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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

Brookwood, Pope Win Major Meets

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with 273.5 points. Jefferson came in as runner-up with 204 points and was followed by Collins Hill (199.5) and Carrollton (186). Overall wrestlers...

January 23, 2013 - 9:22am

Banks County Upset Highlights Dual Wrestling Tournament

At the state dual wrestling tournament in Macon, No. 1 Archer won its first state wrestling championship while top-ranked Pope breezed to the Class AAAAA title. Archer was considered the favorite...

January 12, 2013 - 9:51pm

Norcross, Tucker Rise To No. 1

Preseason No. 1 McEachern has tumbled out of the rankings as we re-visit the world of girls basketball midway through the season. In the Indians' wake, Norcross has risen to the top of AAAAAA while...

January 11, 2013 - 12:37pm

Class AAAA Final: Sandy Creek Rolls Past Ridgeland

Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the...

December 15, 2012 - 5:37pm

Class AAA Final: Buford Outlasts Pius

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:46pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of the Alan Boda/Walton High School
GPB Sports Blog

Cobb Continues Successful Soccer Streak

First, Walton football reached the state finals for the first time in school history. Then the McEachern girls basketball team not only won the state title, they did it without losing a game and made...

March 22, 2012 - 9:36am
Courtesy of the Westminster School
GPB Sports Blog

Lambert Lacrosse The Class Of The State

Area 3, Class A-AAAA-leading Lambert won two big games in the past week, first defeating Class AAAAA powers Walton 10-8 on Tuesday and Roswell 10-3 on Saturday. Like their male counterparts, Lambert'...

March 20, 2012 - 7:31am
Courtesy of Cynthia Voss
GPB Sports Blog

Harrison Looks To Spring Semifinal Upset

Entering the state tournament as a No. 3 seed, not many people thought Harrison would advance to the quarterfinals, much less the final four. Led by a tight group of seniors, however, the Hoyas made...

March 8, 2012 - 8:24am
Courtesy of Roy Peek/
GPB Sports Blog

Alpharetta Building Character With Each Win

Like another Cinderella, Harrison, Alpharetta entered the state tournament as a No. 3 seed and is participating in the school's first final four. But the Raiders may have been even more of a longshot...

March 7, 2012 - 7:28am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Milton Tries To Finish The Drill Sans Mann

Milton has turned from perennial also-ran to one of the state's basketball dynasties under the leadership of coach David Boyd. The Eagles have made four consecutive final fours, and made the finals...

March 6, 2012 - 7:23am