The Blackman Voice

The Lady Blaze Dominate Early District Play

Ethan Morrow, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Rutherford County Football Jamboree Gallery

Neko Collins, Arianna Tillis, and Molly Lemoine

August 18, 2016

2016 RuCo Jamboree

2016 RuCo Jamboree

Jared Robinson, Reporter

August 18, 2016

At the start of every football season, the schools of Rutherford County come together for one final scrimmage to prepare for the regular season. This year's jamboree was held at Blackman's stadium, The Inferno. Although none of the teams will show the entire playbook, the rivalries are still there between...

Athlete of the Week: Sarah Sanes

Athlete of the Week: Sarah Sanes

Ethan Morrow, Section Editor

April 18, 2016

The 2015-2016 season for the Blackman Blaze bowling team was an eventful one for freshman bowler Sarah Sanes. She led the Girls’ team to a 10-2 record by posting a Rutherford County leading 198.82 game average. Not only did Sanes lead the girls’ team to victory multiple times, she was also able...

Predictions for NBA Season Awards

Ethan Morrow, Section Editor

April 5, 2016

We are over half-way finished with the NBA season. It’s past the All-Star break, and teams are either resting, gearing up for the playoffs, or making a late season push for one of the bottom seeds. With that being said, we are beginning to get a better idea of who deserves the annual season awards. MVP:...

Stories from the Student Section

Stories from the Student Section

Jared Robinson, Reporter

March 22, 2016

Back in November, nobody was sure how well the 2016-17 Blaze would be able to cope without the seniors they lost. The first game, our boys beat William Blount by 42 points. I hadn’t seen any other high school team play at that point, but it was clear that after one game that the Blackman Blaze was...

Athlete of the Week: Donovan Sims

Athlete of the Week: Donovan Sims

Jared Robinson, Reporter

March 15, 2016

Donovan Sims, junior, stepped into the starting lineup this year and took control of the team early on. He has contributed to the team’s 32-0 record, and he has picked up an offer to Middle Tennessee State University along the way. Early in the season, Sims got his first offer from Coach Kermit...

Lady Blaze Softball Tournament Review

Lady Blaze Softball Tournament Review

Amyia Davis, Reporter

March 14, 2016

Blackman's softball team had an exhilarating performance in the Oakland's Play Day Tournament. The Lady Blaze finished the tournament with a record of 2-1. In this tournament they faced Franklin County, Greenbrier, and Eagleville. In the game against Franklin County, the girls managed to come...

Strahan Signs with Pikeville

Jared Robinson, Reporter

March 11, 2016

  Corey Strahan has recently committed to the University of Pikeville to play soccer. The central midfielder has played soccer all of his high school and middle school career, and he fell in love with the game at a young age. This is a great example of hard work and dedication leading to a...