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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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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

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Courtesy of Jerry Novac
GPB Sports Blog

Teams Excited To Swim In Top Facility

There is something special about this pool at Georgia Tech. While there are many tremendous pools around the state that host high school events, the trip to the westside of Atlanta for the state...

February 7, 2013 - 7:35am
Courtesy of Brian L Morgan
GPB Sports Blog

Parkview Ascends To Top Of Girls AAAAAA Poll

Norcross’ sound 46-29 beating of former No. 1 North Gwinnett paved the way for a new top-ranked team in Class 6A. Last week, we mentioned the possibility of Parkview moving to No. 1 due to a...

January 31, 2013 - 8:27am
Courtesy of Mark Brock
GPB Sports Blog

Tucker, McEachern Move Up In Hoops Poll

Defending champion Lovett fell out of the AA poll after a whitewashing by GAC last week. After that win, however, GAC then lost games to Southwest DeKalb Saturday, Carver-Montgomery Monday, a game in...

January 24, 2013 - 7:45am
Courtesy of Jerry Novac
GPB Sports Blog

Marist Swimming Sweeps Westminster

In the last weekend before county championships, many of the state’s top teams clashed in dual meets throughout the metro Atlanta area. Several swimmers qualified for state while others fine-tuned...

January 22, 2013 - 7:26am
Courtesy of River Oak Photography
GPB Sports Blog

Archer, Kennesaw Mountain Find Success

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with Jefferson coming in as runner-up followed by Collins Hill and Carrollton. Ryan Millhof of Collins Hill won the lightweight division, Taylor...

January 21, 2013 - 7:39am

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