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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

Grandson of famed civil rights activist leads Westminster

When he takes the field each Friday night, Ralph David Abernathy IV is just trying to help his team win. But he stands for so much more. The Westminster School star running back is not only...

September 2, 2010 - 12:17pm

This Weekend's Games to Watch: Week 2

Lowndes at McEachern The big boys of Class 5A come to Powder Springs this Friday night as head coach Randy McPherson’s Vikings will face off with Kyle Hockman’s Indians in the GPB Game of the Week....

September 2, 2010 - 10:14am

GHSF Daily/GPB Week 2 Top 10 Rankings

The biggest change in Class 5A was No. 8 Roswell falling out and Collins Hill, who beat Roswell Friday night, coming in at No. 10. In Class 4A, No. 6 Warner Robins fell out of the rankings after...

August 30, 2010 - 7:08am

Summaries of 12 Friday Night Games

Westminster outlasted St. Pius 20-12 in the season opener for both teams. The visiting Wildcats jumped out to a 17-0 first-half lead on the way to an upset of the No. 4 Golden Lions. Ralph David...

August 28, 2010 - 3:25pm

This Weekend's High School Football Games to Watch

Stephenson at Parkview This battle of jungle cats pits two veteran coaches. The Jaguars are led by head coach Ron Gartrell, who has coached Stephenson in every season since their inception and has...

August 26, 2010 - 2:22pm


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