The Blackman Voice

An NFL Star Among Us

Kylie Tarver and Katelyn Morrow

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Former Blackman football player, I’tavius Mathers, returns to share his skills with our freshman football team. After six years of being away from Blackman, he returns to where it all started. Mathers went to Blackman high school and won the Mr. Football award in 2011. Winning this was a great achievement...

Published Poet: Spotlight on Lexie Ludlam

Published Poet: Spotlight on Lexie Ludlam

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Lexie Ludham’s poem “Scared” is a window into the thoughts and pressures of a teen girl based on the inner-workings of Lexie’s mind. She wrote “Scared” months ago. It was only the fifth poem she had written, but in the last year, she has written over 50, using them as a creative outl...

Seraphim Sherman: A Local Star

Seraphim Sherman: A Local Star

Danielle Paredes, Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase, Spotlights, Student

Seraphim Sherman, senior, is a student at Blackman High who has taken on a role in a local production. He is starring as 'Flute' in the musical A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare.   This comedic musical is revolving around the events of Theseus and Hippolyta's marriage. They performed at the 30th A...

Baseball Scores All District Status

Baseball Scores All District Status

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

In the 2018 Blackman Blaze Baseball season, the Blaze had a record of 17-15 and finished third in the regular season.   "The record does not reflect the improvements that this team made this year," stated head coach Barry Vetter.  Vetter also said that the season was good because they were so ...

Senior Awards 2018

Senior Awards 2018

Shamani Salahuddin, Reporter, Photographer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Surviving Capstone 101 

Surviving Capstone 101 

April 9, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Showcase, Spotlights

Capstone is right around the corner for rising seniors, and speaking as someone who successfully completed the course, I know how stressful it can be.    I remember April 2017 when I was wondering what my project would be or if I was capable of completing a project of this magnitude. I had heard t...

Noah Boyd: A Closer Look

Noah Boyd: A Closer Look

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Student

Sophomore Noah Boyd has once again qualified for his second consecutive trip to state. Boyd beat his personal best and ranking not once but twice in two different events.   He qualified for three different events but only competed in two because of swimming guidelines. Boyd chose the 100 ...

Blackman Cheer: Building a Legacy

Blackman Cheer: Building a Legacy

Morgan Tincher, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Blackman’s domination in cheer has created a culture that is bringing in students from all over. Blackman High School’s Coed Cheer Team recently brought home their sixth national title from the Universal Cheerleaders Association National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida,...

A trip to New York City!

A trip to New York City!

Chloe Blake, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase, Spotlights

  My parents surprised me with a trip to New York City for my sixteenth birthday. I documented my experiences and put them all together for you!...