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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

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


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Mill Creek High School
GPB Sports Blog

Honesty Leads To State Title Forfeiture

Mill Creek had just won its first state title in boys golf. As a team the Hawks had shot a 298, four strokes better than the next-best team. Unbeknownst to them, however, Mill Creek was in for the...

May 9, 2012 - 7:43am
Courtesy of Marist
GPB Sports Blog

Lacrosse Playoffs Begin In Earnest Tonight

One game was played last night as the Westminster girls eliminated No. 14 Lambert 12-4 in Buckhead. The No. 2 Wildcats (17-2) were led by four players who each scored multiple goals (Caroline Heys,...

May 8, 2012 - 7:21am
Courtesy of Ben Munro
GPB Sports Blog

Walton Captures First Track And Field Title

At the girls state track and field championships this weekend in Albany, Walton (AAAAA), Redan (AAAA), Monroe-Albany (AAA), GAC (AA) and Athens Christian (A) won state championships. In the state's...

May 7, 2012 - 7:44am
Courtesy of Tom Schuck
GPB Sports Blog

First Round Of Baseball Playoffs Underway

The state baseball playoffs will begin today as the top four teams from each region will compete in 32-team fields to determine champions for all five classifications. In Class A, Hebron Christian...

May 4, 2012 - 7:33am
Courtesy of Nick Vasilchek
GPB Sports Blog

Luella Seniors Receiving Recruiting Interest

By Ryan Caiafa Just south of Atlanta, Luella High School has become a breeding ground for college recruits. The senior class of 2013 has five highly-touted players that have received interest from...

April 27, 2012 - 7:48am