Late Field Goal Sinks Redhawks

BLYTHEWOOD (Oct. 18, 2016) – In the last seconds of the game Friday night, the York Cougars scored a distant field goal to nip the Redhawks 10-8 in a region matchup. Although touted as a close game, Westwood head coach Dustin Curtis was wary, coming off a most disappointing loss to Lancaster last week. “We hope […]

Eagles Take Care of Saints

WINNSBORO (Sept. 26, 2016) – Richard Winn (4-1, 1-0) kicked off their annual homecoming game with exciting opening game festivities. The excitement did not die after the pregame fest as Richard Winn’s Mitchell Gibbons accounted for five touchdowns leading the Eagles to a 39-6 victory over the Saints of Clarendon Hall (2-3, 0-1) giving them their […]

Bengals Fend Off Redhawk Rally

BLYTHEWOOD (Sept. 12, 2016) – Shortly after the second quarter began, Jordyn Adams had nowhere to go to—until the fourth quarter. The Blythewood quarterback had run for a touchdown and passed for another to put the Bengals up 14-0 over crosstown rival Westwood Friday night. Then, as if the Redhawks had shut off a faucet, Adams […]

Griffins Take Blazers to the Wire

COLUMBIA (Sept. 12, 2016) – Punching above their weight class, the Fairfield Central Griffins football team took 4A powerhouse Ridge View to the wire Friday night at Spirit Communications Park. A pair of fourth-quarter TD passes from Blazers’ quarterback Jalen Smith, however, rallied Ridge View who narrowly escaped with a 22-20 win. But just being able […]

Bengals Blister Griffins

WINNSBORO (Sept. 5, 2016) – The Fairfield Central Griffins suffered their first loss Saturday night in a 35-14 blowout at the hands of the rival Blythewood Bengals. The Bengals struck first courtesy of a 35-yard rushing touchdown by quarterback Jordyn Adams. If the name Jordyn Adams sounds familiar, you may be an ESPN fan. Adams recently […]

Trojan Air War Halts Hawks

ROCK HILL – The Westwood Redhawks travelled to Rock Hill to face second-seeded Northwestern High School Friday night, and for the third year in a row, couldn’t get past the playoff’s second round. The Northwestern Trojans eliminated the Redhawks by a score of 49-21. “Of the three teams we have met in the second round […]

Dogs Douse Griffins’ Title Hopes

WINNSBORO – The last time the Fairfield Central Griffins stared down the Newberry Bulldogs, the Bulldogs blinked. And for the first 12 scoreless minutes of Friday night’s Class 2A/Division 1 upper state title game, fans at E.K. McLendon Stadium appeared to be in for a repeat of the Oct. 9 classic that the Griffins survived […]

Wildcats Maul Bengals, End BHS Playoff Run

LEXINGTON – The Blythewood Bengals headed into round 2 of the Class 4A/D2 state playoffs hoping to avenge their Sept. 4, 21-20 home loss to the Lexington Wildcats. The Wildcats had other plans as they ended the Bengals season, 30-13. Blythewood jumped out of the gate on their opening possession as Osei Thomas exploded for […]

Redhawks Roll Over Tigers, Advance to Round 2

CONWAY (Nov. 23, 2015) – Conway’s best football season since 2008 came to a close Friday night as visiting Westwood used a strong ground attack to pave the way to a 34-13 victory over the Tigers in round one of the Class 4A/Division II playoffs. Conway couldn’t contain Westwood’s backfield triumvirate of running backs Rudy Mitchell […]

Turner’s Last-Second Kick Saves Bengals

BLYTHEWOOD (Nov. 21, 2015) – Blythewood almost let its first home playoff appearance since 2012 fall into the loss column Friday night. Almost. The Bengals built a 26-13 lead after a 13-7 first-quarter deficit, but two late-game North Augusta touchdowns put Blythewood down 27-26 with 1:45 to go at District 2 stadium. Blythewood took the ball […]

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