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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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A Trip To The Ivy League

The summer before a high school student’s senior year is a very important time, especially when that student is an aspiring college athlete. Centennial starting quarterback Chase Rosenberg is a prime...

June 28, 2012 - 7:12am

Raiders Ready For Tough Early Schedule

Walton has become one of the state’s perennial football powers. But even for the Raiders, last season was a heady experience. For the first time in program history, the Raiders made the state final....

June 23, 2012 - 12:09pm

Johnson Leads Resurgent Tigers

Rico Johnson of Swainsboro recently committed to the University of Georgia after being largely unknown heading into the summer. For a school in rural southeast Georgia, having a player noticed by the...

June 20, 2012 - 1:20pm

Mariakis, Bell Lead Consistent Ridgeland

Winning has become a tradition at Ridgeland, but that wasn’t always the case at the northwest Georgia school. In fact when coach Mark Mariakis took over the football program in 2004, the Panthers...

June 18, 2012 - 7:25am

Stars Soar To First Baseball Title

The final state championship of the 2011-2012 season was awarded today as Providence Christian defeated Charlton County in the deciding game of the Class A championship series. Providence Christian...

June 1, 2012 - 1:36pm

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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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