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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 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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