Young Bengal team has much to learn about itself

BLYTHEWOOD – Besides getting his team as much work in film, weight room, and practice field as possible this fall, Blythewood head football coach Jason Seidel’s main contention will be to get a youthful Bengals team fit for its season opener against Fairfield Central Monday night. As the Covid era persists, Seidel told the Blythewood […]

Bengals ink plans, receive post-season honors

BLYTHEWOOD – Receiver Joshua Burrell and linebacker DJ Hutcherson were named to the South Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster. The Shrine Bowl was cancelled as a COVID precaution. Burrell and Hutcherson were also recently named to the 5A 2020 South Carolina Football Coaches Association’s All-State team. Burrell and Hutcherson were chosen with a total of seven […]

Blythewood ends season with loss to Gaffney

GAFFNEY – Knowing its postseason hopes are put on hold until fall 2021, the Blythewood football team traveled to Region 3-5A champion Gaffney Friday night and hung tough against the upstate power. The Bengals couldn’t stop the running of backup running back Ken Littlejohn, who powered the Indians’ 24-18 victory at The Reservation with 135 […]

Blythewood clenches win in fourth

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood football team may have missed the cut on a shortened playoff season, but the Bengals ended finished Region 4-5A play in the truncated regular season on a good note with a 30-15 victory over Rock Hill Thursday night at District Two Stadium. Quarterback Angelo Donato, starting in his third game since […]

Blazers best Bengals in defensive stalemate

BLYTHEWOOD – After a halftime 0-0 stalemate, Blythewood and Ridge View offenses gave it their best shot in the opening of second-half action Friday night. The Blazers came through with a 1-yard Andre Washington touchdown run, then blanked the Bengals for the rest of the way in a 7-0 shutout at Westwood High School’s District […]

Blythewood falls to Northwestern in home opener

BLYTHEWOOD – The lack of practice time in the COVID-19 – affected high school football season showed in Blythewood’s Region 4-5A opener against Northwestern Friday night. Passes fell short. Footballs fell from hands at key moments. And the Trojans’ two fourth-quarter scores did the Bengals in in a 19-7 defeat at District 2 Stadium. “It’s […]

Ticket sales announced for BHS varsity game against Rock Hill

BLYTHEWOOD – After selling out of tickets for the Northwestern game, the Blythewood Athletic Department has amended the plan for ticket sales for the upcoming game against Rock Hill.  This change in plans will hopefully allow all fans the ability to purchase tickets to cheer on the Bengals in the stadium. Tickets for this Friday’s […]

Blythewood rallies past North Augusta

NORTH AUGUSTA – Consider Blythewood’s Pre-Region 4-5A slate for 2020 a success with the Bengals’ 27-24 come-from-behind victory at North Augusta. Dhani Dixon’s 6-yard touchdown run in the final two minutes of the season opener capped a 13-point rally, and the Bengals’ defensive stand on the Yellow Jackets’ final series sealed the win. In his […]

BHS, WHS athletes turn toward college careers

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood and Westwood High Schools had their share of college signees and one preferred walk-on last Wednesday, mostly in football but also in swimming, baseball, and lacrosse. Blythewood’s Brandon Edwards will walk on to the USC football team, while teammates Chase Atkinson signed with Syracuse, Josh Strickland with Limestone and Bryan Cosby with […]

Blythewood QB, WR helps lead East in Metro Bowl win

WEST COLUMBIA – The East offense had a distinctive Blythewood touch in the East-West Metro Bowl Friday night at Brookland-Cayce stadium. Bengals quarterback Josh Strickland saw significant time under center, while his favorite target on the night of East’s 19-17 victory over the West was none other than teammate David Patten. “It was really fun […]