The Blackman Voice

Megan Roth: Blackman’s legacy runner

Megan Roth: Blackman’s legacy runner

Christian Skelton, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Blackman High School cross country senior runner Megan Roth recently competed at the TSSAA state meet. It was held at Steeplechase in Warner Parks in Nashville. Roth and the Blaze had already run there once this year.   As for the state meet, Roth finished 33rd in the 5k with a time of 20:03 against many nationally ranked runners. In this race she broke several Blackman records and finished with t...

The Blaze Stop the Chop

The Blaze Stop the Chop

Christian Skelton, Sports Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Blackman Blaze had an improbable come-from-behind victory at Tomahawk Stadium over the Riverdale Warriors last Friday night.   This was a huge game with both teams vying to host a Region 3-6A playoff game. Blackman came into the game with a record of 2-3, and Riverdale came into the game with a record of 4-1.   Despite the discrepancy ...

Football season in full swing

Football season in full swing

Christian Skelton, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Football season is underway, and the Blackman Blaze are looking to improve on their 1-3 start to the 2019 campaign. Although two losses this early in the season is unwelcome, the season’s goals are still attainable.  The first game against the Alcoa Tornadoes was a tough way to start out t...

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...