Blythewood sweeps Lugoff-Elgin

BLYTHEWOOD – At least for the past few weeks, if the Blythewood boys needed a basket, they needed to get the ball to Julian Phillips. At no time was that fact more visible than Tuesday night against Lugoff-Elgin. In a game that should have been a clear-cut win were it not for the Demons’ second-half […]

Eagles close out regular season at home

WINNSBORO – Both Eagle teams closed out their regular seasons at home on Tuesday night with region foe Newberry Academy. Looking to put the cherry on top of their second place region finish, the Eagle boys found their Newberry opponent to be a resilient one. Richard Winn put up 19 points in the first quarter, […]

Griffin boys pick up region win over Camden

WINNSBORO – After a long season of winless region games, the Fairfield Central boys put a notch in the win column Tuesday when they hosted Camden High School. In the first meeting of the season, Camden bested Fairfield Central 72-50. This time, the Griffins put the Bulldogs to bed with a 52-47 final. Though they […]

Irmo clinches region with win over BHS

BLYTHEWOOD – The last time Blythewood faced Irmo, the Yellow Jackets pushed them out from under the nets in a defensive victory. Tuesday night on their home court, the Bengals played much more physically and had an answer for every Irmo play. The end result was the same. The Yellow Jackets reclaimed a lead in […]

Westwood sweeps Richland Northeast

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys basketball team had run up and down the floor in pursuit of Richland Northeast’s lead through three quarters Friday night. The Redhawks never trailed by more than nine, and when head coach John Combs had a good feeling about Jaylen Faber, the junior guard came on the floor and changed […]

Blythewood wrestling qualifies for playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – After finishing 3-1 in the Region IV Duals, Blythewood Wrestling (17-5) qualified for the SCHSL 5-A State Playoffs as a two-seed. The Bengals fell to Region Champion Lugoff-Elgin, but took down Sumter 45-32, Irmo 54-27 and Spring Valley 39-38 in the Region Dual meet. In the final match of the day at 106lbs, […]

WHS wrestling finishes third, qualifies for playoffs

ROCK HILL – Westwood Wrestling may be young, but their future looks bright. Despite a heavy concentration of freshman and sophomores, the Redhawks improved from a fifth-place 2018-2019 region finish to third place this season.  Ten Westwood wrestlers finished in the top-three at last week’s region meet. Elijan Villa took first place at 145 pounds. […]

Bauldrick’s Redhawks hit stride

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls basketball team is in the thick of its region schedule—and thus far the Redhawks are enjoying it. In three pivotal games last week, Westwood beat the top three 4A teams in the state. The Redhawks edged top-ranked North Augusta 61-59 at the MLK Bash Jan. 18, knocked No.3 South Pointe […]

Bengals battle with Demons, Vikings

BLYTHEWOOD – After a first half where Spring Valley dominated the boards 25-9, Blythewood head coach Zeke Washington had only one answer as to what the halftime talk was. “We got together and we prayed,” he said. “They did a good job of out-physicaling us, if that is a word. They pushed us around, I […]

Lady G’s stretch win streak; boys still look for region win

WINNSBORO – In less than two weeks, Fairfield Central’s girls basketball team has turned on the jets to put away three region opponents for a 4-0 win streak.  Now third in region standings, the Lady G’s will have a chance to move up the ladder as they face No. 1 Keenan on Friday and second-ranked […]