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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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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

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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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