The Blackman Voice

An NFL Star Among Us

Kylie Tarver and Katelyn Morrow

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Former Blackman football player, I’tavius Mathers, returns to share his skills with our freshman football team. After six years of being away from Blackman, he returns to where it all started. Mathers went to Blackman high school and won the Mr. Football award in 2011. Winning this was a great achievement...

Season Recap: Track Running and Jumping Their Way to STATE

Season Recap: Track Running and Jumping Their Way to STATE

Ashlee Jarrett, reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

So much happened during the 2018 track season. For starters, records were broken all season. That might explain why the BHS track team had athletes participating in so many state events today.  Senior Luke Bailey crushed the first BHS track team record of the season in the discus with a throw of 118-1 at ...

Baseball Scores All District Status

Baseball Scores All District Status

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

In the 2018 Blackman Blaze Baseball season, the Blaze had a record of 17-15 and finished third in the regular season.   "The record does not reflect the improvements that this team made this year," stated head coach Barry Vetter.  Vetter also said that the season was good because they were so ...

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Megan Roth

March 22, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Spring Sports

This past January, Pamela Recasner, the head coach of Blackman's track team, hired a professional yoga instructor to help her track athletes prevent injuries.  "We hired a yoga instructor because it would be beneficial to the team and it would give them a proper warm up and cool down," stated...

Bowling for State

Megan Roth, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

  February 3, 2018, is a day the Blaze bowlers will never forget. It's not every day you play for the state title. Going into the state tournament, the Lady Blaze found their fiercest competition with Harden. The Blaze battled Smyrna and Harden for the state title. "Bowling is really intense...

Noah Boyd: A Closer Look

Noah Boyd: A Closer Look

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Student

Sophomore Noah Boyd has once again qualified for his second consecutive trip to state. Boyd beat his personal best and ranking not once but twice in two different events.   He qualified for three different events but only competed in two because of swimming guidelines. Boyd chose the 100 ...

Lady Blaze vs Bradley Central, 3/3

Lady Blaze vs Bradley Central, 3/3

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Photos courtesy of Chris Price