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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 Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Archer Takes Two Wrestling Events

Class AAAAAA No. 2 Archer won two meets over the weekend as two squads traveled to separate meets to compete. The Tigers won the Danny Boyd Duals in Osceola, Fla., and went 8-0 in the meet. Among...

December 11, 2012 - 10:08am
Courtesy of Erin Sheppard
GPB Sports Blog

St. Pius X, ELCA Trying To Break Through

The No. 12 has been a ceiling for ELCA the past two years. For the third season in a row, the Chargers have won 12 games. In 2010 and 2011, that meant the end of the road for Jonathan Gess’ squad....

December 10, 2012 - 8:43am
Courtesy of Elisa Herring
GPB Sports Blog

Marist Looks To Hold Off Upstarts

Monroe Area vs. Sandy Creek No. 1 Sandy Creek is appearing in its third semifinals in four seasons and has now won 12 or more games for the fourth consecutive year. The Patriots (13-0) outplayed...

December 6, 2012 - 12:42pm
Courtesy of Northsidefootball.com
GPB Sports Blog

Northside Looking For Return To Glory

Northside-Warner Robins vs. Ware Co. In a rare occurrence, powerhouse program Northside-Warner Robins (13-0) has to travel for a playoff game. The Eagles have not played a postseason contest on the...

December 6, 2012 - 12:40pm
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Archer Wrestling Takes Southern Slam

Class AAAAAA No. 2 Archer won the Southern Slam meet in Greenville, S.C., Saturday for the Tiger's fourth tournament win this season. Fellow Georgia squad Class AAA No. 3 Woodward Academy took third...

December 5, 2012 - 8:29am

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