Wonder Dog

MARIETTA, FL – The Greyhound Nathan, owned by Wanda and Randy Bright of Ridgeway, recently won the Winter Derby’s William King Memorial Trophy as the event’s number one amateur greyhound oval track racer. Nathan won both the Saturday and Sunday meets as well as the two-day combined event totals.  The races were held at the […]

Westwood holds Redhawks Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Having just opened the door into what could be a highly successful season, the track teams from Blythewood and Westwood high schools were able to compete one last time before the South Carolina High School League’s spring sports suspension due to COVID-19 entered effect. Meeting on Westwood’s home turf, Blythewood and Westwood faced […]

RW falls to King

BATESBURG – While the COVID-19 virus has wreaked health havoc worldwide, Richard Winn’s softball team got in three games before abrupt end to their season came on March 16. The Eagles traveled to King Academy for a regional re-match on March 13. Freshman Taylee Self led off with a single, and junior shortstop Meredith Pope […]

Richard Winn baseball seals up Laurens, King

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn baseball flexed amid two region games last week before the COVID-19 sports suspension hit. The Eagles faced off with Laurens Academy last Thursday in the first game of their two-day stretch. With senior Hudson Wade on the mound for the Eagles, Laurens scored first through an RBI on a sacrifice fly. […]

BHS girls soccer defeats Dreher

COLUMBIA – Kathy Knight’s soccer team took one more win last week before the COVID-19 sports suspension entered effect. The Bengal girls took down Dreher last Wednesday with a 3-1 final. Amy Caroll scored first off of a free kick taken by Ariana Paex. Caroll struck again from a Megan Compas assist for the Bengals’ […]

Blythewood takes two

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood softball team was off to a 5-2 start before the ongoing precautions taken to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus brought prep athletics across the state to a halt. On Sunday, Gov. Henry McMaster ordered all South Carolina public schools closed through March 31. Then on Monday, South Carolina High School […]

Bengals go 2-1 before season halt

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood baseball team finds itself 4-1-1 going into a long break imposed because of the state’s precautions taken with the spread of the Coronavirus. After the team’s 2-0-1 effort in the NatureChem Invitational tournament the weekend before, the Bengals topped West Florence 1-0 Wednesday, went to T.L. Hanna and leveled the Yellow […]

Griffins compete in Redhawk Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Out of six schools participating, Fairfield Central’s track teams both pulled solid third place finishes at Westwood High School’s Redhawk Invitational last Saturday. The Griffin girls’ solo first place finish was at the arm of Alyssa Boyd, who placed first in shot put at 27-6.5 Boyd also finished third in discus at 65-7. […]

Eagle teams just miss top finishes at State

EDGEFIELD – Thirty-five shooters from Richard Winn’s shooting team competed this past weekend (March 13-14) in the two-day SC Dept. of Natural Resources Governor’s Cup and SCISA State Championship. The clay target shooting event, with over 600 shooters participating, took place at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, SC. “We had a great showing in […]

Griffins take down Great Falls

GREAT FALLS – Down by two runs in the top of the third inning, Fairfield Central got themselves in gear for a comeback. A one-run third inning was the beginning of the Griffin revival. They plated two runs in the fourth, six in the fifth and four in the sixth to end the game early […]