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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

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 7

It was a popular week for byes throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in recent weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had...

October 3, 2010 - 7:43pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTH FULTON North Clayton 20, Banneker 6: North Clayton (4-1) held on for a 20-6 win after leading 20-0 at the half against host Banneker (3-3). Adalius Matthews ran for 106 yards and two...

October 1, 2010 - 8:08pm

790 the Zone Game of the Week: South Gwinnett at Brookwood

There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets. Both teams have...

October 1, 2010 - 10:01am

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 6

Another Friday night has come and gone and the top 10 football rankings have seen more changes. Class AAAA saw the most alterations after Kell defeated Hiram to knock the Hornets out of the top 10....

September 26, 2010 - 8:54pm

Friday Night Summaries

Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown...

September 24, 2010 - 8:30pm


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