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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

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 7

It was a popular week for byes throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in recent weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had...

October 3, 2010 - 7:43pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTH FULTON North Clayton 20, Banneker 6: North Clayton (4-1) held on for a 20-6 win after leading 20-0 at the half against host Banneker (3-3). Adalius Matthews ran for 106 yards and two...

October 1, 2010 - 8:08pm

790 the Zone Game of the Week: South Gwinnett at Brookwood

There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets. Both teams have...

October 1, 2010 - 10:01am

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 6

Another Friday night has come and gone and the top 10 football rankings have seen more changes. Class AAAA saw the most alterations after Kell defeated Hiram to knock the Hornets out of the top 10....

September 26, 2010 - 8:54pm

Friday Night Summaries

Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown...

September 24, 2010 - 8:30pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Alpharetta High School
GPB Sports Blog

Cinderella Possibilities Dot Quarterfinals

The Class AAAAA boys quarterfinals present symmetrical pairings as ranked teams will face unranked foes in all four games. The state's top-ranked team, Milton, faces North Gwinnett, which is coming...

March 2, 2012 - 7:33am
Courtesy of DJ Galbiati
GPB Sports Blog

Wesleyan, Milton land big first round wins

Walton had possession down by three with less than a minute left, but could not capitalize as No. 1 Milton held on for a 68-62 win in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs. The Raiders were not...

February 27, 2012 - 11:28am
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School
GPB Sports Blog

Traditional Wrestling Championship Recap

The GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships concluded Saturday evening as wrestlers fought it out for both individual state titles and for the team titles in Classes A-AAAAA. In Class AAAAA it was...

February 19, 2012 - 1:59pm
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School
GPB Sports Blog

Wrestlers Hit The Mats At State Meet

Thursday night, fans and wrestlers flocked to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for the start of the GHSA Wrestling State Championships. Every class except for Class A was in action Thursday night. From...

February 17, 2012 - 7:36am
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School
GPB Sports Blog

Traditional Powers Ready For State Meet

Several wrestling powers are expected to again compete for the state traditional wrestling championships this weekend at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Pope and Holy Innocents’ are coming off state...

February 16, 2012 - 5:39am