Bengals Softball… put on hold

The Blythewood softball field looked razor sharp this spring. “We spent a lot of time getting the field ready for this year,” head softball coach Jordan Atkinson said. “We had it laser graded and we felt like it was the best the field ever looked in its history. It was awesome.” Likewise, the Bengals softball […]

The season that never happened

Blythewood Council Honors Teams and Senior Athletes Life has changed. It’s different. The impact of the novel coronavirus has been felt across the world, the nation, the state and right here in Blythewood. And while our normal routines have dwindled into the distance, we are confident that our lives will return to what they were. […]

Blythewood Baseball: What Might Have Been

It was no secret among Blythewood players as well as coaches, players and reporters from around the state that 2020 was poised to be the year of the Bengals. Instead, because of the precautions taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 will go down as the season that might have been.   Coming off a 2019 […]

Hardy chosen as Honor Society semi-finalist

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School senior Kristian Hardy was one of 600 students chosen as a semi-finalist recipient of a 2020 National Honor Society scholarship. Kristian was chosen from nearly 7,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200.00 scholarship toward higher education. Recipients are chosen based on their demonstrated work to support the four pillars of […]

BHS promotes virtual plant sale

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood High School horticulture class is offering a virtual plant sale with respect to social distancing requirements. Plants can be ordered online and picked up curbside at one of the times and locations on the order form. Both Chester High School and Nation’s Ford High School are assisting with the sale at […]

BHS’s Hardy awarded Coca-Cola scholarship

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School Senior Kristian Hardy has been named a recipient of the Coca-Cola Scholarship, worth $20,000. Kristian was one of 150 recipients, selected out of 93,000 applicants nationwide. The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to support exceptional peoples’ thirst for knowledge and their desire to make a difference […]

Westwood holds Redhawks Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Having just opened the door into what could be a highly successful season, the track teams from Blythewood and Westwood high schools were able to compete one last time before the South Carolina High School League’s spring sports suspension due to COVID-19 entered effect. Meeting on Westwood’s home turf, Blythewood and Westwood faced […]

BHS girls soccer defeats Dreher

COLUMBIA – Kathy Knight’s soccer team took one more win last week before the COVID-19 sports suspension entered effect. The Bengal girls took down Dreher last Wednesday with a 3-1 final. Amy Caroll scored first off of a free kick taken by Ariana Paex. Caroll struck again from a Megan Compas assist for the Bengals’ […]

Blythewood takes two

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood softball team was off to a 5-2 start before the ongoing precautions taken to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus brought prep athletics across the state to a halt. On Sunday, Gov. Henry McMaster ordered all South Carolina public schools closed through March 31. Then on Monday, South Carolina High School […]

Bengals go 2-1 before season halt

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood baseball team finds itself 4-1-1 going into a long break imposed because of the state’s precautions taken with the spread of the Coronavirus. After the team’s 2-0-1 effort in the NatureChem Invitational tournament the weekend before, the Bengals topped West Florence 1-0 Wednesday, went to T.L. Hanna and leveled the Yellow […]