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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

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


Recent Blog Posts

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