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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

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
GPB Sports Blog

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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