Griffins split wins with Copperheads

WINNSBORO – When the Catawba Ridge Copperheads rolled into Winnsboro last Friday to face off with Fairfield Central, both schools were hungry for region wins. Having fallen to Camden (55-25) and Keenan (70-40) in their first taste of region action, the Lady Griffins were prepared for redemption and found it in the form of a […]

Eagles plow through Newberry, Laurens

WINNSBORO – After suffering their first region loss last Wednesday to Cambridge Academy, Richard Winn has proven they have staying power. Faced with two region teams they had not played yet this season, the Eagles’ stamina prevailed. The Eagles opened play on Friday at Newberry Academy with a dominant opening quarter. Allowing only two points […]

Bengals fall to Irmo, Lakewood, defeat Sumter

IRMO – Blythewood’s Region 4-5A opener at Irmo was less than stellar Friday night. The Bengals played with the Yellow Jackets for most of the game, but the final six minutes was all Irmo in a 52-39 defeat. A Julian Phillips basket at the 7:20 mark of the fourth got Blythewood (12-8, 1-1) to within […]

Redhawks rout South Pointe

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls basketball team is in the thick of its region schedule – and thus far the Redhawks are enjoying it. After knocking off defending 4A state champion North Augusta 61-59 Saturday in the MLK Bash at Eau Claire, Westwood rallied past, then routed Region 5-4A rival and defending 4A upper state […]

Armentrout wins $300 U-Pick-‘Em cash prize

WINNSBORO – While several readers picked 13 bowl winners, Armentrout and Bill Breedin, also of Blythewood, correctly picked 14 of the 16 college bowl winners. Armentrout won the tie-breaker by nailing the total points scored during the National Championship game – 67. He said it was his first time to enter. Armentrout said the $300 […]

Redhawks power through York

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys finally snapped a 3-game losing streak and earned their first Region 3-4A win Tuesday night, but they didn’t make it look easy. York jumped out to an early lead before the Redhawks rallied and positioned themselves to close out a lopsided win. Then the Cougars sprung on a late rally […]

Richard Winn makes moves in region

WINNSBORO – Both Richard Winn teams posted a 2-1 record during the week of January 8 -14. The Eagles hosted King Academy and Anderson Christian on January 9 and 10 before traveling to face Providence Homeschool on Tuesday, January 14. The Lady Eagles, now 9-6 on the season, defeated King Academy by a 49-28 score […]

Griffin teams hunt for first region win

WINNSBORO – A tough Keenan squad rolled into Winnsboro last Friday night for Fairfield Central’s first region matchup of the season. The Raider offense was too much for the Griffins to contain as they pulled away with a 70-40 win to put Fairfield at 0-1 in region play. Junior Jamaria Sampson led the Griffins with […]

Blythewood splits wins with Lower Richland

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood boys basketball team may be young, but the Bengals have been on a stretch of good decision-making on the court. With only one senior coming off the bench and a starting lineup of four sophomores and a junior, Blythewood kept its cool against Lower Richland and rallied past the Diamond Hornets […]

Leveretter hits 1,000th point

COLUMBIA – Westwood senior Nyah Leveretter cemented her name in the Redhawks Elite 1000 Point Club last Friday against district rival Richland Northeast High School. Leveretter had a season-high 30 points and 15 rebounds in the Redhawks’ 70-24 win. (Leveretter topped her season-high 15 rebounds with 16 in the Redhawks’ 71-11 win over York on […]