BHS gets wins over Northwestern, Rock Hill

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood pitching showed its stuff in victories over Northwestern Friday and Rock Hill Monday. On Friday, Kevin Steelman 2-hit the Trojans and struck out five over 5 2/3 innings of work to get the win in the Bengals’ 4-1 victory. Then on Monday, Davis Wright struck out 14 of the 15 batters he […]

Blythewood rips WF, shuts out Northwestern in region opener

BLYTHEWOOD – On Friday night the Blythewood baseball team got its short game working with precision. Then the Bengals switched hard into the long game. No matter how Blythewood played its action at the plate, West Florence felt the hurt. Ty Dooley went 3-for-3, Caleb McCants slammed a grand slam home run, and Camden Watts […]

Happy to be here: Blythewood hosts Westwood for first time since March 2019

BLYTHEWOOD – Succinctly, the Blythewood baseball team eventually got around a strong pitching performance from Westwood’s John Janco, while three Bengals pitchers 2-hit the Redhawks in a 9-0 season-opening victory. What went unsaid—as the nation hopes to move out of the shadow of the Covid-19 global pandemic—was the joy of playing a game that mattered […]

BHS alum Todd Mattox named PBC Player of the Week

FLORENCE – Francis Marion University senior third baseman Todd Mattox has been named the Peach Belt Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending March 7. The Winnsboro native batted .526 (10-for-19) in four games with nine runs scored, three triples, a home run, and 11 runs batted in.  He registered an on-base […]

Bengal baseball gears up for season with LHS scrimmage

LEXINGTON – After a 7-2 win over Gilbert High School last Tuesday, Blythewood faced off with Lexington on Saturday for another preseason game. Lexington went up early in the first with a solo homerun off the bat of Ryan Toll. Down by four headed into the fourth, Blythewood plated its first run of the game. […]

Blythewood seniors ink college plans

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recognized five members of the Class of 2021 as they announced their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The five athletes were recognized in a ceremony at the school with family members. Callie Baucom, daughter of Brian and Stacy Baucom, announced her decision to continue her […]

Bengals Ink College Plans

BLYTHEWOOD – 2020 Blythewood High School graduates and baseball players Jansen Stokes, Jake Ladd and Michael Gregory were honored in a special signing ceremony on August 3. Stokes, Ladd and Gregory missed out on finishing their Bengal careers this past Spring when COVID cancellations shut the door on their final seasons. Stokes committed to North […]

Bengal grads commit to colleges

BLYTHEWOOD – Two more recent Bengal baseball graduates have committed to continue their baseball careers at the collegiate level. Utility player Michael Gregory committed to University of South Carolina Sumter on May 6. Jansen Stokes followed later in May with a commitment to North Greenville University. “Michael is a very talented player who had some […]

Blythewood Baseball: What Might Have Been

It was no secret among Blythewood players as well as coaches, players and reporters from around the state that 2020 was poised to be the year of the Bengals. Instead, because of the precautions taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 will go down as the season that might have been.   Coming off a 2019 […]

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 […]