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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 Ware County
GPB Sports Blog

Ware County Looking To Build On Success

With back-to-back 10-3 seasons under his belt, Ware County coach Ed Dudley knows that he has all the parts necessary for a team ready to take the next step towards a state championship. The Gators...

August 19, 2012 - 7:29am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Mountain View Softball Makes Early Statement

Mountain View (5-0) won the Gold Division of the South Gwinnett tournament Saturday. The Bears beat Shiloh 10-2, Social Circle 9-2 and Salem 10-2. In the Shiloh win, pitcher Kaley Hennelly got the...

August 14, 2012 - 8:23am
Courtesy of John Russ
GPB Sports Blog

Injuries Shake Up Mill Creek Football

Consistency has been the word for Shannon Jarvis' Mill Creek squad over the last several years as his team has not had a losing season since 2007. In fact, the Hawks made the quarterfinals of the...

August 10, 2012 - 8:12am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

The Great Georgia Prep Football Debate

Stephen Black and Fletcher Proctor break down the Georgia’s great debate of where the best high school football takes place. Black argues the best football is found below Macon while Proctor says...

August 6, 2012 - 9:12am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Colquitt County's Jackson Declares Choice

Colquitt County's Octavius Jackson pledged to Florida Friday over offers from Kentucky, Marshall, UCF, USF and Vanderbilt. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound offensive tackle prospect told "The...

August 6, 2012 - 9:05am