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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

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


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Milton High School
GPB Sports Blog

Milton Girls Lacrosse Keeps Rolling Along

Milton girls lacrosse coach Tim Godby is a relative newcomer to the sport he coaches. A native of the basketball hotbed of Kentucky, Godby played and coached hoops before even knowing the first thing...

April 6, 2012 - 8:09am
Courtesy of Cherokee Soccer
GPB Sports Blog

Top-ranked Westminster Overcomes Recent Loss

The Westminster boys soccer team has been bestowed a top honor by The national soccer website has ranked the defending state champs No. 1 in Class AA, although they are not...

April 4, 2012 - 8:03am
Courtesy of Shine Rankin/SGSN
GPB Sports Blog

Gwinnett County Releases Football Schedules

Gwinnett County released its football schedules for the 2012 season over the weekend. Six days after opening with McEachern in the Corky Kell Classic, defending AAAAA champions Grayson will host...

April 2, 2012 - 7:44am
Courtesy of NSCAA
GPB Sports Blog

Ridge's Holleman To Retire After 39 Years

It is important to love what you do. And Peachtree Ridge AD Bill Holleman loves what he does. However, the veteran soccer coach, educator and athletics director announced Tuesday he will step down...

March 30, 2012 - 7:32am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Wheeler Takes Out Lassiter On Busy Weekend

Wheeler upset No. 1 Lassiter ( rankings) 5-4 in penalty kicks to break a 1-1 tie after overtime. Facundo Fabre scored with 2:19 left to force OT. The Wildcats then edged the previously...

March 26, 2012 - 7:22am