Mattox keeps on keepin’ on

FLORENCE – The college baseball season may be in the books for Francis Marion University, but honors seem to keep coming for third baseman Todd Mattox. The former Blythewood infielder has racked up three all-region honors since the Patriots finished the season 18-17 overall. Mattox, a rising senior, batted .405 with five home runs, four […]

Bengals end season with 5-4 loss to J.L. Mann

BLYTHEWOOD – After a rough start against J.L. Mann last Wednesday in a 5A playoff elimination game, the Blythewood baseball eventually evened the score and got the go-ahead run to cross the plate in the bottom of the sixth. Alas, moving on to the District 2 upper state tournament’s championship game at Dorman last Friday […]

Bengal seniors commit to colleges

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recognized eight members of the Class of 2021 Wednesday who have committed to continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The group included four football players, two girls basketball players, and two track and field athletes. The seniors are slated to graduate from Blythewood High School on June 9. […]

Blythewood softball season comes to end with 6-3 loss to Clover

MAULDIN – The Blythewood softball team’s postseason was short and swift. After winning the Region 4-5A championship and earning a top seed in the District 2 upper state tournament, the Bengals fell 10-0 to Mauldin Friday, then fell 6-3 to Clover Monday in the elimination game. “It really hurts when you get a leadoff double […]

Bengals Do Prom

COLUMBIA – Blythewood High School crowned their 2021 King and Queen at Prom on April 24. Pictured are new royalty, Talia Textus and Caleb Dixon.

Bengal baseball survives with win over Nation Ford

BLYLTHEWOOD – A 4-1 loss to J.L. Mann in the first game of the upper state District 1 tournament Friday put the Blythewood baseball team’s backs to the wall. On Monday, with a 5-3 losers bracket victory over Nation Ford, the Bengals stayed alive. Bengals ace Kevin Steelman pitched a complete game in spite of […]

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, […]

BHS softball takes region, will host Mauldin to start playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – When last Tuesday’s thunderstorms pushed Blythewood’s game against Spring Valley to Wednesday, it just delayed the Bengals’ Region 2-5A championship celebration. The Bengals put up 13 runs in the first two innings and held off a Vikings rally to close out a 14-10 victory and the region championship. Two days later, Blythewood walloped […]

Dorman bests Bengal boys in round 2

SPARTANBURG – After being outscored 2-0 in the first half of their SCHSL 5A round 2 playoff game at Dorman High School, Blythewood’s KJ Blocker scored with an assist from Justin Ellis. The Bengals could not put in another and were eliminated from the playoffs with a 2-1 final. Senior Jackson Gouvin had five saves. […]

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 […]