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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 Tucker High School
GPB Sports Blog

CLASS AAAA PREVIEW: Lovejoy vs. Tucker

Tucker 14-0, Region 6 Champions The Tigers defeated Northside-Warner Robins in the semifinals 17-16 last week to get here. Tucker shut down the Eagles’ offense which came into the game averaging 35.3...

December 9, 2011 - 3:53am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

CLASS AA PREVIEW: Calhoun vs. Buford

This game marks the fourth consecutive year that these two powerhouses have been matched up in the Class AA championship game. Buford has won the past three games by scores of 45-21, 13-10 and 31-24...

December 8, 2011 - 4:35pm
Photo by Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Raiders Take Battle Of East Cobb

In the battle for football supremacy in East Cobb, Walton beat Lassiter 30-24 behind the strong running of star tailback Tyren Jones. Jones, a junior transfer from the Lassiter school district,...

December 2, 2011 - 9:40pm
Courtesy of Shine Rankin/SGSN
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

In Peach County’s 16-7 win over visiting Cairo, quarterback Kentel Kendrick ran for a two-yard touchdown on fourth down with 3:52 left in the game to seal the Class AAA semifinals win over the...

December 2, 2011 - 8:59pm
Courtesy of RobinsFootball.net
GPB Sports Blog

STATE PREVIEW: Demons Seek Berth In Finals

Middle Georgia is abuzz with the prospect of Warner Robins and Northside potentially meeting in the Class AAAA state finals. But both teams would have to win tonight in order to make that dream final...

December 2, 2011 - 9:02am

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