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Shirley Blackman Class of 1970

December 15, 2015 by Pat Blackman (Register to contact)

Shirley Blackman passed away 12/13/2015 in Howell Michigan. My sister battled with Juvenile Diabetes all of her life and now the struggle is over. If anyone would like to send a card or flowers, the funeral is Friday at 1:30 pm - MacDonald Funeral Home 315 N. Michigan Avenue, Howell Michigan 48843.

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CBS4 Exclusive: Mother Of Teen Shot In Miami Drive-By Speaks Out For First Time  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami)—-For the first time, the mother of a 14-year-old boy who was one of two teenagers wounded in a ...

High school football: Miami-Northwestern routs Naples in 6A state semifinal  Naples Daily News

The Class 6A semifinals started about as poorly as possible for the Naples High School football team. Playing for a spot in the state finals for the fourth time in ...

LB attends UM scrimmage, decommits from UF, now weighs in on what's next

Miami Northwestern High School Class of 2021 LB Terrence Lewis Jr. was a Florida commitment … until yesterday.After watching on at UM's scrimmage he ...

Miami-Dade School Board's Steve Gallon III Wants to Help Inner-City High-School Football Programs Win Championships  Miami New Times

At next week's Miami-Dade School Board meeting, Gallon wants to authorize Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and his staff to review the classification of ...

Local LB who is UF commit wowed at Jr. Day, says UM "very high" in picture

A key for Manny Diaz and the Hurricanes: Keeping top local talent home.So when Miami Northwestern High School Class of 2021 LB Terrence Lewis, who is a ...

Miami Northwestern High School students walk out for second day to call for end to gun violence  WPLG Local 10

Students from Miami Northwestern Senior High School walked out of classes for the second day Wednesday to call for an end to gun violence.

‘Fired up and ready’: Naples High could have historic crowd for historic football game  Naples Daily News

Naples High School will face Miami's Northwestern High in the state Class 6A football semifinals at Naples' Staver Field.

Miami Northwestern students hold walkout after killings of student, former student  WPLG Local 10

Students from Miami Northwestern Senior High School walked out of classes Tuesday morning to call for change after a fellow student and a former student ...

Top student athletes honored by Junior Orange Bowl Committee  Miami Herald

The Junior Orange Bowl Committee recently awarded the Henry O. Langston Scholar Athlete Award to several local student athletes during the annual Florida ...

Student Brought Loaded Gun to Miami Northwestern High School: Police  NBC 6 South Florida

A student at Miami Northwestern High School was arrested after he was found with a loaded stolen gun at the school Wednesday, authorities said.

Avra Jain and David Martin buy site across from Miami Northwestern High School, plan sports entertainment facility  The Real Deal

A partnership between Avra Jain and David Martin of Terra closed on a property and financing for a new project in the Liberty City neighborhood of Miami, just ...

Northwestern hangs on for dramatic playoff win over rival Central  Miami Herald

Northwestern nearly let a 24-point fourth quarter lead slip away, but made two defensive stops in the closing minutes to beat rival Central in the playoffs for the ...

Young men from Liberty City gear up for life-changing trip  WPLG Local 10

EL PORTAL, Fla. - For these 10 young men from Liberty City, it is truly the opportunity of a lifetime. "I know this will really change my life and how I think about the ...

Martin Luther King's legacy celebrated at Liberty City parade  Miami Herald

Four generations of one Miami family celebrated the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday as a parade in his honor rolled down Northwest 54th Street to the ...

From Carnegie Hall to Miami-Dade teacher of the year, this music teacher rocks  Miami Herald

The Miami-Dade County school district on Thursday named Oliver Diez of Palmetto Elementary and Laura Haim of Pinecrest Elementary as teacher of the year ...

Ransom Everglades students win at Berklee High School Jazz Festival  Miami Herald

Ransom Everglades School's student jazz combo and vocalist Isa Peña recently won four trophies from the 2019 Berklee High School Jazz Festival in Boston, ...

