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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 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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