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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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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

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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
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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

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