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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

Pike County Reaches First Final While Marist, Parkview Reach Familiar Ground

Tuesday, across four sites in the state of Georgia, semifinal rubber games were played to determine participants in four of the five state championship series. Three teams that lost the first game of...

May 24, 2011 - 9:08pm

Baseball Rubber Games, Boys Soccer Quarterfinals Rule Saturday Headlines

On Saturday, rubber games of the first round of baseball the playoffs took place while boys soccer teams from around the state decided their quarterfinal matches. Several metro Atlanta teams were in...

May 7, 2011 - 5:47pm

Friday Night Baseball and Soccer Playoff Results

Many of the favorites in girls soccer advanced into the semifinals Friday night with dominant performances. However, the game of the evening may have been Athens Academy's 1-0 win over Holy Innocents...

May 7, 2011 - 4:47pm

This Week's High School Baseball Rankings

There are some new faces at the top of the coaches baseball poll this year. East Coweta, Luella, Hillgrove and Mill Creek round out the top four of the Class 5A poll. In Class A, Aquinas...

April 2, 2011 - 1:29pm

Final 2010-2011 High School Basketball Rankings

After the state championships were won this past weekend, the final rankings are out and, as you might've guessed, the No. 1 teams are all state champs. While the chalk (or favorites) ruled much of...

March 14, 2011 - 12:32pm


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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 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