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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 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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