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 […]

BHS Baseball opens season at NaturChem Invitational

LEXINGTON – Coming off its 5A upper state championship season, Blythewood baseball kicked off its 2020 in the 12-team NaturChem Invitational Tournament with the intention of picking up where last season left off. The Bengals opened the tournament held at the Lexington and River Bluff baseball fields last weekend with a 6-2 victory over Dorman […]

Bengals Honored

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School inducted its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on October 31 in a banquet at Columbia Country Club. The inaugural class of honorees included Nicole Quinlan Durig (class of 2008 – volleyball and track), Jeff Scott, second from left, (first varsity football coach; first AAA state championship), Richard Mounce (class […]

Bengals ink collegiate commitments

BLYTHEWOOD — Blythewood High School recognized eight members of the Class of 2020 as they announced their plans to continue their careers on the collegiate level during the early signing period. Lauryn Coleman, daughter of Marcus and Angel Coleman, announced her signing with the Bethune- Cookman University to continue her volleyball career on the collegiate […]

BHS to induct first Hall of Fame class

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood High School (BHS) Athletic Hall of Fame announced its inaugural induction class. Created in 2019 to recognize the outstanding contributions to Blythewood High School athletics, the Hall of Fame will honor five inductees at a banquet on Thursday, Oct. 31. The inductees will also be recognized at Blythewood’s final regular season […]

Bengals receive post-season honors

BASEBALL – Post-season honors continue to pour in for Blythewood Baseball. Landon Lucas, Josh Cowan, Zach Bailes, Nate Hinson and Davis Wright were All Region selections for 5A Region IV. John Lanier was named Region IV Player of the Year and head coach Banks Faulkner was named Region IV Coach of the Year. Lanier played […]

Mattox signs with Francis Marion

FLORENCE, SC – Francis Marion University (FMU) baseball coach Art Inabinet has announced the signing of junior college transfer and third baseman Todd Mattox of Winnsboro. Mattox, who recently played at USC Lancaster (USCL), will have two years of eligibility at Francis Marion. He will begin attending FMU this fall. Mattox batted .285 with six […]