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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...

Blackman football reaches quarterfinals in state playoffs

Blackman players head to mid-field for opening coin toss.

Christian Skelton, Reporter

December 18, 2019

The TSSAA class 6A football playoffs ended on Saturday with state power Maryville winning their 17th state championship defeating Ravenwood by a score of 42-21 in Cookeville. The playoffs were mainly chalk in 2019 with many usual suspects making it to the final rounds. Therefore, it was no surprise...

Blaze briefs: November 19th-November 22nd

Blaze briefs: November 19th-November 22nd

Taylor Matney, News Reporter

November 22, 2019

Tuesday, November 19th  Girls basketball in Brentwood win   Bowling match in Smyrna   Freshman football banquet   Best Lineman - Evan Cramer   Leadership Award - Peyton Thomas   Co-Offensive MVP - Elijah Pitts   Co-Offensive MVP - Ben Marshall   Defensive MVP - Jus...

The Blaze Stop the Chop

Blackman versus Riverdale Scoreboard

Christian Skelton, Sports Reporter

October 4, 2019

The Blackman Blaze had an improbable come-from-behind victory at Tomahawk Stadium over the Riverdale Warriors last Friday night.   This was a huge game with both teams vying to host a Region 3-6A playoff game. Blackman came into the game with a record of 2-3, and Riverdale came into the game with a record of 4-1.   Despite the discrepancy ...

Blackman High Football Managers

The football mangers of Blackman High stand together for a group picture in front of the field house.

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

You always hear about the football team, but do you ever hear about the football managers? The job is harder than you think. This is an insight to the hard work, effort, and time they put into it. According to the managers, however, it is all worth it in the end.  Total, there are nine managers; these i...

Learning From Tough Losses

As the sun was setting the Blaze took the field

Kylie Tarver, Sports Editor

January 18, 2019

Our winning 10-1 football season was brought to an end with a 35-14 loss against Mt. Juliet. Even though the football team didn’t come out with a win, they learned from the outcome of this game.  “We learned not to underestimate our opponent because we were overlooking them  for next week’s game: u...

The 2018 Heisman Candidates

The 2018 Heisman Candidates

Megan Roth, Managing Editor

December 9, 2018

Coming up on December 8th the 84th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy will be awarded. The Heisman Trophy recognizes the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. and is given based on many factors such as performance, hard work, and the showing of integrity.   This year the ten athl...