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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 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