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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 Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Kell at Hiram The No. 5 Longhorns have had many storylines written about them in the first five weeks of the season, while No. 6 Hiram has compiled the same 4-0 overall record. The two Region 5-AAAA...

September 23, 2010 - 7:57pm

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings

In this week's top 10 by Todd Holcomb and the Georgia High School Football Daily, Class AAAA saw the most movement while the two smallest classes saw only one change each. In Class AAAAA, Newnan...

September 19, 2010 - 9:00pm

Friday Night Summaries

COBB Dalton 21, Allatoona 17: Matt Cobb ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to put Dalton (3-1) past visiting Allatoona (3-1) despite two rushing scores from Miles Jones. Dalton’s Robert...

September 17, 2010 - 9:11pm

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Surprising Allatoona travels to face perennial power Dalton while tradition-rich Valdosta hosts the Pirates of Brunswick. Laney and Jefferson County square off in a key Region 3-AA matchup. Jefferson...

September 16, 2010 - 11:38am

The GPB and 790 the Zone Games of the Week

The GPB Game of the Week: Marist at SW DeKalb For the second year in a row, these Region 6-AAAA rivals will square off at DeKalb’s Hallford Stadium, where the Panthers generally play their...

September 15, 2010 - 2:10pm


Recent Blog Posts

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GPB Sports Blog

The Role Of Prep Coaches 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 have a huge...

January 24, 2012 - 8:21am
Courtesy of DJ Galbiati
GPB Sports Blog

Norcross Girls Win Despite Loss Of DeShields

Top teams from across the state and the country converged upon Norcross High School for the 2012 Hilton Invitational, and several memorable finishes highlighted the event. The host Blue Devils pulled...

January 23, 2012 - 9:49am
Courtesy of Greg Puckett/Brookwood
GPB Sports Blog

College Signees Lead Parkview In The Pool

Archer, Parkview and Peachtree Ridge competed in a three-team meet at Parkview on Friday and the hosts won the overall meet with 527 points. The Peachtree Ridge girls won their meet with 240 points,...

January 17, 2012 - 10:01am
Courtesy of Josh Martindale
GPB Sports Blog

Buford Drops Two Over Weekend To Ranked Foes

Class AA No. 1 Buford was upset by Class AA No. 3 GAC Friday night before losing to Class A No. 2 Whitefield Academy Saturday. The host Spartans took control of Region 6-AA with a 54-45 win. It was a...

January 16, 2012 - 9:56am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Three First-time Champions Leave Macon

Camden County won the Class AAAAA state championship with a 28-27 nailbiter over four-time defending state champion Collins Hill Saturday in Macon. The Wildcats won the last match to tie the meet at...

January 16, 2012 - 9:34am