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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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Courtesy of Tift County Gymnastics
GPB Sports Blog

Tift County Gymnastics Wins Qualifying Round

Tift County won the state qualifying meet at Lovett over the weekend with a score of 112.825. Newnan (109.15), Alpharetta (108.825), Lambert (108.8), Lowndes (105.5) and Lassiter (105.05) rounded out...

April 24, 2012 - 7:14am
Courtesy of Cherokee Soccer
GPB Sports Blog

Wade Carrying On Walton Soccer Tradition

Some say the hardest thing to do in coaching to a follow a legend. But Walton's Bruce Wade is challenging that notion this season. After starting the season 1-4, the defending Class AAAAA state...

April 23, 2012 - 7:29am
Courtesy of Rick Howard/Brookwood High School
GPB Sports Blog

Columbus Dynasty Targets More Trophies

The Columbus Blue Devils baseball program is one of the most accomplished in the state. Since winning their first state title in 1984, the Blue Devils have rolled up 10 more. Coach Bobby Howard has...

April 20, 2012 - 7:30am
Courtesy of Tift County Gymnastics
GPB Sports Blog

Tift County Bathing In Gymnastics Glory

The world of Georgia high school gymnastics suffers due to lack of online resources and apathy, but one conversation with Tift County coach Jody Roberts helps to part the clouds that obscure coverage...

April 19, 2012 - 11:55am
Courtesy of Melissa Derby
GPB Sports Blog

Brookstone Preps For State Golf Tournament

Over the weekend, the Brookstone golf team reached yet another milestone for the program, winning the Hardaway Invitational for the first time in 27 years and becoming the first team from the...

April 19, 2012 - 11:34am

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