BHS, WHS Track & Field athletes qualify for State

COLUMBIA – Over the weekend, Westwood and Blythewood competed in state qualifying meets. Top athletes from Saturday’s meet will advance to compete for a State title Friday and Saturday at Spring Valley High School. Blythewood girls who advance to State: Briana Green – 100m, long jump, triple jump. 4x100m relay Arianna Williams – 200m, 400m, […]

Blythewood girls top region, look to state qualifiers

COLUMBIA – Blythewood girls’ track team wrapped up the regular season atop the region. First place finishers are from the region meet at Spring Valley are Arianna Williams (400m, 25.21), Anna Kelly (3200m, 13:02.11), Makeshria Brown (100m hurdles, 15.25), Latavia Bracey-Ransom (400m hurdles, 1:08.67), Briana Green (long jump, 16-8 and triple jump, 36.5), and Janyia […]

Bengal girl take 1st, boys 2nd at Richland Co. Championships

HOPKINS – Blythewood girls track and field blazed through last week’s’ Richland County Championship, taking first place of eight teams with a score of 261. Spring Valley finished in second at 114. Briana Green was named Richland County Girls MVP with 28 individual points. Green pulled first place finishes in long jump (17-3) and triple […]

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 […]