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern  FIU News

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since freshman year. When.

Lions offer Miami Hurricanes commit  247Sports

Penn State continues to cross paths with the Miami Hurricanes on South Florida's fertile recruiting landscape. The latest example occurred Monday evening ...

Classmates Mourn Miami Northwestern Student Killed in Shooting  NBC 6 South Florida

Classmates of a Miami Northwestern High School student who was shot and killed on his way home from school were in mourning a day after the tragedy ...

VIDEO: Miami Northwestern drill team accused of dressing and dancing like strippers. Exploitation or art?  USA TODAY High School Sports

Miami Northwestern dance team accused of dressing and performing like strippers at rivalry football game against Miami Booker T. Washington.

Miami Hurricanes commit reacts to Penn State offer  247Sports

Penn State stays active on the South Florida recruiting trail.

Teddy Bridgewater set to meet with Dolphins  WPLG Local 10

DAVIE, Fla. - Could Teddy Bridgewater be making a homecoming? A source confirms to Local 10 that the former Miami Northwestern High School star QB will ...

Miami-Dade Students From Neighborhoods Hard Hit By Gun Violence Meet, Organize  WLRN

A group of teenagers formed a circle in the middle of a former school library turned community meeting space in Liberty City on a recent Saturday.

Two Teens Killed, Including High School Student, in Liberty City Shooting  NBC 6 South Florida

Two teens including an honors student at Northwestern High School were killed in a shooting in Liberty City Sunday that left two other people injured.

Teddy Bridgewater Pursuit Proves Dolphins Aren't Tanking  Miami New Times

One year ago, in this very space, we pleaded with the Miami Dolphins to sign Miami native and former Miami Northwestern High School and Louisville star ...

Miami Northwestern High Student Shot & Killed  CBS Local

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Two weeks into the new school year, students at Northwestern Senior High School are ...

Louisville is on the board in 2020 recruiting with Miami DB commitment  Courier Journal

Ronald Delancy, a defensive back from Miami's Northwestern High School, has committed to Louisville football's 2020 class and Scott Satterfield.

Parkland and Liberty City students plot a gun-control push in Washington  McClatchy DC Bureau

Miami Gardens Rep. Frederica Wilson leads a congressional hearing on gun violence with kids from her district in Washington and Parkland, Florida.

Education is pivotal, Faust tells Miami students  Harvard Gazette

Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.

In The Recruiting Huddle: Chatarius “Tutu” Atwell – Miami Northwestern  CBS Miami

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Miami Northwestern Students Head To Nation's Capital  WLRN

With *fresh* haircuts and the knowledge lunch would be waiting on the bus when they arrived, about two dozen Miami Northwestern High School students ...

Coral Gables Community Foundation awards $80,000 in scholarships  Miami Herald

The Coral Gables Community Foundation awarded about $80000 in scholarships to 16 local high school students during a reception at the Coral Gables ...

How The FCAT Helped Deplete Miami's High School Marching Bands  WLRN For a week this past summer, the football field at Booker T. Washington High School was home to a marching band larger than.

Family Mourning Death of 11-Year-Old Boy Who Collapsed at Miami Northwestern High  NBC 6 South Florida

Family members are mourning the death of an 11-year-old boy who died after collapsing on the track field at Miami Northwestern High School.

The story of a failing offense and how it got this bad  State Of The U

The Miami Hurricanes offense has been in disarray throughout the 2018 season. Miami has struggled to run the football, pass accurately, or sustain a complete ...

West Palm Beach Student Among Teen Journalists Documenting Fatal Shootings 'Since Parkland'  WLRN

A group of student journalists tracked every fatal shooting of young people since the mass shooting in Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018. And they wrote obituaries.

'We're not being represented:' Minority voices strive to be heard after Parkland  Sun Sentinel

A coalition of minority teenagers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, joined by national activists and fellow minority students in South Florida, is trying to ...

