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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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Brookwood, Pope Win Major Meets

Archer won the Sham Slam tournament over the weekend with 273.5 points. Jefferson came in as runner-up with 204 points and was followed by Collins Hill (199.5) and Carrollton (186). Overall wrestlers...

January 23, 2013 - 9:22am

Banks County Upset Highlights Dual Wrestling Tournament

At the state dual wrestling tournament in Macon, No. 1 Archer won its first state wrestling championship while top-ranked Pope breezed to the Class AAAAA title. Archer was considered the favorite...

January 12, 2013 - 9:51pm

Norcross, Tucker Rise To No. 1

Preseason No. 1 McEachern has tumbled out of the rankings as we re-visit the world of girls basketball midway through the season. In the Indians' wake, Norcross has risen to the top of AAAAAA while...

January 11, 2013 - 12:37pm

Class AAAA Final: Sandy Creek Rolls Past Ridgeland

Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the...

December 15, 2012 - 5:37pm

Class AAA Final: Buford Outlasts Pius

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:46pm

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Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Banks County Makes History On Mats

Banks County wrestling coach Kasey Hanley grappled at Jefferson in his high school days, a place where state championships come annually like Spring Break. But after taking over at Banks County eight...

January 18, 2013 - 7:18am
Courtesy of Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Two New Teams Atop Girls Hoops Poll

Two top-ranked teams lost their spots this week in the state’s two largest classes. Tift County makes an appearance in the 6A poll at No. 10, as the Region 1 leading Blue Devils replaced sliding...

January 17, 2013 - 9:00am
Courtesy of Brookwood High School
GPB Sports Blog

Lassiter Sweeps Indian Invitational

Lassiter won the 11th Annual Indian Invite at the Mountain View Aquatic Center by taking both the boys and girls meets. While the No. 4 Trojan girls scored 220 points to second-place Kell’s 93, the...

January 15, 2013 - 8:56am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Favorites Stand Out At Duals Tournament

The grappling action has already begun in Macon as Classes 4A-6A got it on yesterday in the round of 16. Today, the state’s best wrestling squads will compete for spots in tomorrow’s finals. In Class...

January 11, 2013 - 7:51am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Duals Seedings Earned Over Busy Weekend

The state wrestling duals championships will take place this weekend at the Macon Centreplexfor all six classifications. Classes AAAA-AAAAAA will each bring their top 16 teams to the event, while...

January 8, 2013 - 11:10am

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