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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

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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