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Blackman Football suffers 35-7 loss at Alcoa in season opener

Blackman Football suffers 35-7 loss at Alcoa in season opener

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

August 27, 2020

Last Saturday, the Blackman Blaze opened their 2020 campaign in Alcoa, Tennessee, against a 3A power in the Alcoa Tornadoes. Even with the guidelines in place due to COVID-19, the Tornadoes still made it a hostile environment for the Blaze. The game was also televised in the Knoxville area, which made it an eve...

Blackman Football at Alcoa: How to watch, game time, and storylines

Blackman Football at Alcoa: How to watch, game time, and storylines

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

August 20, 2020

The high school football season in the state of Tennessee begins this week as teams across the state look to bring home a state championship this December. Although, the COVID-19 pandemic is still very much alive, proper protocols such as attendance limits have been added to ensure a successfu...

Best SEC football games to watch from each year of the 2010s while in quarantine

Best SEC football games to watch from each year of the 2010s while in quarantine

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

June 2, 2020

If you are a sports fan, it is very hard to find things to watch to get your sports fix. Although the current state of the 2020 college football season is unknown, the summer months are upon us and fans are beginning to get anxious for the start of the season. To get you through this time, here is the...

Blaze on the green

Blaze on the green

Megan Roth, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2020

This year the Blackman High golf team made big swings. The Blaze and Lady Blaze went 7-1, capping off their season with almost all wins. Coach, Barry Wortman, says  “Our team has high character kids who have good work ethic.”  The golf team’s extensive work ethic lead them to be able t...

Blackman football reaches quarterfinals in state playoffs

Blackman players head to mid-field for opening coin toss.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

December 18, 2019

The TSSAA class 6A football playoffs ended on Saturday with state power Maryville winning their 17th state championship defeating Ravenwood by a score of 42-21 in Cookeville. The playoffs were mainly chalk in 2019 with many usual suspects making it to the final rounds. Therefore, it was no surprise...

Megan Roth: Blackman’s legacy runner

Megan Roth, senior, running in Cookeville.

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

Blackman versus Riverdale Scoreboard

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

Alcoa at Blackman 2019

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...