Bengal Tennis moves to 4-0

BLYTHEWOOD – The Lady Bengals moved to 4-0 on the season with Tuesday’s win over Ridge View High School. Emma Horan, Rachel Truitt, Elizabeth Crawford, Hannah McGrory and Cindy Vann won in straight sets. Ridge View defaulted in doubles. Last week, the Bengals took down Spring Valley. Myers won 6-4, 6-0. Sophie Carlton won 2-6, […]

Bengal XC Opens Season

COLUMBIA – Blythewood Cross Country opened their season at the Falcon Invitational on Sept. 12. The boys team finished in 8th place out of 14 teams with a score of 183. The girls finished 11th of 13 teams with a score of 294. William Lenker finished first for the Bengals in 23rd place overall with […]

Bengals Split Games

BLYTHEWOOD – After a 25-23 loss in the first set to Rock Hill in Tuesday’s match, the Bengals bounced back for a 3-1 win over the Bearcats. Blythewood took the second set 25-18, the third 25-17 and the fourth set 25-20 to clinch the victory.  Blythewood fell 3-2 to Northwestern in their first match of […]

The Bengals are back

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood hosted Rock Hill High School in their second match of the season on Tuesday and finished with a convincing 6-0 win. Hannah Myers d. Lourdes Willamoor (6-0, 6-0), Sophie Carlton d. Anna Grubbs (6-1, 6-0), Emma Horan d. Gracie Wilson (6-4, 6-4), Rachel Truitt d. Franci Wright (6-0, 6-1), Elizabeth Crawford d. […]

Welcome to the jungle

Blythewood High School student leaders adapted their Freshman First tradition this year to be a drive-thru welcome to the incoming ninth grade class.

Coaches preview season challenges

BLYTHEWOOD – The wait for football season is nearly over—unless it isn’t. In South Carolina, as school districts have been cleared to take in students on and off campus, athletes have also been cleared to begin fall practice in the shadow of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Coaches and players alike are optimistic about playing a […]

Bengals Ink College Plans

BLYTHEWOOD – 2020 Blythewood High School graduates and baseball players Jansen Stokes, Jake Ladd and Michael Gregory were honored in a special signing ceremony on August 3. Stokes, Ladd and Gregory missed out on finishing their Bengal careers this past Spring when COVID cancellations shut the door on their final seasons. Stokes committed to North […]

Brown awarded National Merit Scholarship

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School graduate McLean T. Brown joins the list of Richland Two students receiving a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship. Brown plans to attend the University of South Carolina and possibly pursue a career in Astrophysics. Officials of each sponsor college select their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2020 National […]

ESPN ranks BHS’s Phillips 32nd nationally

BLYTHEWOOD – Julian Phillips hasn’t played an organized basketball game since February, when the 6-8 power forward’s Blythewood Bengals walked off the court in an 83-52 second-round playoff loss at Dorman. The COVID-19 pandemic nixed his and every other high school athlete’s spring and summer competitive play. Instead of playing Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), Phillips […]

R2 delays sports practice indefinitely

COLUMBIA – The fall prep sports season in Blythewood took a blow Saturday when Richland District 2 delayed the start of athletics practices indefinitely because of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. “The decision was a difficult one to make because we know how much our students, coaches, band directors and JRTOC instructors […]