WHS girls fall in first round to Travelers Rest; Blythewood boys fall at Mauldin

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team’s playoff run came to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon, thanks to the hot shooting of Travelers Rest’s Mallory Bruce and the tenacity of the Devil Dogs under the nets. The Redhawks, fresh from winning their fourth straight Region 4-4A championship, ran right into Bruce, whose 22 points boosted Travelers […]

Bengals clean up The Wood

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School Bengal Battalion cadets held their second roadside clean-up event this past Saturday. Over fifty cadets picked up trash from Blythewood Road to Farrow Road. The Battalion serves the community through roadside clean-up to teach cadets the importance of selfless service, one of the Army values. 

Westwood girls, Blythewood boys ready for postseason play

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team didn’t waste any time with Lugoff-Elgin Friday night, scoring 32 points to the Demons’ 2 in the first quarter and cruising to an 80-18 victory. The win clinched the Region 4-4A championship for the fourth straight year for Westwood (10-3, 8-1). “We’re very fortunate to be in that position […]

Bengals wrestlers Clack & Montgomery win individual region titles

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood wrestling hosted a nine-ranked Region Champion Northwestern High School on Feb. 9 for their final match of the season. Despite Juniors Matt Clack and Eric Montgomery claiming region titles in the match, Blythewood came up short at 53-12. Clack wrestled in the 120 pound class and Montgomery in 170. Clack, who completed […]

Bengals fall short in fourth quarter surge

BLYTHEWOOD – Friday night’s boys basketball game against Ridge View may have gone in the Blythewood loss column just as the Bengals game at the Blazers’ house Feb. 2 did. While Blythewood fell 55-53 this time around, the Bengals defense made Ridge View work, and the Blazers’ 3-pointers and easy jumpers were hard to come […]

Blythewood’s Franco wins state wrestling championship

CLOVER – Blythewood junior wrestler Chloe Franco has lived her life thus far by a simple equation. “One of my coaches told me once, dedication plus determination equals domination,” she said. “I’ve just lived by that.” Franco, who wrestled in New York State before moving to Blythewood midway through her freshman year, has shown that […]

Bengals blow past Rock Hill

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood acting head coach Kristin Claiborne was waiting to see Tuesday night’s matchup against Region 5-4A rival Rock Hill. She was impressed with what she saw. Three Bengals scored in double figures and 10 players scored at least a basket in a 70-41 domination of the Bearcats at the Blythewood gym. “It’s good […]

Bengals kick off 2021 with wins

BLYTHEWOOD – Northwestern tried to give the Blythewood boys basketball team a Region 4-5A opening scare Tuesday night, but the Bengals stayed together in the physical up-tempo game and played it cool. The Trojans built an 11-point lead over the Bengals early in the second quarter, and then built another double-digit lead late in the […]

Bengals finish 8th at state

COLUMBIA – Blythewood Cheer finished their season eighth in the state for class 5A, one spot ahead of their 2019 ninth place finish. The team finished the state meet with a 274 score, ahead of Spring Valley (262) and Summerville (251). Lexington High School took the top spot with a 340 score. Chapin came in […]

Holiday Wishes

BLYTHEWOOD – As a part of their annual Holiday Wishes campaign, Blythewood High School began collecting canned goods for Christian Assistance Bridge (CAB) on Nov. 30. Each of the three companies in the Bengal Battallion set a goal for every student to donate six canned goods, totaling 640 items. Over the course of three weeks, […]