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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

A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm


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
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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
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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