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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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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

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Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Review - State Recap

No. 5 Fitzgerald rolled past No. 6 Brooks County 39-0 in a shocking blowout. In what was supposed to be a hard-fought battle for the Region 1-AA supremacy, the visiting Purple Hurricanes dominated...

October 29, 2011 - 4:52am
Courtesy of Walter Pinion
GPB Sports Blog

STATE PREVIEW: Butler Looks For More Magic

There is an amazing story in Region 3-AAA. The Butler Bulldogs (no, not the Indiana school that has been to the past two national championship games in hoops. But yes, the same school name and...

October 28, 2011 - 6:07am
Photo by Furman University
GPB Sports Blog

Paladins Upset Of Wofford Highlights Week 8

Jerodis Williams rushed his way to 155 yards and two scores as Furman upset the fourth-ranked Wofford Terriers 26-21 at Paladin Stadium Saturday. Coming off last week’s blowout loss to Georgia...

October 25, 2011 - 11:16am
Furman QB Chris Forcier. Photo courtesy Furman University
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Terriers Extend Spell on The Citadel

Wofford’s 43-14 win over The Citadel marked the Terriers’ 13th consecutive win in the series. Eric Breitenstein again led the Terriers in rushing, this time with 106 yards rushing and a score. The...

October 12, 2011 - 1:32pm
Wayne Grandy
GPB Sports Blog

Friday Night Football State Preview

Twenty-nine state titles. Forty-five Region 1 championships. A full year’s worth of bragging rights. These are just some of the highlights of tonight’s “Winnersville Classic” between No. 9 Lowndes...

October 7, 2011 - 9:27am

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