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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

The GHSA/AJC State High School Football Rankings

A familiar face is out of the rankings for the first time this season. After a 20-0 loss to Dunwoody, Marist is out of the Class 4A top 10. Lovejoy benefited by the fall of the War Eagles and...

October 17, 2010 - 8:30pm

Roundups from 13 Friday Night Games

ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 28, Mt. Zion (Jonesboro) 7: Michael Ross took over in the fourth, scoring on a 68-yard run and 74-yard catch for the hosts (5-1). Austin Smith pulled Mt. Zion (5-1)...

October 15, 2010 - 8:08pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 8

There is a new No. 1 in Class A. After Wilcox Co. upset Charlton Co. Friday night, Clinch Co. jumped into the No. 1 spot over No. 2 Wesleyan. The Patriots, who have still not lost a home game since...

October 10, 2010 - 9:53pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 20, Tri-Cities 14: LaDarius Mathis had two rushing touchdowns, and his 1-yard plunge in overtime sealed the victory for the visiting Eagles (5-1) over the Bulldogs (4-...

October 8, 2010 - 8:01pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Lowndes at Valdosta The Winnersville Classic is this Friday night in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium fittingly with a lot on the line. A crowd of about 12,000 will be in attendance to watch the battle of...

October 7, 2010 - 9:06pm


Recent Blog Posts

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 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