Richard Winn returns to region action

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn Eagle basketball teams had a busy schedule over the past week, competing in four games in the past seven days. Three of those games included road trips to Anderson Christian (Anderson) – Jan. 19, Cambridge (Greenwood) – Jan. 20, and King (Batesburg) – Jan. 25. The Eagles hosted the Wardlaw Patriots […]

WHS boys fall to RNE, girls blast Cavaliers

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys basketball team worked all night trying to get a cushion of a lead on Richland Northeast Tuesday night at The Castle, but every time the Redhawks caught a break or made a play, the Cavaliers were not far behind to steal the momentum away. Such was the case in the […]

Bengals pull off win in final seconds

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood basketball team faced a fortress of Spring Valley bodies under the net Monday night at The Jungle. The Vikings jumped to a 10-point halftime lead, but the Bengals owned the second half and put the exclamation point on their rally at the very end. With the game tied at 47 in […]

Griffin girls pick up region win, boys fall to Chester

CHESTER – Fairfield Central’s varsity girls picked up their first region win of the early season on Tuesday in Chester in a big way. After falling back-to-back to a tough Keenan team, the Griffins blasted Chester to the tune of 57-21. Senior De’asia Feaster put up 17 points in the win. She also had four […]

Redhawks clinch win in fourth

 BLYTHEWOOD – It took the better part of three quarters for Westwood to close the door on Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday night, but the Redhawks’ 30-point fourth quarter slammed the door hard on the Demons at The Castle. Westwood’s 84-56 Region 4-4A victory over Lugoff-Elgin snapped a 4-game losing streak and has the Redhawks (6-10) at 1-1 […]

Griffins battle tough Keenan teams

WINNSBORO – Finally back in the saddle after a long break, Fairfield Central basketball took on Keenan in a two-game series last week, their first region games of the season. The Griffin girls took on defending state-champion Keenan at home on Wednesday. The Griffins led 18-11 at the end of the first quarter and extended […]

Blythewood falls to Sumter in MLK Bash

COLUMBIA – Fresh off a 64-63 Region 4-5A victory at Northwestern Friday night, the Blythewood boys basketball team squared off with Sumter in the Crescent Construction MLK Bash Monday afternoon, falling 70-65 to the Gamecocks. Blythewood (7-9, 1-0 Region 4-5A) got off to an 8-0 lead and eventually held a 14-10 lead, but from that […]

Redhawks snag first region win

BLYTHEWOOD – It took the better part of three quarters for Westwood to close the door on Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday night, but the Redhawks’ 30-point fourth quarter slammed the door hard on the Demons at The Castle. Westwood’s 84-56 Region 4-4A victory over Lugoff-Elgin snapped a 4-game losing streak and has the Redhawks (6-10) at 1-1 […]

Westwood wins region opener

COLUMBIA – Westwood girls tallied their first region win in their first region game of the season last Friday at AC Flora. Down 10-12 after a quarter, the Redhawks locked down on defense, holding the Falcons to only two points in the second. Westwood held a 24-14 lead at the half. The Redhawks emerged stronger […]

Waden looks toward repeating successes of senior year at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE – Gabby Waden set out to expand her volleyball career at a Southeastern Conference school not known for success on the court. Four years later, the former Blythewood High School standout has ticked off all of her personal goals, and helped forge the Mississippi State volleyball team into both a perennial contender for the […]