Miami Dolphins pick Cam Smith in late second round of NFL Draft

COLUMBIA – University of South Carolina cornerback and former Westwood High School standout Cam Smith had to shake off not being drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night, but by night’s end Friday, he knew where he was going. With the 51st pick in the draft, Miami selected Smith. Upon hearing […]

Eagles pull 2nd place finish in SCISA Class A state finals

SUMTER – The stage was set in Sumter on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a noon tip off in the SCISA Class A State Championship boys’ basketball game. Richard Winn Academy’s varsity team went deep into the playoffs and advanced to the final round against the Faith Christian Knights of Summerville. Despite both teams entering the […]

Cyclones best Griffins

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central dropped two games at home to Chester on Dec. 8. The Griffin boys lost a tight 39-44 game to the Cyclones, while girls fell 31-53. Fairfield Central traveled to Lancaster on Wednesday, but scores were not available at press time. They will play at Chester on Friday. The Griffin girls will […]

Westwood sweeps Chapin

BLYTHEWOOD – Arden Conyers did have his struggles on the perimeter Tuesday night. The South Carolina basketball signee and Westwood forward went 0-for-7 from behind the 3-pont arc, but that hardly mattered for the Redhawks in their 83-57 win over Chapin. “I came out a little cold. I couldn’t hit nothing, but I still wanted […]

Eagles split games with Cambridge

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn’s boys have yet to meet a formidable opponent in the early goings of their 2022 season, outscoring their three opponents 188 – 89. The Eagles defeated Cambridge Academy at home last Friday with their largest win margin thus far. They outscored the Cougars 72-37 to move to 2-0 in region action. […]

All Star

MYRTLE BEACH – Fairfield Central senior standout Donovan Watkins, pictured above, and head coach Demetrius Davis represented the Griffins in the annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach on Saturday. Watkins finished his senior season with 45 solo tackles, 633 receiving yards, 1017 all-purpose yards, and 12 touchdowns. He also had two interceptions and […]

Redhawks host Queens of Court tourney

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood girls wrapped up their Queens of the Castle tournament with a 44-37 win over Collins Hill of Suwanee, GA. Makiah Thompson led the Redhawks with 12 points in Saturday’s win over the Eagles. Korletta Daniels had 11 and Raven Johnson had 9. Westwood opened tournament play on Thursday against Winston-Salem Christian. The […]

Westwood battles at The Rock

ROCK HILL – Westwood split games in last week’s Battle at The Rock tournament. The Redhawks defeated Wilson Hall in Thursday’s action, 51-40. TK Roberts led Redhawk scorers with 13 points. Mike Balkman added 10, and KJ Rowen had 9. Westwood returned to action on Friday to face Cross Creek of Augusta, Georgia. Cross Creek […]

Redhawks gear up for season

FORT MILL – Westwood saw solid pre-season action last week against Piedmont High School and Strom Thurmond High School in the Millton Classic at Fort Mill High School. Both games had close final scores. The Redhawks topped Piedmont in Monday’s tournament with a 49-46 final. Arden Conyers led Westwood scorers with 25 points. Zion Brown […]

Redhawks snag pre-season hardware

BLYTHEWOOD – With 13 returning players to their 2022 team, Westwood girls appear to be overflowing with talent and experience. And if their pre-season is any indication of what’s to come, we might as well buckle up… it looks like their foot is on the gas. Westwood opened pre-season action in Hartsville at the Hoopin […]

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