Bengal girls at top of their game

HOPKINS – After a string of first place finishes in March (Camden’s Bulldog Invitational, against Airport and against Northwestern), Blythewood girls track and field wrapped up the month atop the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic last Saturday. Makeshria Brown broke the Blythewood High School record for 100 meter hurdles with a time of 15.10, and Arianna […]

Bengals, Redhawks open 2021 at Diamond Invitational meet

COLUMBIA – Returning to action after an extended 2019 COVID break, Blythewood and Westwood track and field teams took to Lower Richland High School on March 6 for the Diamond Hornets Invitational. The Blythewood girls were a highlight of the day, finishing second place in team scores out of 22 teams. Blythewood boys finished fourth […]

Bengal girls poised for banner season, may be on hold till 2021

The Blythewood girls track and field team had kicked the 2020 season off in fine form—for one week. “My season expectations for them are always high,” head coach Aleshia Hawkins said. “We knew we could win our region, so our goal was to be in the top five in the state. I think we were […]

Young BHS team keeping up and in shape in spite of season loss

Jason Warren’s first season as head track and field coach for the Blythewood boys team proved to be all of one week in the field. Even so, Warren, who coached several sports in North Carolina before moving down to Blythewood to be on the football coaching staff as well as serve as the wrestling coach […]

Westwood holds Redhawks Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Having just opened the door into what could be a highly successful season, the track teams from Blythewood and Westwood high schools were able to compete one last time before the South Carolina High School League’s spring sports suspension due to COVID-19 entered effect. Meeting on Westwood’s home turf, Blythewood and Westwood faced […]

Blythewood girls dominate in Diamond Hornets Invitational

COLUMBIA – Blythewood Track and Field hit the ground running at last Diamond Hornets Invitational, hosted by Lower Richland. Of the 19 girls teams competing, the Bengals came out on top with a total of 120.5 points. Spring Valley finished next with 78.1428. Blythewood’s girls came out on top thanks in part to a stack […]

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 […]

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 […]

Redhawks, Bengals compete at State

COLUMBIA – Qualifying track and field athletes from Westwood and Blythewood high schools headed to Spring Valley High School May 10 – 11 for the State Finals. In a show of consistent growth, Westwood boys track finished third overall, their third top five finish in as many years.  The Redhawks scored 51 total points, finishing […]

Bengals set for Qualifiers

COLUMBIA – Bengals Track and Field traveled to Spring Valley last Thursday for the SCHSL Region 4-5A meet against Spring Valley, Sumter, Lugoff-Elgin and Irmo. Stephen Dauway, Alan Deogracias, Jacob Cochran, Nick Rogers and Payton Manuel each grabbed a first place finish for the boys. Makeshria Brown, Chisom Emetu, Janyia Pinkney and Briana Green also […]