The Blackman Voice

Wrestling Expectations Are High

Wrestling Expectations Are High

Ethan Morrow, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Fall Sports

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


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Sports, Spotlights

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

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...

Blackman Volleyball

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On  October 6th, the Blackman volleyball team lost in a semi-final game that ended their season. After knocking out Smyrna early three sets to none, the Lady Blaze advanced to the semi-finals where they played Oakland. Oakland came out on top winning three sets to one, which meant the Lady Bla...

Powder Puff

Kenzi Vetter, Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tomorrow is the day everyone has been looking forward to. It's time for the battle of the classes in the Powder Puff games. The seniors plan to rule the school and win the tournament, but the juniors intend to give them a run for their money. "The juniors definitely want to win. We're ready for...

The Lady Blaze Dominate Early District Play

Ethan Morrow, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Lady Blaze soccer team opened up district play this past week, after playing away games at Lavergne and Smyrna on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively. In the game against the Lady Wolverines, freshman forward Aliyah Vaughn bagged a hat-trick and added two assists as the Lady Blaze won in a...

Six Straight: Blackman Beats Riverdale

Nikera Simpson, Reporter

September 6, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Fall Sports, Sports

Blackman's rivalry with Riverdale has existed since Blackman opened. Riverdale dominated 2001-2008, however Blackman warmed up to Riverdale's game. In previous meetings, we've won 7 games, including the last 5 games in a row. However, we've had close, one point games. On October 20, 2009 the score was...

What You Need To Know About Blackman Football in 2016

Jared Robinson, Sports Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Fall Sports, Sports

After the 2015 season, it was clear that the Blaze lost quite a bit of talent. As the offseason progressed, however, it seemed like Blackman wouldn't miss a step. Younger players such as Master Teague, Amauri Burks, and Trey Knox will be looked at to help lead the team along with seniors Anthony...

Sanes Shines at Summer Tournaments

Ethan Morrow, Content Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Sports

Sarah Sanes, a sophomore on the bowling team, participated in several different tournaments this past summer. Her results were enough to get her recognized by Tennesseeprepbowling.com. Sanes, who was spotlighted by the Voice last year for her outstanding performances, continues to shine. The Blaze...