Redhawks Back in Action

HOPKINS – Westwood football competed in Lower Richland’s 7-on-7 shootout on July 1. The Redhawks faced Timberland and Irmo in day two of the shootout. Westwood is slated to open the 2021 season at Ridge View on Aug. 20.

Bengals end season with 5-4 loss to J.L. Mann

BLYTHEWOOD – After a rough start against J.L. Mann last Wednesday in a 5A playoff elimination game, the Blythewood baseball eventually evened the score and got the go-ahead run to cross the plate in the bottom of the sixth. Alas, moving on to the District 2 upper state tournament’s championship game at Dorman last Friday […]

Eagles Rack Up Post-Season Honors

After falling short of the title game with a semi-final loss to Dorchester, Richard Winn baseball players Lawson Wade, Dru Caldwell, Zack Taylor, Brian King and Austin Lancaster were named to the All-Region team. Taylor, center, was named Region Player of the Year. All five of the players were also SCISA North-South All-Star Selections. The […]

Fairfield Central competes at State

HOPKINS – Last Friday’s Track and Field championships may not have been the finish that the Griffins’ wanted, but it was a good one nonetheless. Sharmelle Holmes, Tamerra English and Joshua Mosley represented Fairfield Central in their respective events last Friday at the SC High School League AAA State Championships. Holmes took home second place […]

Blythewood softball season comes to end with 6-3 loss to Clover

MAULDIN – The Blythewood softball team’s postseason was short and swift. After winning the Region 4-5A championship and earning a top seed in the District 2 upper state tournament, the Bengals fell 10-0 to Mauldin Friday, then fell 6-3 to Clover Monday in the elimination game. “It really hurts when you get a leadoff double […]

Bengal baseball survives with win over Nation Ford

BLYLTHEWOOD – A 4-1 loss to J.L. Mann in the first game of the upper state District 1 tournament Friday put the Blythewood baseball team’s backs to the wall. On Monday, with a 5-3 losers bracket victory over Nation Ford, the Bengals stayed alive. Bengals ace Kevin Steelman pitched a complete game in spite of […]

Fairfield track and field to compete in five events at State

SENECA – Fairfield Central Track and Field took to Seneca on Saturday for the Upper State Championships.  Three Griffins and the 4×100 relay team finished in the top four, qualifying them to compete for state titles May 21-22. Sharmelle Holmes was the Griffins’ highest finisher on the day, pulling second place in both the 100m […]

Fairfield ends season with 1-run loss to Blue Ridge

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central baseball bowed out of the 3A State Playoffs on Monday with a loss to Blue Ridge High School, but they didn’t go down without a fight. Down 2-0 with one out in the bottom of the first, Blake Gambrell singled on a line drive to left, and Jonathan Warren homered to […]

BHS, WHS Track & Field athletes qualify for State

COLUMBIA – Over the weekend, Westwood and Blythewood competed in state qualifying meets. Top athletes from Saturday’s meet will advance to compete for a State title Friday and Saturday at Spring Valley High School. Blythewood girls who advance to State: Briana Green – 100m, long jump, triple jump. 4x100m relay Arianna Williams – 200m, 400m, […]

Griffin girls finish 2nd in region

COLUMBIA – At the Region 4-3A meet, the Griffin girls team finished in second place behind Mid-Carolina, while the Griffin Boys placed last, but junior Joshua Mosley continued to dominate in the distance events, pulling first place finishes in the 800m run (2:11.12), the 1600m run (5:01.97) and the 3200m run (10:42.20). Other top-five finishes […]