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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

South Atlanta, Cherokee Win on Friday Night

To kick off our weekly high school football recaps, we covered five games on the first Friday night of the season. As usual, there was a little bit of everything tonight. Highlighting the evening was...

August 19, 2011 - 10:42pm

Classic To Be Televised for the First Time

For the second year in a row, it will be county against county in the Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic. In fact, the same eight power programs from last year’s Classic will take part in this year’s event...

August 19, 2011 - 1:18pm

Regions Directors Cup Winners Honored at GADA Reception

For the first time in its 11-year history, the Regions Directors Cup was presented to winning programs at the same event. The occasion was the Regions Directors Cup Winners Reception, hosted by...

June 2, 2011 - 11:31am

Columbus and Spalding Split Doubleheader

In a Class AAA championship series, Columbus and Spalding split a doubleheader with each team taking mercy-rule wins. The Jaguars won Game 1 18-1 in six innings, while Columbus avoided elimination by...

June 1, 2011 - 9:49am

Walton's Bucky Boozer Retires After Successful Coaching Career

All good things must come to an end. For Walton boys soccer that means coach Bucky Boozer, their leader for 26 years, has retired. The Raiders have enjoyed enviable success under their charismatic...

May 27, 2011 - 12:07pm


Recent Blog Posts

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
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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