Gabby Waden kills it in Starkville

STARKVILLE, MISS – Some say the athletic jump from high school to college is challenging, but Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden has made it look easy. Waden, who graduated from Blythewood in 2018, racked up over 1000 kills and 500 blocks in her four-year tenure as a Bengal. After dipping her toe in the […]

Blythewood seniors ink college plans

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recognized five members of the Class of 2021 as they announced their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The five athletes were recognized in a ceremony at the school with family members. Callie Baucom, daughter of Brian and Stacy Baucom, announced her decision to continue her […]

Eagles fall short in title bout

LEXINGTON – Richard Winn Academy’s 8-man football season may not have ended the way the Eagles would have wanted it—with its first state championship in six years. After falling 56-14 to Holly Hill Academy Friday night at Northside Christian’s Palmetto State Armory Field, third-year head coach Paul Brigman said the fall 2020 team has much […]

The Eagles are headed to state

WINNSBORO – The Richard Winn Eagles (10-0) defeated Andrew Jackson Academy (10-2) by a 22-16 score on Friday evening, earning a spot in the 2020 SCISA 8-Man State Championship game. This will be Richard Winn’s second appearance in the 8-Man State Championship since joining the 8-Man league in the fall of 2012. Andrew Jackson (AJA) […]

Griffins come up short in first round

WINNSBORO – Wren High School overcame a 14-6 first-half deficit to defeat the Fairfield Central Griffins on Friday and advance to the second round of the South Carolina High School League AAA State Playoffs with a 28-26 win. The Griffins finish the season with a 3-3 overall record. After both Fairfield Central and Wren made […]

Turnipseed races to the top at GMC

FORT DODGE, IA – Georgia Military College’s Cross Country season ended on a high note in Fort Dodge, Iowa as the men’s team, topped by Blythewood resident Daniel Turnipseed, raced to a 3rd place finish. In windy and cold conditions, the men’s teams participated in the NJCAA DIII National Championship hosted by Iowa Central Community […]

Griffins Fall to Rebels, Look To Playoffs

PROSPERITY – In a re-scheduled Saturday morning matchup, the Mid-Carolina Rebels got the best of Fairfield Central with a 28-14 final. The Rebels came out of the gates strong and held a 14-8 lead at halftime. The recovery of a dropped snap intended for a Griffin punter in the third quarter put the Rebels on […]

Ragins, Myers compete in State singles tourney

FLORENCE – To cap their stellar seasons, Kyndall Ragins and Hannah Myers were invited to participate in the South Carolina High School League’s Tennis Singles State Championship, held Nov. 2 and 3 at Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center. Ragins defeated Julia Price of Greenville High School in the first round, but fell to Mauldin […]

Spires Signs with Newberry

WINNSBORO – On Wednesday, Richard Winn Academy senior Taylor Spires officially inked her plans to play basketball at Newberry College next year. Spires, a guard, has been a part of the Eagles’ basketball program since fifth grade and has played for the Palmetto 76ers and Upward Stars Upstate. Spires, who spoke at the signing, credited […]

Ashley, Kelly run in State meet

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina High School League held the Cross Country State meets last week. Westwood High School standout Emma Ashley completed a tenth place finish put of 95 runners in the meet with a time of 20:03.12. Hannah Vroon, a freshman at James Island High School, finished first with a time of 18:25.39. […]