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BCA pinning ceremony tonight

BCA pinning ceremony tonight

Emma Williams, Graphics Editor

September 24, 2020


Blackman Football suffers 35-7 loss at Alcoa in season opener

Blackman Football suffers 35-7 loss at Alcoa in season opener

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

August 27, 2020

Last Saturday, the Blackman Blaze opened their 2020 campaign in Alcoa, Tennessee, against a 3A power in the Alcoa Tornadoes. Even with the guidelines in place due to COVID-19, the Tornadoes still made it a hostile environment for the Blaze. The game was also televised in the Knoxville area, which made it an eve...

Coming Soon: Seniors, Paint Your Parking Space!

Coming Soon: Seniors, Paint Your Parking Space!

Zoe Vecchio, Graphics Editor

August 26, 2020


How the Coronavirus is affecting students

RCS’ Food Service Program

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor

May 25, 2020

On March 5, 2020, Tennessee had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Williamson County. By March 12th, the number of confirmed cases in Tennessee reached 18. On that same day, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order that declared a state of emergency in Tennessee. On March...

How social distancing affects students

How social distancing affects students

Mia Isom, Associate Editor

May 18, 2020

Social distancing is recommended by the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means you have to keep space between yourself and other people for everyone’s safety. The guidelines to social distancing are simple and easy to follow. You have to stay at least six feet apart from others. People...

How to stay fit in quarantine

Alex Garrott, junior, working out.

Andres Figueroa, Reporter

May 15, 2020

No matter how the media spins it, many families, students, and workers have been asked to remain inside their houses (or at least not out in public) during the Covid-19 outbreak. Humans are social creatures, so some might become sad during isolation, and others might become bored. Exercising is on...

Online AP exams made simple

Online AP exams made simple

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2020

With remote learning continuing across the nation, all AP exams have been moved to an online format. There are many ways to prepare to get ready for these exams. First, check with your AP teacher(s). They will provide practice for you as well as when your exam is and the time frame. Make sure the ti...

Why go on a shopping spree when you can protect yourself for free with these DIY masks

Step 3 to make a mask.

Matt Taylor, Reporter

May 6, 2020

With the growing coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering what they can do to protect themselves. Don’t go out looking for masks when you can avoid the public and get masks practically for free. Making a mask may seem challenging, but it’s easier than you think. Thanks to the CDC, making a mask...

Former Blackman and Tennessee Volunteer football star Jauan Jennings selected in the 7th round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the San Fransisco 49ers

Jennings playing football for the Blaze.

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

On late Saturday afternoon, chances of getting drafted looked bleak for Jauan Jennings. When the seventh and final round of the 2020 NFL Draft began Jennings had yet to be selected. Jennings had been projected at different times from as early as the third round to as late as the seventh round. Finally,...

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...

P.S. I Still Love You movie review

P.S. I Still Love You movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

March 18, 2020

WARNING SPOILERS: To All the Boys p.s. I Love You is a newly released original romcom on Netflix. It is the sequel for “To All the Boys I've Loved Before”. We left off from To All the Boys I've Loved Before when Laura Jean Covey officially started dating Peter Kavinsky. In To All the Boys p.s. I...

Blackman Rugby turns struggles to success

Blackman Rugby after their first scrimmage of their season back in August 2019. Shaking off rust in scrimmages against Ravenwood, hosted by Columbia Central.

Jayen Patel, Reporter

March 13, 2020

The Blackman Blaze Rugby team is coming off a successful fall season and is looking forward to an amazing spring season.  The fall season, known as sevens season, was a historic run for the Blaze.   Led by coach Lawernce Joyce and captain Daniel Bergeron, Blackman made it all the way to the O...