The Blackman Voice

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

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...

Learning From Tough Losses

As the sun was setting the Blaze took the field

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...

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...