Eagles fall short in title bout

LEXINGTON – Richard Winn Academy’s 8-man football season may not have ended the way the Eagles would have wanted it—with its first state championship in six years. After falling 56-14 to Holly Hill Academy Friday night at Northside Christian’s Palmetto State Armory Field, third-year head coach Paul Brigman said the fall 2020 team has much […]

The Eagles are headed to state

WINNSBORO – The Richard Winn Eagles (10-0) defeated Andrew Jackson Academy (10-2) by a 22-16 score on Friday evening, earning a spot in the 2020 SCISA 8-Man State Championship game. This will be Richard Winn’s second appearance in the 8-Man State Championship since joining the 8-Man league in the fall of 2012. Andrew Jackson (AJA) […]

Griffins Fall to Rebels, Look To Playoffs

PROSPERITY – In a re-scheduled Saturday morning matchup, the Mid-Carolina Rebels got the best of Fairfield Central with a 28-14 final. The Rebels came out of the gates strong and held a 14-8 lead at halftime. The recovery of a dropped snap intended for a Griffin punter in the third quarter put the Rebels on […]

Blythewood ends season with loss to Gaffney

GAFFNEY – Knowing its postseason hopes are put on hold until fall 2021, the Blythewood football team traveled to Region 3-5A champion Gaffney Friday night and hung tough against the upstate power. The Bengals couldn’t stop the running of backup running back Ken Littlejohn, who powered the Indians’ 24-18 victory at The Reservation with 135 […]

Eagles finish Saints in second half

WINNSBORO – B Baker and Zack Taylor combined to rush for 381 yards and seven touchdowns as the Richard Winn Eagles rallied in the second half to defeat the Clarendon Hall Saints by a 52-30 score on Friday evening. The Eagles allowed 30 first half points and trailed 30-24 at the half before outscoring Clarendon […]

Fairfield’s Mosley, MSI compete at State

COLUMBIA – 2020 was a big year for cross country in Fairfield County. Not only did Richard Winn’s girls team win the program’s first region championship, another up team in the county is rising. Midlands STEM Institute’s (MSI) boys team competed in the 1A South Carolina High School League’s State Championship meet on Nov. 5 […]

Westwood falls to Irmo in season-ender

IRMO – Westwood head coach Matt Quinn knew exactly what went wrong in the Redhawks’ lopsided 36-14 loss at Irmo, which ended the team’s season. “We ran out of gas,” Quinn said. “We have not been in a weight room, and we have not been able to work out with our kids since March. [The […]

Blythewood clenches win in fourth

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood football team may have missed the cut on a shortened playoff season, but the Bengals ended finished Region 4-5A play in the truncated regular season on a good note with a 30-15 victory over Rock Hill Thursday night at District Two Stadium. Quarterback Angelo Donato, starting in his third game since […]

COVID case forces cancellation of Dreher-Westwood game

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team’s home game against Dreher Friday—along with senior night ceremonies—was cancelled the night due to a COVID-19 protocol. While senior night festivities played out at Richland 2 District Stadium Wednesday, the game will not be made up. The Dreher game was originally scheduled for early in October, but when Westwood […]

Bengals girls take State runner-up spot

LEXINGTON — It took a record day for the Lexington girls golf team to get past defending 5A state champion Blythewood Tuesday afternoon Oct. 26 at the Country Club of Lexington. The Bengals turned in a score of 610 over the two-round, 36-hole tournament on the Par-72 course. That total was 11 shots less than […]