Bowden's in-home visit, dope boys & why Snoop signed with FSU  247Sports

Snoop Minnis shares a fascinating story on why he chose FSU over Miami.

UCF football player arrested on rape charge  Florida Today

A UCF football player was accused of raping a person in his dorm room after attending an off-campus party, according to an arrest affidavit.

3rd student accused of bringing weapon to South Florida high school  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - A third student has been accused of bring a weapon to a South Florida high school, just days after two other weapons were ...

In The State Championship Huddle: Chatarius “Tutu” Atwell – Northwestern  CBS Miami

SCOUTING: Four nearly four years, when the name Chatarius “Tutu” Atwell Jr. was talked about statewide – outside of South Florida – it was met with a feeling of ...

Armenteros, Loy Named 2018 National High School T&F Coaches of the Year  U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

NEW ORLEANS – It didn't take long for Alex Armenteros and Tom Loy to know they were dealing with a special group of athletes during the 2018 outdoor track ...

Man Arrested in Murder of Miami Northwestern High School Student Maurice Harris  NBC 6 South Florida

Miami Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old high school student in Liberty City.

FHSAA Releases Tentative Football Classifications For 2017-2019  CBS Local

SFHSSports: Twitter | Facebook. With everyone focused on the final two weeks of the 2016 high school football season, the state's governing body – the Florida ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Mark Fox – Northwestern  CBS Miami

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Can't shake D-Bake: Deandre Baker shutting down receivers in 2018  Red and Black

There are multiple qualities that make Baker a successful cornerback, notably his speed, athleticism and lengthy body that allows him to break up passes that ...

To Make High Schoolers Want To Read, Miami Teacher Makes It A Competition  WUSF News

Miami Northwestern High School English teacher Daniel Dickey has found a way to make his tenth graders brag about their reading skills. Mischael Saint-Sume.

South Florida Graduation Rates Continue To Improve  WLRN

South Florida school districts continue to make gains in graduation rates, according to state data released Friday. Gains in 2015-2016 represent an all.

Miami Hurricanes Coaching Staff Breakdown  Last Word on College Football

The Hurricanes have recently completed the coaching staff under new head coach Manny Diaz. The entire offensive staff was fired upon his hire.

To help Liberty City rise above violence, researchers turn to voices of the young  Miami Herald

Under a new grant, University of Miami public health experts will work with community groups and Miami-Dade Public Schools to survey youths on social issues ...

Somerset Academy student, 10, attends Canadian conference  Miami Herald

Sebastian Estrada, 10, of Somerset Academy was chosen to participate in the second annual Kumon Student Conference, in Calgary, Canada, after excelling in ...

Boy, 15, Killed, 4 Hurt in NW Dade Shooting: Police  NBC 6 South Florida

A 15-year-old boy was killed and four men were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in northwest Miami-Dade, police say. The young victim has been ...

Metro 1 broker launches Gridline Properties  The Real Deal

After more than a decade with Metro 1 Properties, broker Alfredo Riascos has launched a new commercial real estate firm, Gridline Properties.

Miami Police Arrest Wrong Guys in Liberty City Shooting  Miami New Times

Six hours ago, Miami Police held a press conference where Mayor Francis Suarez lauded the cops for their "diligent" work apprehending two suspects in last ...

Teen Gunned Down in Drive-By Shooting in Little Haiti  NBC 6 South Florida

A 17-year-old young man who was a student at Miami Northwestern Senior High School was gunned down late Thursday in Little Haiti. It's the second time the ...

Hassan Hall and Tutu Atwell stand out in a grim season for Louisville  Courier Journal

On the ACC's worst team, Louisville football players Hassan Hall and Tutu Atwell have become two of the conference's best freshmen.

Washington Post Report: Miami Among The Worst Cities For Solving Homicides  WLRN

An interactive report published on Wednesday by The Washington Post brings to light a dark fact about crime and violence in the city of Miami. The.

