WHS girls fall in first round to Travelers Rest; Blythewood boys fall at Mauldin

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team’s playoff run came to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon, thanks to the hot shooting of Travelers Rest’s Mallory Bruce and the tenacity of the Devil Dogs under the nets. The Redhawks, fresh from winning their fourth straight Region 4-4A championship, ran right into Bruce, whose 22 points boosted Travelers […]

Wings to Wolves

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood offensive lineman Lance Wilson officially committed to play football at Newberry College earlier this month. In a statement on Twitter, Wilson said that playing college football has always been his dream, and his coaches at Westwood High School helped open that door for him.

Eagles bow out in first round

SUMTER –A three-seed in the bracket, the Richard Winn boys squared off with two-seeded Conway Christian in the first round of the SCISAA A State Playoffs. A playoff run was not meant to be as they fell 43-38 in the opening round. The game got off to a slow start, with only sophomore Lawson Wade […]

Griffins Named to All-Region Team

WINNSBORO – Griffin ballers Tahalia Collier, left, and De’Asia Feaster received to the Region 4-3A All-Region honors earlier this week.  Feaster, a junior small forward, averaged 13.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 1.7 assists per game in the COVID-shortened 2020-2021 season.  She had a season-high 20 points in the 47-18 blowout win over Chester, […]

Spires Named WLTX Player of the Week –

WINNSBORO – Senior baller Taylor Spires was named WLTX’s Player of the Week. Spires, a Newberry basketball commit and two-sport athlete at Richard Winn, serves as the student body Vice President and is an active member of Beta Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Her high school course load has been full of honors classes. […]

Westwood girls, Blythewood boys ready for postseason play

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team didn’t waste any time with Lugoff-Elgin Friday night, scoring 32 points to the Demons’ 2 in the first quarter and cruising to an 80-18 victory. The win clinched the Region 4-4A championship for the fourth straight year for Westwood (10-3, 8-1). “We’re very fortunate to be in that position […]

Redhawks close season with 4-win streak

BLYTHEWOOD – This time against Dreher, the Westwood boys basketball team kept the drama out of the gym. In a rescheduled game a week before, the Redhawks escaped the Dreher gym with a 44-42 win in a game that went down to the final seconds. On Monday night, Westwood exploded from the tip-off and used […]

Lady G’s wrap up season at Lower Richland

HOPKINS – The Lady Griffins wrapped up regular season play last week with back-to-back games against Lower Richland. The Griffins trailed by only five at the end of the first in Monday night’s game in Winnsboro.  The Diamond Hornets’ offense churned out 19 points in the second quarter, holding Fairfield to only eight in the […]

Eagles pack in five games in seven days

WINNSBORO – The Lady Eagles wrapped up regular season play on a 5-0 win streak, winning four of the five in their last week of play. After starting the week with a 46-26 win over Laurens Academy, the Eagles defeated Wardlaw Academy on Wednesday and King Academy on Thursday before capping the week in Anderson […]

Bengals wrestlers Clack & Montgomery win individual region titles

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood wrestling hosted a nine-ranked Region Champion Northwestern High School on Feb. 9 for their final match of the season. Despite Juniors Matt Clack and Eric Montgomery claiming region titles in the match, Blythewood came up short at 53-12. Clack wrestled in the 120 pound class and Montgomery in 170. Clack, who completed […]