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A New Future for Softball

A New Future for Softball

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

April 23, 2019

The Lady Blaze softball team’s season is off to a great start with a 6-0 district record.  “Defensively, I think we are better than I thought we would be,” stated the new head coach Robert Fortel.  With a new coach, there had to be some adjustments made, but the team is on a winning streak as the season...

Season Recap: Track Running and Jumping Their Way to STATE

Season Recap: Track Running and Jumping Their Way to STATE

Ashlee Jarrett, reporter

May 24, 2018

So much happened during the 2018 track season. For starters, records were broken all season. That might explain why the BHS track team had athletes participating in so many state events today.  Senior Luke Bailey crushed the first BHS track team record of the season in the discus with a throw of 118-1 at ...

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Megan Roth

March 22, 2018

This past January, Pamela Recasner, the head coach of Blackman's track team, hired a professional yoga instructor to help her track athletes prevent injuries.  "We hired a yoga instructor because it would be beneficial to the team and it would give them a proper warm up and cool down," stated...

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...

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:...

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...

Blaze Basketball Keeps Burning Bright

Jared Robinson, Reporter

March 3, 2016

  27-0. District 7AAA champions. What’s next? Blackman has been an unstoppable force this season, and they didn’t slow down in the district tournament. They overcame the Oakland Patriots challenge for the third time this season and won their fourth district title in the last five years. ...

NBA All Star Weekend Recap

NBA All Star Weekend Recap

Jared Robinson, Reporter

February 17, 2016

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...