The Blackman Voice

Blackman Lady Blaze Basketball head coach Wendi Scott talks 2019-20 season

Blackman basketball cheer holding up a sign for Lady Blaze.

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

The Blackman Lady Blaze Basketball team had a very successful 2019-20 campaign. They accomplished many feats including finishing first in the regular season in the district and winning the region tournament. Unfortunately, their season was cut short in a home loss in the sectionals to the Stone M...

Blackman boys’ basketball is on the road to the state tournament 

The boy's basketball team with the District Tournament trophy.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

March 4, 2020

The Blackman Blaze came into the 2020 District 7-AAA Basketball Tournament at Stewarts Creek High School as favorites to win it. With a record of 20-3, the Blaze had momentum heading into the tournament. Because of Blackman being the top seed, they did not have to play until the semifinals.   In that semifin...

Blaze sports shorts: February 24-29

Blaze sports shorts: February 24-29

Megan Roth, Reporter

February 24, 2020

Wrestling:   Blackman’s wrestling team did very well at the state tournament. Brooks Sacharczyk won the state championship wrestling title at 182 lbs. The blaze had other strong placements including a 2nd place finish, three 3rd place finishes, and two 4th place finishes.   Basketball:  Tour...

Bowling season recap

The Blackman High School bowling team.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Blackman Blaze bowling team had a historic season. In Jesse Messick’s first year as head coach the Blaze won District 7-AAA and were the runners up in Region 4 and made it to the state tournament.  Throughout the regular season, Blackman went 14-4. In their wins, Blackman was dominant by an average of o...

Blackman boys’ basketball tied for first in district

Jalen Stayton attempts to block a shot.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

January 30, 2020

The Blackman boys' basketball team won 14 out of their first 17 games, giving them a current record of 14-3. Additionally, the Blaze started district play 7-1, only losing to Oakland.   Before the start of district play, the Blaze played in three holiday tournaments against some of the best high school competitio...

Q&A with basketball coach Barry Wortman

Blackman Basketball team in action.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

December 10, 2019

Just a few days before the Blackman Blaze boys' basketball team opened the season at the Hometown Leaders N2 Hoops Invitational in Huntsville, Alabama, head coach Barry Wortman sat down with us to discuss the upcoming season.   The Blaze come into the year with an experienced team that has a ...

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

March 11, 2019

Blackman High School’s bowling team had pulled out another win as their season comes to an end. The bowlers have won their third region title and their fourth district title. This is also the third time in the last three years they have made it to state.   “We were very happy, I mean, we’re always the little underdog team. When we can go in and beat a team with a lot of subs, we are always happy...

Bowling for State

Megan Roth, Reporter

March 22, 2018

  February 3, 2018, is a day the Blaze bowlers will never forget. It's not every day you play for the state title. Going into the state tournament, the Lady Blaze found their fiercest competition with Harden. The Blaze battled Smyrna and Harden for the state title. "Bowling is really intense...

Blackman Blaze vs East Memphis

Blackman Blaze vs East Memphis

Ashlee Jarrett & Molly Lemoine, Reporters

March 21, 2018

Blackman’s Tournament Basketball Game Against Oakland!

Blackman's Tournament Basketball Game Against Oakland!

Ashlee Jarrett & Sienna Phillips, Reporter

March 20, 2018