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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

Grandson of famed civil rights activist leads Westminster

When he takes the field each Friday night, Ralph David Abernathy IV is just trying to help his team win. But he stands for so much more. The Westminster School star running back is not only...

September 2, 2010 - 12:17pm

This Weekend's Games to Watch: Week 2

Lowndes at McEachern The big boys of Class 5A come to Powder Springs this Friday night as head coach Randy McPherson’s Vikings will face off with Kyle Hockman’s Indians in the GPB Game of the Week....

September 2, 2010 - 10:14am

GHSF Daily/GPB Week 2 Top 10 Rankings

The biggest change in Class 5A was No. 8 Roswell falling out and Collins Hill, who beat Roswell Friday night, coming in at No. 10. In Class 4A, No. 6 Warner Robins fell out of the rankings after...

August 30, 2010 - 7:08am

Summaries of 12 Friday Night Games

Westminster outlasted St. Pius 20-12 in the season opener for both teams. The visiting Wildcats jumped out to a 17-0 first-half lead on the way to an upset of the No. 4 Golden Lions. Ralph David...

August 28, 2010 - 3:25pm

This Weekend's High School Football Games to Watch

Stephenson at Parkview This battle of jungle cats pits two veteran coaches. The Jaguars are led by head coach Ron Gartrell, who has coached Stephenson in every season since their inception and has...

August 26, 2010 - 2:22pm


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