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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 Sonny Kennedy
GPB Sports Blog

Three Titles To Be Decided Friday

The Class A-Private championship will get the weekend off on the right foot. Prince Avenue Christian and Eagles Landing Christian will both look to control the line of scrimmage with effective...

December 13, 2012 - 8:25pm
Courtesy of Donna Miller
GPB Sports Blog

Gainesville Battles Ware Co. For AAAAA Title

Ware County battles Gainesville for the Class AAAAA state title Friday night at the Georgia Dome. By Ricky Dimon Ware County The Gators are bidding for their first state championship in school...

December 13, 2012 - 10:58am
Courtesy of Tracey Long
GPB Sports Blog

Ridgeland, Sandy Creek Loaded With Stars

Sandy Creek faces Ridgeland Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Class AAAA state title SANDY CREEK Despite last season’s quarterfinal loss to Gainesville, Sandy Creek is building...

December 13, 2012 - 7:29am
Courtesy of Scott Greene
GPB Sports Blog

Jefferson Looking To Dethrone Calhoun

Jefferson will face Calhoun this Saturday at the Georgia Dome at 2:30 p.m. for the GHSA Class AA title. Jefferson These are not entirely uncharted waters for Jefferson, but they aren’t exactly...

December 12, 2012 - 8:32am
Courtesy of Perry McIntyre
GPB Sports Blog

Walton Sweeps Gilbert Memorial

Walton swept the Margaret Gilbert Memorial meet Friday over five other schools that competed. Hillgrove took second in the girls’ race while the Riverwood boys were the runners-up in their race....

December 12, 2012 - 8:22am

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