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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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Brookwood, Pope Win Major Meets

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with 273.5 points. Jefferson came in as runner-up with 204 points and was followed by Collins Hill (199.5) and Carrollton (186). Overall wrestlers...

January 23, 2013 - 9:22am

Banks County Upset Highlights Dual Wrestling Tournament

At the state dual wrestling tournament in Macon, No. 1 Archer won its first state wrestling championship while top-ranked Pope breezed to the Class AAAAA title. Archer was considered the favorite...

January 12, 2013 - 9:51pm

Norcross, Tucker Rise To No. 1

Preseason No. 1 McEachern has tumbled out of the rankings as we re-visit the world of girls basketball midway through the season. In the Indians' wake, Norcross has risen to the top of AAAAAA while...

January 11, 2013 - 12:37pm

Class AAAA Final: Sandy Creek Rolls Past Ridgeland

Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the...

December 15, 2012 - 5:37pm

Class AAA Final: Buford Outlasts Pius

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:46pm

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Courtesy of Don Redmond
GPB Sports Blog

New Region Brings Hope For Northview

Northview has been a hard-luck program the past few years, being the smallest school in Class AAAAA. But all that changes this year as larger schools move into the new Class AAAAAA, while the Titans...

August 2, 2012 - 9:17am
Courtesy of Jon Barash
GPB Sports Blog

Kell Standout Pledges To South Carolina

Kell's Brendan Langley surprisingly committed to South Carolina Wednesday. In a press release, Langley praised the beauty of the state, the "control" Steve Spurrier has over the program and the...

August 2, 2012 - 9:15am
Courtesy of Elisa Herring
GPB Sports Blog

Curry, Jenkins To Join Brothers In College

Flowery Branch DB Darius Curry will be joining his brother C.J. at Oklahoma State in 2013 after committing to the Cowboys over the weekend. Curry also considered Georgia Tech, Auburn, South Carolina...

July 10, 2012 - 8:38am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Newton Football Aiming For Postseason

The Newton Rams finished 2011 with a 6-4 record in Region 2-AAAAA. Considering the powerhouses within the region such as Stephenson, M.L. King and East Coweta, Newton did well to finish fifth in the...

July 10, 2012 - 8:36am
Courtesy of Jon Barash
GPB Sports Blog

Alcovy Football Looking To Streak Again

For head coach Kirk Hoffman and the Alcovy Tigers, last year's 6-5 record was not a completely accurate reflection of the 2011 season. The Tigers started 0-2, but rebounded to win six out of seven,...

July 9, 2012 - 7:28am

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