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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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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

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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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