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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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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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