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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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GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 7

It was a popular week for byes throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in recent weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had...

October 3, 2010 - 7:43pm

Friday Night Summaries

ATLANTA/SOUTH FULTON North Clayton 20, Banneker 6: North Clayton (4-1) held on for a 20-6 win after leading 20-0 at the half against host Banneker (3-3). Adalius Matthews ran for 106 yards and two...

October 1, 2010 - 8:08pm

790 the Zone Game of the Week: South Gwinnett at Brookwood

There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets. Both teams have...

October 1, 2010 - 10:01am

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings - Week 6

Another Friday night has come and gone and the top 10 football rankings have seen more changes. Class AAAA saw the most alterations after Kell defeated Hiram to knock the Hornets out of the top 10....

September 26, 2010 - 8:54pm

Friday Night Summaries

Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown...

September 24, 2010 - 8:30pm


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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