The Blackman Voice

Noah Boyd – Freshman Fish

Sara Gamble, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Noah Boyd was the only freshman to make it to the state swim meet in Knoxville, Tennessee. "I'm pretty honored that I was able to be the only freshman to go. State is a really big deal when it comes to swimming. Most people in my division don't make state, so I was really honored I was able to do...

Taking Backstrokes to Regionals

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

March 1, 2017

On Friday, January 27th at Centennial Sportsplex, the Blackman High School swim team competed in the regional swim event. The event included 12 of the Blackman High School swimmers, including first time competitors. One swimmer even qualified to further himself to state. "I was proud that everyone...

Blackman Blaze Basketball

Blackman Blaze Basketball

Ashley Valdivieso, Reporter

February 9, 2017

The Blackman Blaze basketball team were on a nine game winning streak and are now ranked seventh in the state. "We improved a lot, but we still have more room for improvement," said Mauricio Brown, junior point guard. One of the Blaze's main goals is making it back to the state tournament and winning...

Blackman’s Swim Team Success

Blackman’s Swim Team Success

Molly Lemoine, Reporter

January 30, 2017

Blackman High School's swim team is something Blackman can be proud of. The Blackman High School swimmers finished their season of competition, but they aren't quite done swimming for the year. The boys team went 4-1 and were Division 5 runner-ups. The girls ended the regular season 2-3. Combined,...

Easy Ways to Boost Weight Loss

Easy Ways to Boost Weight Loss

Yohanna Michael, Reporter

January 30, 2017

Do you want to fit in your new pair of jeans? Or maybe you want to look your best for an upcoming event. Whatever the reason, you want results--fast. Research shows that it is safe to lose 1-2 pounds per week, which is 4-8 pounds per month! Follow the following tips to reach your goal. Make a Plan ...

Girls Bowling Places in State Tournament

Girls Bowling Places in State Tournament

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

January 27, 2017

After a long and hard fought season, the journey of the Blackman Bowling team has come to an end. Earning a spot in the competition is proof of their hard work and perseverance. There, the team faced tough competition and were defeated. The girls team placed fifth overall at state and had a final...

Blazecreek Hockey

Blazecreek Hockey

Sara Gamble, Reporter

January 26, 2017

In 2004 six Blackman athletes joined together to make a team conjoined with athletes from Overton High School. Since then, the Blackman team has left Overton and combined with the newly built Stewarts Creek High School team to compete against other high schools in the area as a part of the Greater Nashville Are...

Girls Basketball Update

Ethan Morrow, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

Last week, the girls took on Riverdale in a tough matchup. Ultimately they lost. But it didn't take long for them to rebound. This past week, the Lady Blaze took down division rival Oakland by a nail-biting one point. The Lady Blaze basketball team took on Stewarts Creek two weeks ago. They fought...

Wrestling Expectations Are High

Wrestling Expectations Are High

Ethan Morrow, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017

The Blackman Blaze wrestling team kicked off their season in November, and they have fought their way to quite the impressive first two months. With a team record of 8-1, they are in a good position moving forward with the rest of the season. Expectations for this group are high, and the team is aware...

Blaze Reach Quarterfinals

Blaze Reach Quarterfinals

Molly Lemoine, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Blackman High School ended the regular season with a record of 7-3 and played their second round of playoffs this past Friday. In the first round of playoffs, Blackman went against Jefferson county and won 41-12. Next, they faced Bradley Central and despite spectators' doubts, Blackman beat them...

Former Blackman Standout Emerges: The Blue Raiders’ Newest Star

Ethan Morrow, Content Editor

November 14, 2016

One of the most intriguing storylines of MTSU's football season to date is the success of running back transferee I'Tavius Mathers. Mathers, who is a former standout at Blackman High School, spent his first three collegiate seasons at the University of Mississippi. He transferred to Middle Tennessee...

Blackman Football Prepares For Playoffs

Blackman Football Prepares For Playoffs

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

November 3, 2016

Friday night at 7:00 p.m. kicks off the start of the playoffs. Blackman High, 7-3, will play Jefferson County, 3-7, at the Inferno. With only the winner moving on, the stakes are high for both teams. “Someone is playing their last game Friday night at the Inferno. We have to play well, or it...