Setzler to head BHS Soccer

BLYTHEWOOD – The Richland School District Two Board recently approved former Cardinal Newman assistant Robby Setzler to become the new boys soccer coach at Blythewood High School.  Setzler, who replaces Peter Wittig, will become the third coach in the program’s 15-year history. “I want to welcome Robby Setzler to the Blythewood High School Boys Soccer program,” […]

Bengals Fielded Experience

After 39 years of teaching, 25 years as a high-school soccer coach, and several other years as a club soccer coach, Peter Wittig was going to coach boys soccer for one last season in 2020. Six games into the season, though, Gov. Henry McMaster ordered all high schools closed because of the global coronavirus pandemic. […]

Bengal boys fall to Clover

CLOVER – With a season well underway, Blythewood boys soccer lost 4-0 to Clover High School on Tuesday. Jackson Gouvin had nine saves in the loss. Prior to Tuesday’s game, the Bengals have picked up wins over Cane Bay High School and West Florence High School. Assisted by KJ Blocker, Blythewood’s Connor Jackson scored Blythewood’s […]

Bengal soccer picks up Cane Bay and West Florence wins

CLOVER – With a season well underway, Blythewood boys soccer lost 4-0 to Clover High School on Tuesday. Jackson Gouvin had nine saves in the loss. Prior to Tuesday’s game, the Bengals have picked up wins over Cane Bay High School and West Florence High School. Assisted by KJ Blocker, Blythewood’s Connor Jackson scored Blythewood’s […]

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 […]

Fort Mill bests Bengals in round 1

BLYTHEWOOD – Two Fort Mill goals that resulted from some defensive confusion spelled the end of the season for No.1 seed Blythewood boys soccer team Tuesday night. Those scores were all the fourth-seeded but fleet-footed Yellow Jackets needed to upset the Bengals 2-1 in the opening round of the Class 5A upper state playoffs. “It’s […]

Bengals take down Wildcats, honor seniors

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood boys soccer’s non-Region 4-5A game with Lexington Tuesday proved to be more meaningful than any region opponent. Because the Bengals (13-6, 7-1) were in a tie for first place with Spring Valley in the region standings, the tiebreak went down to non-region opponents. Lexington had lost to the Vikings earlier in the […]

Vikings topple Bengals

COLUMBIA – Blythewood girls soccer had a shot at closing out a Region 4-5A championship at Spring Valley Thursday night. The Vikings had other intentions. Maya Hamzy had two goals and Karah Barry had a goal and an assist as Spring Valley shut out the Bengals 3-0 to capture the region crown in a tiebreak. […]

Bengals notch 300th win for Wittig

BLYTHEWOOD – Last Thursday’s conference game against Sumter marked a big milestone for Bengal Head Coach Peter Wittig, back right. The Bengals’ 7-1 win put number 300 in the win column for Wittig. Senior Paddy Orr (7), who broke the Bengal career points record this season, had a hat trick in the blowout. Philip Huang […]

Bengals take down Irmo, fall to Fort Mill

IRMO –  Blythewood notched their fifth conference win of the season on Tuesday against Irmo. Senior Paddy Orr and freshman Terry Watson scored the only goals for the Bengals in the 2-0 route of the Yellow Jackets. Jackson Gouvin shut out Irmo with eight saves in eight shots on goal. The Bengals fell in a […]