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...

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 ...

2019 Basketball Homecoming Schedule

2019 Basketball Homecoming Schedule

Megan Roth, Managing Editor

January 9, 2019

Thursday, January 10th: Teacher and Class Volleyball Game Class Games Friday, January 11th:  1st 8:30-9:12 2nd 9:17-9:59 3rd 10:04-10:42 4th 10:51-12:25 1st Lunch: 10:46-11:19  2nd Lunch: 11:19-11:53  3rd Lunch: 11:53-12:25  5th 12:30-1:12 6th 1:17-1:59 7th 2:04-2:46 Pe...

Blackman Blaze vs East Memphis

Blackman Blaze vs East Memphis

Ashlee Jarrett & Molly Lemoine, Reporters

March 21, 2018

Lady Blaze vs Bradley Central, 3/3

Lady Blaze vs Bradley Central, 3/3

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

March 16, 2018

Photos courtesy of Chris Price

Hoops Glass House Ready

Hoops Glass House Ready

Ashlee Jarrett, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018

Midway through the 2017-18 basketball season, the Lady Blaze have an overall record of 14-9 and district record of 6-3. The Blaze have an overall record of 23-0 and district record of 9-0.  The Lady Blaze, number 33 in the state of Tennessee, intend to make it to the state tournament this year. ...