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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 Ty Freeman
GPB Sports Blog

Four Champions Meet At Miller Grove

Tonight at Miller Grove, the host Wolverines and Columbia will take the floor in what could be a state-first: a regular-season matchup between two programs' boys and girls squads, all of which are...

December 21, 2012 - 7:41am
Courtesy of Lambert High School
GPB Sports Blog

Lambert's Wilson Picks Up Coaching Honor

Teegan van Gunst of Whitewater was named 2012-2013 Gatorade Georgia Volleyball Player of the Year after leading her team to a 53-3 record and the Class AAAAA state championship. Van Gunst, a Georgia...

December 20, 2012 - 7:32am
Courtesy of Perry McIntyre
GPB Sports Blog

Top Cobb Programs Win At Quad Meet

Walton, Pope, Kell and Allatoona won their respective Cobb Quad meets Saturday at the Cobb Aquatic Center. Sixteen teams participated in the event and were divided into four 4-team divisions. Walton...

December 19, 2012 - 8:14am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Star Quarterbacks Have Huge Games

Gainesville’s offense looked like it could not be stopped for much of the season, and simply outscored everyone on the Red Elephants’ way to the Class AAAAA state title, the program’s first...

December 17, 2012 - 8:27am
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Class AA Final: Buford Outlasts St. Pius X

The Gold and Green train is back on the tracks. After a one-year absence off the podium on the final weekend of the high school football season, Jess Simpson’s Wolves are back on top after a 10-3 win...

December 14, 2012 - 5:51pm

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