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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 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/RaiderPhotos.com
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

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