The Blackman Voice

Captain For A Day: A Special Wish Come True

Captain For A Day: A Special Wish Come True
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Jared Robinson, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Sports

Freshman Julian Williams has been a student in Blackman schools for much of his life, but it wasn't until recently that he developed Parkinson's disease. Although he is almost always in severe pain, he has still tried to find joy in whatever he can, whenever he can. One of the activities that Julia...

NBA All Star Weekend Recap

NBA All Star Weekend Recap

Jared Robinson, Reporter

February 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The NBA All Star Weekend has been an annual tradition since the league began. Despite changes, the event has always been highly anticipated by fans, media, and players. However, the All Star game just hasn’t had quite the same energy it has had in years past. This year, things changed. The Rising Stars...

National S16ning Day

Jared Robinson, Reporter

February 3, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Sports

National Signing Day is an extremely important day for all college athletes. Commitments become official, and a new chapter of each of these student athletes’ lives begins. Blackman football had five such athletes who received scholarship offers and signed on National Signing Day. Taeler Dowdy,...

NFL Divisional Round Recap

Ethan Morrow, Section Editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Here are a few quick hits from this weekend’s NFL playoff action. -The Arizona Cardinals defeated the Green Bay Packers 26-20 in OT after a late Hail-Mary by Aaron Rodgers forced extra time. -The New England Patriots downed the Kansas Chiefs 27-20 behind Rob Gronkowski’s two touchdowns in his...

Kobe Bryant’s Five Greatest Moments

Kobe Bryant’s Five Greatest Moments

Amyia Davis, Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Kobe Bean Bryant is considered one of the greatest NBA players to ever play the game. He has accomplished so much in his lifetime. Bryant is now playing his 20th season of basketball in the NBA and is planning on retiring after this season. These are just a few of his special moments of his career: In...

Father Ryan Christmas Tournament Recap

Jared Robinson, Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

This year's Blackman Blaze basketball team went into the Father Ryan Christmas Tournament with a perfect 11-0 record and no intention of slowing down. They started off the tournament with a blowout win over Hillsboro with a score of 67-31. The Blaze outscored Hillsboro 22 to 8 in the final quarter...

Healthy Recipes

Naffie Njie, Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Sports

Breakfast Omelet Muffins (8 servings) Ingredients: 4 eggs 4 egg whites (½ cup) ½ cup of cheese ¼ cup of milk 1 cup of mixed vegetables of your choice ½ teaspoon of baking powder ½ teaspoon of oil salt and pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2. Sau...

Pregame Playlist

Amyia Davis, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

Pre-­‐Game  Playlist:  Are  you  an  athlete  that  looks  for  a  way  to get  excited  or  hype  before  a  game?  That  is  what  a  pre-­‐game playlist  is  used  for.  Many  athletes  including  professionals  use this  as  a  way  to  up  their  intensity...

Blaze Basketball Preview

Jared Robinson, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Girls' Photos Courtesy of  Kimberly Baumann; Boys' Photos by Jared Robinson Blackman Basketball has become a powerhouse team in these past few years.The boys won a state title in 2013, and the girls won back-to-back state titles in 2013 and 2014, along with a national title in 2013. The talent...

College Signings

Jared Robinson, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Blackman has become one of the most successful athletic programs in the state and this year's class kept up the tradition. Tanner Owens signed with the Virginia Tech Hokies on a golf scholarship. He hopes to continue the success he had at Blackman in Blacksburg, Virginia. Crystal Dangerfield sign...

Fitness Myths

Amyia Davis, Reporter

December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

When trying to become fit and live a healthy life, there are many rumors that may keep you from your goals. Here are just a few: 1) "If you do crunches, you will get abs." * This is not necessarily true. You earn abs by doing interval training, utilizing carbs, getting the right amount of sleep,...