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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 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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