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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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Dynasties Dot Landscape of High School Hoops in Georgia

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to...

March 7, 2011 - 6:11pm

Quarterfinals Action from Dalton Yields Major Upset

Tonight at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Buford pulled what could be called the upset of the GHSA boys state basketball tournament.The Wolves took down perennial power...

March 4, 2011 - 6:39pm

Dual Wrestling Championships Promote Teamwork

Bud Hennebaul and Pete Fritts know their wrestling. After all, they’ve been been involved with the sport since their childhoods. Hennebaul was a five-year-old beginner in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where his...

February 25, 2011 - 1:46pm

Four Repeat Team Champions in GHSA Traditional Finals

Sometimes, history repeats itself. And that is what happened in four of the state's five classifications today in the Arena at Gwinnett during the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships....

February 19, 2011 - 3:57pm

No. 2 Peachtree Ridge Hangs on to Defeat Pesky North Gwinnett

Rivalry games tend to bring out the best in sports. And tonight's Region 7-5A semifinal between Gwinnett County neighbors North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge was no exception. After nine lead changes...

February 18, 2011 - 8:40pm

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Courtesy of Lambert High School
GPB Sports Blog

Allatoona, Milton To Play For First Title

Taylor Erickson kept a clean sheet through regulation and two overtime periods, then made two saves in penalty kicks to lead visiting Northview to a 4-2 win in a shootout. The game was tied at 0...

May 17, 2012 - 7:47am
Courtesy of Rich Wehman
GPB Sports Blog

Lambert Boys Lacrosse Faces Stiff Test

No. 1 Lambert heads into tomorrow night's game with Westminster having won a state-best 40 straight games. The 2011 Class A-AAAA state champion Longhorns have dominated all competition thus far this...

May 15, 2012 - 8:22am
Courtesy of DJ Galbiati
GPB Sports Blog

Metro Atlanta Rules Tennis Championships

In the state tennis finals this weekend in Clayton County, all 10 state championship trophies were won by metro Atlanta schools. Cam Newton's alma mater, Westlake, made its second straight run to the...

May 14, 2012 - 7:41am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Brookwood Racing For Yet Another Track Title

Brookwood's boys track and field team entered this weekend No. 1 in the state according to ga.milesplit.com. But coach Mark Kelley would rather his Broncos enter this weekend's Georgia Olympics...

May 11, 2012 - 8:03am
Courtesy of Ann Langley
GPB Sports Blog

Olson, Parkview Baseball Looking For Repeat

By Ryan Caiafa After a 21-5 regular season, including a 14-2 regional record, the Parkview baseball team hasn't missed a beat in its quest for a second-consecutive Class AAAAA state championship....

May 10, 2012 - 7:16am

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