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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 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