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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 Colquitt County High School
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

Did that just happen? People say that a lot these days, but last night it was more than fitting. No. 1 Sandy Creek, winners of 41 consecutive games, was beaten 35-21 by Gainesville in a major Class...

November 26, 2011 - 4:53am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

STATE PREVIEW: Marquee Match-ups In AAAAA

Two titans of Georgia high school football will clash Friday night in Kingsland when No. 10 Colquitt County travels to No. 1 Camden County. The Packers have made at least the semifinals the past two...

November 25, 2011 - 10:01am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

Lowndes joined Valdosta on the sidelines after getting beat 25-17 by No. 2 Grayson Friday night. The Rams’ Robert Nkemdiche rushed 16 times for 61 yards with three touchdowns and also had three sacks...

November 19, 2011 - 5:28am
Courtesy of Savannah Christian Athletics
GPB Sports Blog

STATE PREVIEW: Raiders Face Test In Bowdon

Class A No. 1 Savannah Christian takes on Bowdon tonight, which went on the road and outscored Holy Innocents' 57-43 last Friday in Atlanta. Raiders coach Donald Chumley, a former starter for Vince...

November 18, 2011 - 8:38am
Photo courtesy of Georgia Southern
GPB Sports Blog

Georgia Southern Clinches SoCon TItle

Georgia Southern clinched the 2011 SoCon title with a 31-10 win at Wofford. The Eagles (9-1, 7-1) rode freshman player of the week RB Dominique Swope, who rushed for 165 yards on 27 carries. The...

November 17, 2011 - 12:30pm

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