Bengal athletes commit to continuing careers at collegiate level

BLYTHEWOOD – Matthew Owens, son of David and Rachel Perkins, announced his intentions to continue his lacrosse career at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Owens, a midfielder for Blythewood, has been a varsity captain for the past four years and is a three time All-Region selection.  He will look to help the Bengals […]

Lady Bengals Drop Irmo, Ridge View

BLYTHEWOOD – The Lady Bengals defeated Irmo in three sets (25-18, 25-18, 25-9) on Oct. 1, improving their region record to 3-1 and their overall record to 13-9 after coming in second at last weekend’s tournament at River Bluff High School. Top Stats: DiAhrah Hall – 8 serve receives,  15 serves/1 ace Bijonae Jones – […]

Lady Bengals Knock Off RNE

COLUMBIA – The Lady Bengals of Blythewood are smiling and have every right to be after sweeping away the Lady Cavaliers of Richland Northeast in three sets Tuesday night (25-14, 25-14, 25-13). The Lady Bengals seemed to be too much for the Lady Cavaliers delivering a total of 42 kills and 45 digs. “It was […]

Lady Bengals Sweep Through Round One

Tuesday night, the Lady Bengals volleyball team began their playoff run with a sweep (25-14, 25-13 and 25-14) of Fort Mill in the first round. Blythewood never trailed in the first two sets and fed off the home court advantage. Senior hitter Abreia Epps led the attack with a game high 16 kills. “We came […]

Lady Bengals Wrap Up Region Title

The Blythewood volleyball team wrapped up region play Tuesday night with a 3-0 (28-26, 25-9 and 25-9) win over Ridge View to become champions in region IV-4A. The Lady Bengals finish the year 35-5 overall and 10-0 in region play. After the game head coach Mary Hall could not have been more satisfied. “This season […]

Lady Bengals Knock Off Lugoff

The Blythewood Lady Bengals volleyball team stayed undefeated (8-0) in region play Tuesday night, beating Lugoff-Elgin three games to one (25-21, 25-12, 22-25 and 25-17) to run their overall record to 33-5. The win was even sweeter because it was on their “Dig Pink Night,” which is an event to raise funds and awareness for […]

Lady Bengals Sweep Irmo

The Blythewood volleyball team has picked up right where they left off. After having their 15 game win streak broken by Hanna on Sept. 8, the Lady Bengals have started a new streak, winning their last five in a row, including a Sept. 20 win over Lugoff-Elgin on their home court, 3-1. Tuesday night, they […]

Lady Bengals’ Martinez ‘Player of the Week’

Gabriela (Gabby) Martinez, a senior on the Blythewood High School Lady Bengals volleyball team, was named WLTX-TV Player of the Week last week. One of the best setters in the state, Gabby is third in the state, averaging 7.1 assists per game, and is number one in region IV-4A. According to WLTX’s website, which features […]

Lady Bengals Wrap up Winning Road Trip

The Blythewood Lady Bengals volleyball team was on a roll last week, taking to the road for two tough non-region games. On Sept. 5 they defeated White Knoll in Lexington 25-23, 25-17, 19-25 and 25-15. Abreia Epps and Meredith Jones led the way with 18 and 16 kills respectively. BiJonae Jones and Gabriela Martinez were […]

Lady Bengals Sweep ‘Hawks in First Meeting

The Blythewood High School Lady Bengals brought their killer offense to Westwood High to play a best-of five match against the injury plagued Lady Redhawks Monday night. The Bengals reigned victorious in three games, 25-5, 25-7 and 25-18. “We knew Westwood was not 100 percent today. We knew we could control the game, offense, defense, […]