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Mason Sells

Mason Sells Making History

Kaiden Farmer, Sports Reporter April 19, 2023

Mason Sells made history as he is the first Blackman wrestler to be a 4x state medalist. Sells was a stud from the start as he placed 4th in the state tournament his freshman year.  In his second...

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Mrs. Parris: Our Devoted Teacher to ESL Students

Ashley Torres, News Reporter April 11, 2023

English as a Second Language (ESL) is becoming increasingly important in today’s world. With the rise of international communication and the influx of immigrants, the ability to communicate in English...

Blackman cheer team at Florida competition

Cheerleading- A Decade of Wins

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter April 11, 2023

February 11 Blackman COED cheerleading team won the national title for the tenth year in a row. The Blackman COED cheer team went to Orlando, Florida, and competed in the National High School Cheerleading...

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Welcome Back Coach Kriesky!

Allie Giroux , News Reporter April 11, 2023

Blackman has chosen a replacement for Coach Chandler Tygard: Coach Matthew Kriesky is now in the building to lead our football team to bigger and better places.   Kriesky has been a coach for about...

Hot Wing Display

Wings for Words!

Jahzara Veasey, Business Manager March 23, 2023

Hot Wings raise money for books in the library! The library held a fundraiser where anyone could sign up to try a hot wing. For every $250 raised, a new flavor of hot wing was introduced. The total amount...

Coach Tygard in action

Football Coach Chandler Tygard Moving on to New Journeys

Ava Porter, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2023

Coach Chandler Tygard, Blackman’s head football coach, led our team through two seasons of football, including taking them to the playoffs. After receiving an offer to be the Head of Football Operations...

Abby and the Bowling Team

Senior Abby Bland: a Bowling Champ

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter February 13, 2023

The Blaze bowling team ended their season Jan. 16 as the runner ups in the sectional tournament. Three individual bowlers made it to the State tournament, where Senior Abby Bland placed higher than her...

UGA v.s TCU

TCU vs UGA: Championship Game

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter January 20, 2023

Monday, January 9th the Georgia Bulldogs played the TCU (Texas Christian University) Horned Frogs at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, where Georgia won the College Football National Championship title for...

Girls Basketball

Lady Blaze Basketball Coach Q&A

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Reporter January 19, 2023

At the start of this season, I sat down with the Lady Blaze Coach, Jennifer Grandstaff. We talked about the team, the hopes for the season, and our exceptional players.   What are you looking forward...

Senior Students Develop Job Skills through CCMA Program

Senior Students Develop Job Skills through CCMA Program

Chai Flores, Sports Reporter January 17, 2023

Blackman High School offers a CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant) program available to its senior students. The program allows seniors to go in the mornings or afternoons and go to clinicals which...

Blackman Dance team

Blackman’s Dance Team: Both an Art and a Sport

Ashley Torres, News Reporter December 12, 2022

As the season progresses, the Blackman Dance team continues to bring an upbeat and competitive performance to entertain students during pep rallies and other school events.  Diane Brewer, coach of...

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