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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

Grandson of famed civil rights activist leads Westminster

When he takes the field each Friday night, Ralph David Abernathy IV is just trying to help his team win. But he stands for so much more. The Westminster School star running back is not only...

September 2, 2010 - 12:17pm

This Weekend's Games to Watch: Week 2

Lowndes at McEachern The big boys of Class 5A come to Powder Springs this Friday night as head coach Randy McPherson’s Vikings will face off with Kyle Hockman’s Indians in the GPB Game of the Week....

September 2, 2010 - 10:14am

GHSF Daily/GPB Week 2 Top 10 Rankings

The biggest change in Class 5A was No. 8 Roswell falling out and Collins Hill, who beat Roswell Friday night, coming in at No. 10. In Class 4A, No. 6 Warner Robins fell out of the rankings after...

August 30, 2010 - 7:08am

Summaries of 12 Friday Night Games

Westminster outlasted St. Pius 20-12 in the season opener for both teams. The visiting Wildcats jumped out to a 17-0 first-half lead on the way to an upset of the No. 4 Golden Lions. Ralph David...

August 28, 2010 - 3:25pm

This Weekend's High School Football Games to Watch

Stephenson at Parkview This battle of jungle cats pits two veteran coaches. The Jaguars are led by head coach Ron Gartrell, who has coached Stephenson in every season since their inception and has...

August 26, 2010 - 2:22pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Deirdre Graf
GPB Sports Blog

Girls Lacrosse Teams Reignite Rivalry

Two of the most success athletics programs in the state are Marist and St. Pius X, two Atlanta private schools affiliated with the Catholic Church. Tonight at St. Pius, the two old rivals will square...

April 18, 2012 - 8:54am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Qualification Changes For Track & Field Meet

Georgia's high school track and field athletes in all classifications now have one more hurdle to jump before the annual state championships in May. In past years, the athletes would use this weekend...

April 17, 2012 - 7:31am
Courtesy of Rich Wehman
GPB Sports Blog

Strong Staff Helping Lambert Lacrosse Thrive

Look at the Lambert lacrosse website and you'll see Josh Sagel is listed as head coach of the boys program. But even Sagel will tell you that he is head coach only in name. Former Navy lacrosse All-...

April 12, 2012 - 7:18am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Greenbrier Aiming For Another Baseball Title

The Greenbrier baseball program has seen its share of success since 1997. The Wolf Pack has captured five state championships in that time period, though none have come since 2007. Winning...

April 12, 2012 - 5:36am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Spalding, Mary Persons Win In Middle Georgia

Lamar County hosted the second annual Middle Georgia Invitational Saturday for a total of 12 different track teams. Spalding won the girls meet while Mary Persons was victorious in the boys meet....

April 10, 2012 - 7:35am