Flashback: Who is the real Amari Cooper? The Cowboys receiver opens up about his largely private backstory  Dallas News

Tom Fox/Staff Photographer. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) is congratulated by teammates after scoring the game-winning touchdown in the ...

UCF football player accused of dorm room rape pleads not guilty  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The University of Central Florida Knights football player accused of raping an intoxicated person in his dorm room after an off-campus ...

Miami linebacker Leslie Smith is Pitt's first commitment in 2019 class  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At long last, coach Pat Narduzzi and the Pitt football program have secured a recruit in their class of 2019. Leslie Smith, an unranked linebacker prospect from ...

Amari Cooper, the Cowboys' anti-diva WR, is starting to have some fun - Dallas Cowboys Blog- ESPN  ESPN

He plays for a team with a history of big, colorful WR personalities, which isn't his style, but Cooper is showing more of a fun side this season.

Bulldogs boys track takes first at East Coast Classic, girls finish fifth  Palm Coast Observer

When the starter fired the pistol into the air, signaling the commencement of the race, the Bulldogs' Nathan Farrell exploded out of his block and sprinted down ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Davontae McCrae – Miami Northwestern  CBS Miami

PLAYER: Davontae McCrae. POSITION: DE/DT SCHOOL: Miami Northwestern CLASS: 2018. HEIGHT: 6-5. WEIGHT: 250. SCOUTING: If you have been ...

Despite a Texas tease, Northwestern’s DeAndre Baker signs with Georgia

DeAndre Baker baffled University of Texas fans on the eve of National Signing Day with a tweet of running Longhorns. But the Northwestern defensive back ...

Louisville 2018 Football Recruiting: Tutu Atwell, ATH, commits to the Cardinals  Card Chronicle

The Louisville Cardinals continue to grow their 2018 football recruiting class. On Monday night, they landed another commitment from Miami, FL, prospect Tutu ...

The Dolphins Should Sign Standout Vikings QB, Northwestern Grad Teddy Bridgewater  Miami New Times

The Dolphins need to learn from their past, consider their future, and sign Miami native, former Miami Northwestern High School and Louisville star, and ...

Gamecock football gains 18 in early signing period  WYFF4 Greenville

Upon the opening of the early signing period on Wednesday, a total of 18 players signed National Letters of Intent to play football at South Carolina.

Vindicated Principal Speaks Out  NBC Miami

It was a trial seemingly made for Court TV: a high school principal accused of covering up a star athlete's sex scandal so the kid could play in the big game.

Quarterback Davis Beville among nine recruits to pick Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More than half a dozen prospects gave their commitments to the Panthers Sunday, including South Carolina native Davis Beville.

In The Recruiting Huddle: Davonne “Bo” Kendrick  CBS Miami

SFHSSports: Twitter | Facebook. PLAYER: Davonne “Bo” Kendrick. POSITION: RB. SCHOOL: Miami Northwestern. CLASS: 2018. HEIGHT: 5-11. WEIGHT: 190.

Recruits who committed to Power 5 schools this week  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Pitt Football gains 11 recruits  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

With the addition of these 11 three-star prospects, Pitt now sits at No. 8 in 247Sports' ACC Football Recruiting Composite Team rankings.

Ravens cornerback Tray Walker dies of injuries from dirt bike crash in Miami-Dade  Miami Herald

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker, who was hit by a car while riding on a dirt bike in northwest Miami-Dade on Thursday night, died Friday, according to ...

‘Moonlight’ casts a glow on Liberty City that will shine long after Oscars  Miami Herald

Sunday night, “Moonlight” is poised to make Oscar history by becoming the first made-in-Miami movie to win Best Picture. Barry Jenkins could become the first ...

Taste of Education teaches high school culinary students about real-world lives of chefs  Miami Herald

Culinary students from 25 high schools across Miami-Dade County prepared dishes for a table of judges and a few hundred guests to raise money and ...

Reality star named first female head coach in Florida high school football

Lakatriona Brunson becoming the first female head coach of a Florida high school football team is a circus. We can all agree on that. Brunson, better known as ...

