The Blackman Voice

A New Future for Softball

A New Future for Softball

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

April 23, 2019

The Lady Blaze softball team’s season is off to a great start with a 6-0 district record.  “Defensively, I think we are better than I thought we would be,” stated the new head coach Robert Fortel.  With a new coach, there had to be some adjustments made, but the team is on a winning streak as the season...

Wrestling Takes it To The Mat

Wrestling Takes it To The Mat

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Although they didn’t win all the tournaments this season, the wrestling team achieved many commendable achievements.   The team competed in tournaments including TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Sports Athletic Association) state duals, Bradley central invitational, and the WRAL invitational.  Senior Landon Fowler won his fifth region championship while also winning the Region 5 Wrestler of the Year...

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

March 11, 2019

Blackman High School’s bowling team had pulled out another win as their season comes to an end. The bowlers have won their third region title and their fourth district title. This is also the third time in the last three years they have made it to state.   “We were very happy, I mean, we’re always the little underdog team. When we can go in and beat a team with a lot of subs, we are always happy...

Sports Short: 2/9-15

Sports Short: 2/9-15

Lexi Mccutcheon, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2019

Girls Basketball  Played Riverdale High losing 63 to 56, Riverdale.  The Lady Blaze is moving on for the Regions at MTSU.    Boys Basketball   Played Riverdale High. The final score was 44 to 39, Riverdale.    Wrestling   Won the 2019 Region 5 Duel Championship...

Blackman High Football Managers

Blackman High Football Managers

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

You always hear about the football team, but do you ever hear about the football managers? The job is harder than you think. This is an insight to the hard work, effort, and time they put into it. According to the managers, however, it is all worth it in the end.  Total, there are nine managers; these i...

Learning From Tough Losses

Learning From Tough Losses

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

January 18, 2019

Our winning 10-1 football season was brought to an end with a 35-14 loss against Mt. Juliet. Even though the football team didn’t come out with a win, they learned from the outcome of this game.  “We learned not to underestimate our opponent because we were overlooking them  for next week’s game: u...

The 2018 Heisman Candidates

The 2018 Heisman Candidates

Megan Roth, Managing Editor

December 9, 2018

Coming up on December 8th the 84th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy will be awarded. The Heisman Trophy recognizes the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. and is given based on many factors such as performance, hard work, and the showing of integrity.   This year the ten athl...

Volleyball Team Attacks Another Season

Volleyball Team Attacks Another Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

Another volleyball season is now over, and the team and coaching staff is already looking at how to prepare for next year. Even though the Blackman High School volleyball team didn’t make it to the district tournament, they plan to work harder, “set” the next season into motion, and come out with...