On the diamond

LANCASTER – In their second season under head coach and former Griffin standout Larry Perry, Fairfield Central opened their season at Lancaster on Wednesday, but scores were not available at press time. They dropped a close 8-7 scrimmage against Richland Northeast last week.

Griffins Partner with Rec for Spring Training

Fairfield Central head coach Larry Perry and the varsity Griffin baseball team hosted a baseball Spring training for Fairfield County players, ages 8-12 at Drawdy Park on March 1 and 2.

MSI springs into baseball, softball

Midlands STEM Institute’s baseball team, which is competing on the junior varsity level this season, played Great Falls on Monday. Despite leading at several points throughout the game, Great Falls claimed the 24-14 win. Catcher Adrian Jackson led the team with three hits. Trevor Bullard picked up his first start from the mound. He threw […]

Bengals are back on track

HOPKINS – Blythewood’s Track and Field team competed in the Diamond Hornet’s Invitational on March 4 at Lower Richland. Pulling first place finishes for the girls’  were Hailey Duncan, Arianna Williams, Jasmine Young, Keaundrea Bateman and the girls 4×100, 4×400 and 4×800 relays. The girls had 19 top-five finishes, and the boys had 13 top-five […]

Blythewood’s Tiyanna Mack wins first girls wrestling State title

ANDERSON – Was Tiyanna Mack destined to make history? Whether it was fate or pure willpower, Mack, a sophomore at Blythewood High School, cemented her place in Bengal and South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) wrestling history on Feb. 26 as she claimed the 132lb state title in the first ever SCHSL sanctioned Girls’ State […]

Jackson, Jones Jr. reunite to lead Catamounts into SoCon tourney

CULLOWHEE, NC – Ever since their second grade at Round Top Elementary school, Russell Jones Jr. and Tre’ Jackson have been balling. “I was a new student and was going out to play on the courts at recess,” Jackson said about the meeting. “Russell picked me up and we’ve been together ever since.” By third […]

Eagles pull 2nd place finish in SCISA Class A state finals

SUMTER – The stage was set in Sumter on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a noon tip off in the SCISA Class A State Championship boys’ basketball game. Richard Winn Academy’s varsity team went deep into the playoffs and advanced to the final round against the Faith Christian Knights of Summerville. Despite both teams entering the […]

Region Champ

Isabella Thomas from Blythewood, with Trainer Katelyn Blackwell, won 1st place Future Novice Individual Over Fences at the IEA Zone 4 Region 4 Finals in Tryon, NC.  Thomas also helped the Long Creek Equestrian Middle School Team to a 3rd place overall finish for the season. Thomas will now compete in the Zone 4 Finals […]

Westwood wins Lower State, faces North Augusta today

FLORENCE – The Westwood girls basketball team’s 52-37 victory over A.C. Flora in the lower state final was a quick wire-to-wire win Friday night at the Florence Center. For head coach Gregory Bauldrick, as well as the team, that victory has been a long time in coming. Westwood reached the upper state finals for three […]

Seidel no longer Bengals football coach

BLYTHEWOOD – Head football coach Jason Seidel’s tenure at Blythewood High School came to an abrupt end Tuesday as Principal Matt Sherman accepted Seidel’s resignation after five years with the program. Seidel, who came to the Bengals in the spring of 2018 following two years at Hickory Ridge (N.C.), completed his best season at Blythewood […]