Blythewood softball eliminated from 5A state playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood softball team rallied back into its elimination game in the District 4 tournament against Nation Ford Monday night, to the point where the Bengals had the tying run at first base with two out. After Josie Smythe singled to right field, Maya Van Zyl came up to the plate. She connected […]

Bengals ‘poised & under control’ in post-season

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood baseball team’s focus continues. The Bengals wrapped up the 5A District 4 tournament in a snap Monday night with an 8-1 victory over Nation Ford. Next comes the upper state tournament. Blythewood, at 28-1, No.1 in the state in the SCBCA rankings, and ranked ninth in the nation in the latest […]

Bengal softball heads to postseason

LEXINGTON – In getting ready for Wednesday’s home matchup against Nation Ford to open the District 4 upper state tournament, Blythewood finished out the regular season with a 6-5 loss at River Bluff in eight innings April 27, and a 2-0 shutout victory over A.C. Flora Monday. Blythewood (16-6) trailed River Bluff 4-3 going into […]

Blythewood shuts out Fort Mill

BLYTHEWOOD – The Bengals shut out Fort Mill at home 5-0 in the first round of the 5A playoffs on Monday. Blythewood put in four goals in the first half and added another for insurance in the second to take the win. Blythewood (15-6-2; 5-3) faced Riverside (17-1; 8-0) on the road in the second […]

Bengals perfect in region, prep for playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – The Bengal girls breezed their way through the first round of the 5A soccer state playoffs on Tuesday. Blythewood shut out Boiling Springs for the 7-0 win at home on Tuesday. After dropping a 2-0 non-region game to Lexington last Thursday, ending their 8-game win streak. They rebounded on Friday to close out […]

Region AD of the Year

BLYTHEWOOD – Mayor Bryan Franklin presented a proclamation from the Town to Blythewood High School Athletic Director Barry Mizzell to honor Mizzell, who was recently named Region 4-5A Athletic Director of the Year.  Mizzell moved into the role of Athletic Director in 2016 after serving as the school’s baseball coach since it opened in 2005.

BHS girls soccer claims region title

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood girls soccer clenched the top spot in region 4-5A with a 3-0 win over Ridge View last week. With no score at halftime, Blythewood tallied three in the second half to beat the Blazers 3-0. Freshman Avery Pegram and juniors E Christensen and Scarlett Pegram had a goal each. Madison Powell, Sarah […]

Bengal baseball, softball keep focused for postseason

BLYTHEWOOD – For the second straight year, both the Blythewood baseball and softball programs captured Region 4-5A championships. This time around, the Bengals look to avoid disappointment both teams found last year in the first round. The baseball team, aiming to get back into the 5A state championship series, lost twice to J.L. Mann in […]

Bengals fall to Rock Hill, beat Sumter, Ashley Ridge

IRMO – After last Thursday’s conference loss via a 4-2 shootout against Rock Hill, Blythewood soccer defeated Sumter and Ashley Ridge the Nike Palmetto Cup this week. The Bengals shut out both opponents on Monday and Tuesday. Ryan Hart had two goals and Nathan Smith had one in Monday’s 3-0 win over Sumter. Justin Ellis, […]

Bengals claim second Soda City Classic Title

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood softball team eased past Rock Hill 11-1 Thursday, then kicked off Spring Break with another 5-0 performance in winning its second straight Soda City Classic at the Kelly Mill Sports Center Saturday. The Bengals (12-4) roll back into the regular season at Spring Valley April 19. Rock Hill – 0-0-1-0-0-X-X — […]