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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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Friday Night Recap

Thomas County Central defeated Marist 21-17 and Colquitt County edges Lovejoy 14-7 in two ranked duels Friday night. See below for recaps of those two games and more. Class AAAAAA Brookwood 31, Mill...

September 7, 2012 - 9:36pm

Rusty Rams Dispatch Eager Indians

At the turn of the century, Grayson had not played a year of high school football in its history. Now, Mickey Conn’s program is one of the best in the state after winning the 2011 Class AAAAA state...

August 25, 2012 - 12:41pm

Yellow Jackets Rely On Steady Defense

Thomas County Central had an uncharacteristic season in 2011. The Jackets lost five games for the first time since 2004 and finished fourth in Region 1-AAAA. But coach Bill Shaver’s squad won its...

August 25, 2012 - 5:48am

Friday Night Football Recaps

The first weekend of high school football kicked off Friday night, and dozens of schools in the state earned their first win of the season. Below, wins by Campbell, South Atlanta, Jackson-Atlanta,...

August 24, 2012 - 9:26pm

Corky Kell Classic Attracts Top Programs

Some coaches like to pad their teams’ schedules with easy wins in non-region games. But none of the coaches whose teams are playing in the 2012 Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic believe in that philosophy...

August 23, 2012 - 2:53pm

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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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