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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

Calhoun-Brooks County Leads AA Slate

Last year, Calhoun won its first state title since 1952 after an overtime thriller in the Class AA championship game. Now, with Buford gone to AAA, the Yellow Jackets look to be the favorite for a...

November 28, 2012 - 8:23am
Courtesy of GHSA
GPB Sports Blog

Archer Dominates Recent Wrestling Stretch

Class AAAAAA No. 2 Archer improved to 14-0 over the Thanksgiving holiday by winning three matches. The Tigers won the Takedown Sportswear Duals wrestling tournament Saturday in Lawrenceville by...

November 27, 2012 - 7:44am
Courtesy of Terance Johnson
GPB Sports Blog

Colquitt County Thrives In November

Coach Rush Propst likes to tell his Colquitt County team how important November is. Apparently, his players have bought in to their highly successful coach. For four straight years, Propst’s Packers...

November 26, 2012 - 7:42am
Courtesy of Rob Saye
GPB Sports Blog

Intensity Ratchets Up In Round 2

Things always start to get interesting in the second round of the state football playoffs. The matchups get better, the intensity rises and upsets seem to be the norm. And this year seems to be no...

November 22, 2012 - 7:38pm
Courtesy of Terance Johnson
GPB Sports Blog

McEachern Norcross Top Girls Hoops Poll

The powers-that-be remain on top in the state’s larger classifications, while Class A and AA will undergo change and turnover due to the split of single-A to private and public state championship...

November 22, 2012 - 1:38pm

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