Pius 20-12 in the season opener for both teams. The visiting Wildcats jumped out to a 17-0 first-half lead on the way to an upset of the No. 4 Golden Lions. Ralph David...

August 28, 2010 - 3:25pm

This Weekend's High School Football Games to Watch

Stephenson at Parkview This battle of jungle cats pits two veteran coaches. The Jaguars are led by head coach Ron Gartrell, who has coached Stephenson in every season since their inception and has...

August 26, 2010 - 2:22pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Friendly County Rivalries Turn Hostile

There is no disputing the fact that today's event is a chance for some of Cobb County's best programs to demonstrate the quality of high school football played here. And while the familiarity between...

August 31, 2012 - 7:17am
Courtesy of GHSA
GPB Sports Blog

Dunwoody Shows Well At Stage Races

At the Peachtree Ridge/Walton stage races in Duluth, defending Class AAAAA champion Walton was edged by Roswell in the girls meet. The Hornets won the meet with 19 points while the Raiders came in...

August 30, 2012 - 8:00am
Courtesy of GHSA
GPB Sports Blog

Buford Softball Cruising Along In Class AAA

Class AAA No. 1 Buford (10-0) won its Region 7-opener against West Hall 12-0 in five innings. The Wolves scored 11 runs in the first three innings, including a homer run and three RBIs by Remington...

August 28, 2012 - 8:04am
Courtesy of GHSA
GPB Sports Blog

Whitewater Sweeps Past Elite Competition

Class AAA No. 1 Woodward Academy (4-0) swept through the Elite Eight Payday Saturday at Wesleyan with wins over Class AAAAAA No. 5 North Gwinnett (25-23, 27-29, 15-10), Brookwood (25-10, 25-10),...

August 22, 2012 - 12:02pm
Courtesy of Heritage Touchdown Club
GPB Sports Blog

Heritage Building On Historic 2011 Season

The Heritage Patriots had one of their best seasons in school history in 2011 going 10-2 and winning the Region 8-AAAA title for the first time ever. The Patriots advanced to the second round of the...

August 20, 2012 - 10:31am