Blackmon Picked For McDonald’s Game

James Blackmon

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne native and Marion high school senior James Blackmon, Jr. will suit up against the country’s best seniors as Blackmon was one of 24 seniors selected to play in the annual McDonald’s All-America game.

The game is scheduled to take place in Chicago on April 2.

Blackmon will play for the East squad.

Blackmon follows in the footsteps of his father, James Sr., who played in the game in 1983. In that game Blackmon led the West team with 21 points. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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