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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

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


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