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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 Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

HOOPS PREVIEW: Top Ten Matchups Dot Weekend

Class AAAAA Mill Creek and Norcross will lock horns tonight at the House of Blue as the Blue Devils look to continue their recent hot streak. Norcross is 6-0 in Region 7-AAAAA play while Mill Creek...

January 13, 2012 - 9:12am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Marist Swimmers Trump Regional Powers

Marist won the Catholic Schools Invitational Saturday at Emory, an event the War Eagles hosted. Other schools participating in the meet were Blessed Trinity, St. Pius, Charlotte Catholic (N.C.),...

January 12, 2012 - 5:02am
Courtesy of Studio 7 Photography
GPB Sports Blog

Area Wrestling Meets Yield Champions

Several metro-area programs grappled their way into the state duals finals by finishing in the top two in area meets. Area champions and runners-up will compete in Macon this weekend for state...

January 12, 2012 - 4:02am
Courtesy of Shine Rankin/SGSN
GPB Sports Blog

CLASS AAAAA PREVIEW: Grayson vs. Walton

For Walton and Grayson , it will be “déjà vu all over again” when they meet in the championship. Both teams will play the season’s final game on the same field upon which they started their...

December 9, 2011 - 8:44pm
Courtesy of Shine Rankin/SGSN
GPB Sports Blog

CLASS AAA PREVIEW: Peach Co. vs. Burke Co.

In 2007, Burke County and Peach County made important hires that would shape the state’s football landscape for the next half decade. Chad Campbell was named head coach of the Trojans while Eric...

December 9, 2011 - 8:41pm

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