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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

Familiar Names Chasing AA Title

Jefferson vs. Greater Atlanta Christian The Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans come into their semifinal against Jefferson having scored 114 points in the playoffs thus far. Quarterback Rafe Chapple...

December 5, 2012 - 8:17am
Courtesy of Richard Gamble
GPB Sports Blog

Top GHSA Teams Making Waves

Brookwood and Peachtree Ridge split a meet Saturday at Mountain Park. The No. 3 Broncos won the boys meet 174-111, while the No. 5 Peachtree Ridge girls edged No. 2 Brookwood 157-150. Brookwood’s...

December 4, 2012 - 11:43am
Courtesy of Terance Johnson
GPB Sports Blog

ELCA Possesses Championship Qualities

ELCA looks poised to win its second state title ever after a thorough 42-7 defeat of reigning champion Savannah Christian. The Chargers have been close many times since their last title, but look...

December 3, 2012 - 7:36am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Tucker, Northside To Clash Once Again

After dominating Class AAAA for a few years, Northside-Warner Robins and Tucker have taken their acts to Class AAAAA, where they have each continued their winning ways. The programs combined to win...

November 30, 2012 - 6:15am
Courtesy of True Citizen
GPB Sports Blog

Past Champions Clash In AAAA Quarterfinals

The theme of this year’s quarterfinals could very easily be something along the lines of “games that should be in the Dome,” as there are several matchups between elite teams. The Burke County-Sandy...

November 29, 2012 - 8:57am

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