Bengal grads commit to colleges

BLYTHEWOOD – Two more recent Bengal baseball graduates have committed to continue their baseball careers at the collegiate level. Utility player Michael Gregory committed to University of South Carolina Sumter on May 6. Jansen Stokes followed later in May with a commitment to North Greenville University. “Michael is a very talented player who had some […]

Eagles finish strong at SCYSF Championships

CLINTON – Originally slated as an April tournament, the South Carolina Youth Shooting Foundation (SCYSF) held its 2020 State Championship on June 27 at The Clinton House in Clinton, SC. Richard Winn Academy’s target shooting team represented well out of the 406 youth who participated in the event. The Eagles team of Emma Steed, Mikaela […]

Kivett, Bengals boys tennis eager for 2021

BLYTHEWOOD – First-year coach Jessica Kivett thought that the roster size would be her biggest concern for the Blythewood boys’ 2020 tennis season. “We were really were struggling to get players,” said Kivett, in her first head-coaching role after Brenda Warnow retired. “Two of our seniors were new to the team. We had some new […]

Eagles return to course

GEORGETOWN – After months off from competition due to COVID-19 restrictions, Richard Winn’s clay shooting team spent the weekend at the Junior US Open tournament in Georgetown. Open to youth shooters in five age divisions, Richard Winn had two teams finish atop the podium. Pictured above, the JV Ladies division team of Mikaela Miller, Abby […]

Griffins miss out on senior seasons

Though we are unable to provide a story, The Voice honors Fairfield Central senior softball and soccer athletes. Names and photos were compiled from sources outside of the school district. The Voice reached out to Fairfield Central coaches, administrators and the district office for interviews and photos but received no response.

Blythewood golf already gearing up for 2021

After his girls golf team closed out a 5A state championship last fall, Blythewood head golf coach Jason Minkel had high hopes that the boys would at least make a decent run for the state title in the spring. “Last year we definitely underperformed,” Minkel said about his boys’ team. “We were looking for a […]

Westwood golf looks toward future growth

Drayton Queen knows that playing for the Westwood golf team can be a hard sell. Most of those who turn out are recreational players. If there are athletes, they’re coming off of football, baseball, or basketball, and are using the sport to fill in the time in the spring. “We had more players this year […]

Griffin baseball fielded experience

After a two-game elimination from the AAA State Playoffs in 2019, the Griffins returned the bulk of their squad to the diamond in 2020. With a senior-heavy roster, Fairfield Central looked to top their 12-9 finish last season. Fairfield faced region foe Catawba Ridge in their season opener on March 10 and fell in a […]

Young BHS team keeping up and in shape in spite of season loss

Jason Warren’s first season as head track and field coach for the Blythewood boys team proved to be all of one week in the field. Even so, Warren, who coached several sports in North Carolina before moving down to Blythewood to be on the football coaching staff as well as serve as the wrestling coach […]

Griffins’ season of promise cut short

Fairfield Central Track and Field hit the ground running at the opening of their 2020 season – literally. In a week’s time, the Griffins competed in three meets, and the prospects looked good. They opened the season at the Diamond Hornets Invitational on March 7 and then competed at Keenan on March 11 and Westwood […]