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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

Lovett, St. Pius Pull Off Semifinal Upsets

At the Class AAAAAA state volleyball semifinals Wednesday night at Chattahoochee, the favorites advanced to the finals as two-time defending champion Walton swept North Cobb 3-0 and Harrison beat...

October 31, 2012 - 6:59pm

Friday Recaps: Lassiter Edges Milton

Brookwood doubled up Central Gwinnett, Centennial won its second in a row, Hughes continued its magical run by beating Newnan, Walton edged rival Wheeler, Westminster blew out Wesleyan and Johns...

October 19, 2012 - 9:45pm

Cross Country Rankings: Week 7

Lowndes snuck into the boys Class AAAAAA poll with a win at the Tift Invitational, while the Vikings girls also won and moved up a spot to No. 7 in the girls poll. The Centennial boys won the Asics...

October 15, 2012 - 12:40pm

Friday Night Football Recaps

Last week, Parkview and North Cobb pulled off amazing upsets of two of the top teams in the state. This week, the Panthers and Warriors won to keep rolling in region play. See these recaps and more...

September 21, 2012 - 9:09pm

Friday Recaps: No. 1 Grayson Falls, Marist Prevails

The action got fast and furious this week on the high school gridiron as No. 1 Grayson fell in the state's largest classification. Also, Marist won a duel with intown rival Lovett while surprising...

September 14, 2012 - 9:17pm


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