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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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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
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

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