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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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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

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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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