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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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Dynasties Dot Landscape of High School Hoops in Georgia

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to...

March 7, 2011 - 6:11pm

Quarterfinals Action from Dalton Yields Major Upset

Tonight at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Buford pulled what could be called the upset of the GHSA boys state basketball tournament.The Wolves took down perennial power...

March 4, 2011 - 6:39pm

Dual Wrestling Championships Promote Teamwork

Bud Hennebaul and Pete Fritts know their wrestling. After all, they’ve been been involved with the sport since their childhoods. Hennebaul was a five-year-old beginner in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where his...

February 25, 2011 - 1:46pm

Four Repeat Team Champions in GHSA Traditional Finals

Sometimes, history repeats itself. And that is what happened in four of the state's five classifications today in the Arena at Gwinnett during the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships....

February 19, 2011 - 3:57pm

No. 2 Peachtree Ridge Hangs on to Defeat Pesky North Gwinnett

Rivalry games tend to bring out the best in sports. And tonight's Region 7-5A semifinal between Gwinnett County neighbors North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge was no exception. After nine lead changes...

February 18, 2011 - 8:40pm

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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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