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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

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


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