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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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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

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