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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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Brookwood, Pope Win Major Meets

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with 273.5 points. Jefferson came in as runner-up with 204 points and was followed by Collins Hill (199.5) and Carrollton (186). Overall wrestlers...

January 23, 2013 - 9:22am

Banks County Upset Highlights Dual Wrestling Tournament

At the state dual wrestling tournament in Macon, No. 1 Archer won its first state wrestling championship while top-ranked Pope breezed to the Class AAAAA title. Archer was considered the favorite...

January 12, 2013 - 9:51pm

Norcross, Tucker Rise To No. 1

Preseason No. 1 McEachern has tumbled out of the rankings as we re-visit the world of girls basketball midway through the season. In the Indians' wake, Norcross has risen to the top of AAAAAA while...

January 11, 2013 - 12:37pm

Class AAAA Final: Sandy Creek Rolls Past Ridgeland

Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the...

December 15, 2012 - 5:37pm

Class AAA Final: Buford Outlasts Pius

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:46pm

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Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Arena Preps For State's Best Wrestlers

The Arena at Gwinnett Center has been home to world class entertainment since its opening in 2003 and will once again play host to the 2012 GHSA State Wrestling Championships from Feb. 16-18. Top...

February 14, 2012 - 7:30am
Courtesy of Ringgold High School
GPB Sports Blog

Wrestling Program Not Pinned By Tornado

On April 27, 2011, an EF-4 tornado struck the town of Ringgold, Ga. The tornado tore through the town, leaving leveled buildings and piles of debris in its wake. One of the hardest areas hit by the...

February 13, 2012 - 8:53am
Courtesy of River Oak Photography
GPB Sports Blog

Swimming And Diving Championship Preview

Once again, the swimming and diving champions are loaded with teams and athletes from metro Atlanta. While programs from Cobb and Gwinnett have owned the Class AAAAA titles in recent years, intown...

February 9, 2012 - 7:54am
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School
GPB Sports Blog

GAC Captures First Area Wrestling Title

Greater Atlanta Christian won its first Area 6-AA wrestling championship Saturday as all 14 of its wrestlers made at least the third-place match. The host Spartans were dominant, claiming 228 total...

February 8, 2012 - 8:30am
Courtesy of Photography by Scott Karlins
GPB Sports Blog

Lassiter, Westminster Seek Swimming Success

Girls swimming state championships have almost been foregone conclusions in recent times. In fact, each of the past four years has been the same, with Lassiter winning the title in Class AAAAA and...

February 6, 2012 - 8:01am

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