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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

Dynasties Dot Landscape of High School Hoops in Georgia

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to...

March 7, 2011 - 6:11pm

Quarterfinals Action from Dalton Yields Major Upset

Tonight at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Buford pulled what could be called the upset of the GHSA boys state basketball tournament.The Wolves took down perennial power...

March 4, 2011 - 6:39pm

Dual Wrestling Championships Promote Teamwork

Bud Hennebaul and Pete Fritts know their wrestling. After all, they’ve been been involved with the sport since their childhoods. Hennebaul was a five-year-old beginner in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where his...

February 25, 2011 - 1:46pm

Four Repeat Team Champions in GHSA Traditional Finals

Sometimes, history repeats itself. And that is what happened in four of the state's five classifications today in the Arena at Gwinnett during the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships....

February 19, 2011 - 3:57pm

No. 2 Peachtree Ridge Hangs on to Defeat Pesky North Gwinnett

Rivalry games tend to bring out the best in sports. And tonight's Region 7-5A semifinal between Gwinnett County neighbors North Gwinnett and Peachtree Ridge was no exception. After nine lead changes...

February 18, 2011 - 8:40pm


Recent Blog Posts

Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

Thomas County Central pulled what many will call the upset of the night with a 31-28 double-overtime win over Class AAAA No. 2 Statesboro. The No. 4-seeded Yellow Jackets had lost four regular season...

November 12, 2011 - 4:52am
Courtesy of University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
GPB Sports Blog

Furman Looks To Keep Rolling Against Elon

Chris Forcier earned Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors with his performance in Furman’s (6-3, 5-2) 20-10 victory over Appalachian State (6-3, 4-2). The Paladin QB threw for 224...

November 10, 2011 - 11:24am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

Stephenson fell to ML King Friday night in a dramatic affair in Stone Mountain. Despite having a solid 9-1 regular season, the Jaguars were rewarded by finishing second in their region and will have...

November 5, 2011 - 6:25am
Photo by Jon Barash
Prep World

STATE PREVIEW: Marquee Matchups Galore

As you may have heard, the Colquitt County-Valdosta game tonight is huge as Fletcher stated in his GPB game of the week preview below. However, there are many other bigtime matchups around the state...

November 4, 2011 - 12:11pm
Furman's Jerodis Williams. Photo courtesy Furman University
GPB Sports Blog

App State Upset Of GSU Sets Up Huge Matchup With Furman

Appalachian State won a huge game over No. 1 Georgia Southern Saturday giving the Mountaineers the inside track to their seventh straight conference title. App State’s defense held the potent Eagles...

November 3, 2011 - 1:56pm