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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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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

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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
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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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