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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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FSU offers talented safety prospect from Miami Northwestern  247Sports

The Florida State coaching staff extended a new offer today to a 2021 prospect from Miami. Three-star safety Kamren Kinchens tweeted the big news on ...

Miami Dolphins Provide Tuition Support Through the Nat Moore Scholarship & Vocational Endowment Program and FOOTBALL UNITES™ Project Change Scholarship for 10 South Florida Students  MiamiDolphins

MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins announced 10 South Florida high school students as the 2019 scholarship recipients for the Nat Moore Scholarship & Grant ...

Coral Springs High School Student Named Miami Dolphins Scholarship Recipient  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The Miami Dolphins awarded ten South Florida high school students as 2019 scholarship recipients, and one lucky Coral Springs High ...

Police meet up with role models | Lifestyles  The Miami Times

Gridiron talk was benched, as discussions of mutual trust, understanding and improved police relations within the community took center stage at Hard Rock ...

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 ...

CaneSport - Touted 2021 linebacker high on Miami, Clemson, others

THE LATEST: Class-of-2021 linebacker. Terrence Lewis. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF. will be included in the first Rivals100 ...

Noles News: How many wins for FSU in 2019?  Tomahawk Nation

Athlon Sports previewed FSU's 2019 season and it was a pretty positive preview for the Seminoles; predicting seven, eight, possibly nine wins for FSU in 2019.

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 ...

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.

Broward, Miami-Dade Football Players Shine In NFL Draft  CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The first round of the 2019 NFL Draft proved to be an exciting one for high schools in Broward and Miami-Dade with a total of five draft ...

Miami Northwestern Students Walk Out In Memory Of Slain Classmate  WLRN

The students at Miami Northwestern High School left their morning classes for an outdoor tribute in memory of Kimson Green, a sophomore at the school who.

‘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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Dolphins To Host Miami Native Teddy Bridgewater In Hopes Of Signing Free Agent QB  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins are looking to add a quarterback, and a homegrown talent could be the ...

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 ...

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

PLAYER: Tutu Atwell POSITION: QB SCHOOL: Miami Northwestern CLASS: 2018. HEIGHT: 5-10. WEIGHT: 155. SCOUTING: Having followed this quality ...

New trolley route deferred as consultants look  Miami Today

A plan to add a trolley route in the Liberty City neighborhood was deferred April 25 by Miami city commissioners for additional study and work on the proposal.

Liberty City Trolley plan would cut into Brickell route  Miami Today

Although the City of Miami's free trolley system extends to all corners of the city, no dedicated route serves the Liberty City area. That may be about to change ...

Miami Hurricanes commit reacts to Penn State offer  247Sports

Penn State stays active on the South Florida recruiting trail.

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.

Reviewing the outfits of each South Florida football player at the NFL Draft  Miami Herald

No region of the United States is better represented at the 2019 NFL Draft than South Florida. The Miami metropolitan area produced five of the players invited to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'Your Whole Entire Life Changes': Family Of 16-Year-Old Killed In Miami Gardens  WLRN

WLRN is looking at the impact of children and teens killed by guns in South Florida through the voices of some of the people who are most affected. You can.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Mark Fox – Northwestern  CBS Miami

PLAYER: Mark Fox. POSITION: OT/OC. SCHOOL: Miami Northwestern. CLASS: 2019. HEIGHT: 6-5. WEIGHT: 290. SCOUTING: Easily one of the best in the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

Florida Linebacker Leslie Smith Commits to Pitt  Pittsburgh Sports Now

Considering the number of players they've offered from that state, it comes as no surprise that Pitt's first commitment for the Class of 2019 has come from Florida.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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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 ...

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 ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Quavon Beckford – Northwestern  CBS Miami

PLAYER: Quavon Beckford POSITION: WR SCHOOL: Miami Northwestern CLASS: 2018. HEIGHT: 5-10. WEIGHT: 155. SCOUTING: Here is an athlete that is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Pitt football | Panthers see 18 join the fold on early Signing Day

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 ...

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

Five Miami-Dade County students have been recognized as the 2017 Bank of America Student Leaders for their community *service*. The program is part of Bank ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Liberty City residents hope community leaders help crack down on gun violence  WPLG Local 10

Liberty City residents have had enough, as their neighborhood has been overwhelmed with crime and gun violence.

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 ...

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

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - Police arrested a former student at a Pembroke Pines high school after, officials said, he was caught on school property with ...

Reward Raised To $4K In 2015 Murder Case Of Teen Walking Home  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The reward is now being raised to find the person who murdered 15-year-old Johnny Lubin Jr ...

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 ...

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 ...

What Will Muschamp said about every South Carolina signee  247Sports

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp breaks down each one of his 18 signees.

Hurricanes announce DB Ryan Mayes is leaving the football program.  Sun Sentinel

Defensive back Ryan Mayes is no longer a member of the Miami Hurricanes football program, the university announced on Thursday. Mayes, a redshirt junior ...

Top 10 High School Football Programs of All-Time  Bleacher Report

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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.

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