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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

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Kell at Hiram The No. 5 Longhorns have had many storylines written about them in the first five weeks of the season, while No. 6 Hiram has compiled the same 4-0 overall record. The two Region 5-AAAA...

September 23, 2010 - 7:57pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings

In this week's top 10 by Todd Holcomb and the Georgia High School Football Daily, Class AAAA saw the most movement while the two smallest classes saw only one change each. In Class AAAAA, Newnan...

September 19, 2010 - 9:00pm

Friday Night Summaries

COBB Dalton 21, Allatoona 17: Matt Cobb ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to put Dalton (3-1) past visiting Allatoona (3-1) despite two rushing scores from Miles Jones. Dalton’s Robert...

September 17, 2010 - 9:11pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Surprising Allatoona travels to face perennial power Dalton while tradition-rich Valdosta hosts the Pirates of Brunswick. Laney and Jefferson County square off in a key Region 3-AA matchup. Jefferson...

September 16, 2010 - 11:38am

The GPB and 790 the Zone Games of the Week

The GPB Game of the Week: Marist at SW DeKalb For the second year in a row, these Region 6-AAAA rivals will square off at DeKalb’s Hallford Stadium, where the Panthers generally play their...

September 15, 2010 - 2:10pm


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