Stories From Military Moms Inspire New Dance Piece In Miami  WLRN

Dancers (L to R) Kate Brennan, Abby Contreras, Shawn Buller, Oscar Trujillo, Martina Tarducci and Jesús Vidal de León perform in Karen Peterson and ...

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns To Miami After Nearly 20 Years And We Are Excited  WLRN

Long before I considered journalism as a career, I was an aspiring ballet dancer. And although I started training in ballet late for the dance world—I was.

Jonathan Patke was a good hire for the Hurricanes  State Of The U

When the NCAA approved a 10th on-field assistant coach Mark Richt went with an in-house promotion to fill the role. Instead of bringing in an outsider Manny ...

Miami players help lead local teams to Football University national titles  Miami Herald

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Miami signs six ex-players to one-day contracts so they can retire as Dolphins  Sun Sentinel

The Miami Dolphins signed six ex-players — Paul Soliai, Vernon Carey, Chris Chambers, Jeff Cross, A.J. Duhe and Brandon Fields — to one-day contracts so ...

The quiet All-American: Georgia’s Deandre Baker is driven by performance, not talk  The Athletic

The Bulldogs' All-American defensive back is soft-spoken by nature, but makes plenty of noise with his play on the field.

In The Recruiting Huddle: Quavon Beckford – Northwestern  CBS Miami

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Miami-Dade County Fair awards $1,000 scholarships to 151 local high-school seniors  Miami Herald

The Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition scholarship committee awarded $1000 scholarships to 151 high school seniors graduating from public and private ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

1 year after local teen’s fatal shooting, family pleads for help  7News - WSVN-TV

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Pitt football announced the signings of 18 players on Wednesday, as National Letter of Intent Day began its early period. Pitt's class includes two four-star ...

Former UM QB Jacory Harris embraces life in CFL  Sun Sentinel

Montreal's spring camp began Jacory Harris' fifth season in the Canadian Football League, an unlikely destination for the former Miami Hurricanes quarterback.

Matthew Thomas' interesting path to the Steelers may lead him on the field sooner than imagined  The Athletic

Artie Burns, Teddy Bridgewater, Amari Cooper, and Eli Rogers — that was just part of the roster of the Miami Northwestern High School football team six years ...

Florida school shooter hid shotgun in guitar case  WPLG Local 10

A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and ...

Miami-Dade County students named Bank of America Student Leaders  Miami Herald

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‘They Leave Teddy Bears on the Corners of Streets Where Someone Was Shot, and They’re Everywhere in Liberty City’  The Trace

One September night last year, a hail of bullets descended on a crowd of children and teenagers at an underage nightclub in the Miami neighborhood of Liberty ...

New Shelter Openings, Ride Service Aim To Help People In Miami Evacuate  WLRN

At a shelter in Miami Edison High School on Friday night, Miami's city commissioner Francis Suarez said a new round of shelter openings — including Miami.

Doral Academy math students compete in Gainesville  Miami Herald

Doral Academy Preparatory School's math students placed fifth overall in the Buccholz Math Competition on Saturday in Gainesville.

Dance NOW! Miami Draws Inspiration From Old Testament's "Book Of Psalms"  WLRN

In the Old Testament of the Bible, perhaps no book is more widely read or quoted than the Book of Psalms. For centuries, Jews and Christians alike have.

UB Football Announces Signing Class - News 4

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years  WLRN

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is celebrating 60 years this season. On a recent visit to Miami, Artistic Director Robert Battle said the company is.

“Ballin' On A Budget:” How A Miami Teacher Keeps His Library Stocked  StateImpact Florida

Miami Northwestern High School teacher Daniel Dickey says there's no silver bullet or secret book which will spark a student's interest in reading. Instead, he ...

Former student arrested at Pembroke Pines school after being caught with gun  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

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Miami high school makes South Beach Tow star state's first female football head coach  Sporting News

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