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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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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

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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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