The Blackman Voice

Lady Blaze Bowling Strike the Tournament

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

October 12, 2017

On Sunday, September 24th the Blackman Lady Blaze Bowling team went to Tullahoma, Tennessee to participate in the Tullahoma wildcat clash. The result is that the Lady Blaze ended up winning the tournament championship. Sara Sanes placed first place overall for the series, and Baileigh Snow placed seco...

The Biggest Game of the Season

The Biggest Game of the Season

Ashlee Jarrett, reporter

September 22, 2017

On Friday Night, September 22nd, the Blackman Blaze take on The Oakland Patriots. This is the biggest game of the season, as both teams have a record of 5-0. Last week, the Blaze beat the Siegel Stars 35-3, and the Patriots beat Republic, 70-6. In 2014 the Blaze won the game 28-21, then the Patriots...

Homecoming 2017 Football Game Photo Gallery

Homecoming 2017 Football Game Photo Gallery

Connor Anderson, Sienna Phillips, Shamani Salahuddin, Photographers

September 21, 2017

Blaze Baseball: Regular Season Champs

Ethan Morrow, Reporter

May 9, 2017

UPDATE 5/19/2017 --- HEADED TO STATE!   Blackman's baseball team is currently in the middle of a successful 2016-17 campaign. They boast an overall record of 24-12 and a district record of 15-4. Just this past Tuesday, they clinched the division title with an 11-1 victory over Riverdale. "Being...

Blaze Soccer: Kicking Through the Season

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

April 26, 2017

Midway through the season, the Blackman boys' soccer team holds a record of 4-1-2 with four wins, one tie, and two losses. After a rain delay Tuesday night, April 18th, the Blaze picked up a 4-0 victory, shutting out the Stewarts Creek Red Hawks. "We created many opportunities and defended as a...

Cheering For Greatness: Spotlight on Hannah Claire Candlish

Ashley Valdivieso, Reporter

March 15, 2017

Blackman High School cheerleader Hannah Claire Candlish is one of the few seniors on the cheerleading team. She has been cheering at Blackman for four years. Recently, she made the All-State Cheerleading team, and she has also won the National High School partner stunt championship with Matthew Hartley,...

A Concussion Is More Than Just a Knock on the Head

Ashley Valdivieso, Reporter

March 10, 2017

One of the most common injuries in sports is a concussion. Concussions occur in most sports, from the extreme sports like field hockey to the not so extreme like basketball. A concussion comes from a mild blow to the head that causes the brain to bump around in the skull. In a presentation...

Blaze, Sells Show Up at State Wrestling Tourney

Ethan Morrow, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

The Blaze Wrestling team has wrapped up yet another successful season under head coach Ronnie Bray. The team competed in the TSSAA State Wrestling Tournament in which they had three medalists; including one state champion. In the last four seasons, Blackman has taken home 11 state medals – four...

Blackman Varsity: Cheer Champions

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

March 3, 2017

February 11, 2017, is a day Blackman cheerleaders will remember for a long time. Blackman's varsity coed cheer team was named the 2017 UCA Small Coed National Champions . . . again. The goal for the team this year was to go to Nationals and perform a solid routine, and that is exactly what...

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...