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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

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


Recent Blog Posts

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