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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 GHSA/AJC State High School Football Rankings

A familiar face is out of the rankings for the first time this season. After a 20-0 loss to Dunwoody, Marist is out of the Class 4A top 10. Lovejoy benefited by the fall of the War Eagles and...

October 17, 2010 - 8:30pm

Roundups from 13 Friday Night Games

ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 28, Mt. Zion (Jonesboro) 7: Michael Ross took over in the fourth, scoring on a 68-yard run and 74-yard catch for the hosts (5-1). Austin Smith pulled Mt. Zion (5-1)...

October 15, 2010 - 8:08pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 8

There is a new No. 1 in Class A. After Wilcox Co. upset Charlton Co. Friday night, Clinch Co. jumped into the No. 1 spot over No. 2 Wesleyan. The Patriots, who have still not lost a home game since...

October 10, 2010 - 9:53pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTHSIDE North Clayton 20, Tri-Cities 14: LaDarius Mathis had two rushing touchdowns, and his 1-yard plunge in overtime sealed the victory for the visiting Eagles (5-1) over the Bulldogs (4-...

October 8, 2010 - 8:01pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Lowndes at Valdosta The Winnersville Classic is this Friday night in Bazemore-Hyder Stadium fittingly with a lot on the line. A crowd of about 12,000 will be in attendance to watch the battle of...

October 7, 2010 - 9:06pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of The Marist School
GPB Sports Blog

Parkview, Walton Win County Swim Titles

Parkview won the Gwinnett County championship meet with 1,045.5 points to Collins Hill's 820.5. Mill Creek came in third with 797.5 points. It is the Panthers' 18th county title in 21 years. While...

February 3, 2012 - 5:08am
Courtesy of LeeAnn Young
GPB Sports Blog

McNair Comes Through With Landmark Win

McNair won its first-ever DeKalb County wrestling title Saturday at Miller Grove. The Mustangs outpointed Marist 200.5 to 193 after trailing 182 to 175.5 with three matches remaining. Khalil Williams...

January 31, 2012 - 7:51am
Courtesy of ADF Photography
GPB Sports Blog

The Role Of The Head Coach In Recruiting

Recruiting fans and gurus like to hear about whom each recruit is favoring and what trips they will be making. But who has input into those decisions? Obviously, the players’ families and friends...

January 28, 2012 - 6:22am
Courtesy of Charles Posey
GPB Sports Blog

Pope Wrestling Rolling Through Cobb County

Class 4A Duals champion Pope won an event for the second straight week, claiming the Cobb County Invitational. The win was the fifth straight Cobb County crown. Pope placed 14 wrestlers and won four...

January 26, 2012 - 4:52am
Courtesy of Alpharetta High School
GPB Sports Blog

Raiders Swim To Fifth Straight Fulton Title

Johns Creek won the Fulton County Championship meet by winning the girls meet and finishing fourth in the boys meet. Alpharetta won the boys meet for the fifth year in a row with a score of 361.5 and...

January 24, 2012 - 9:54am