Blythewood seniors ink college plans

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recognized five members of the Class of 2021 as they announced their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The five athletes were recognized in a ceremony at the school with family members. Callie Baucom, daughter of Brian and Stacy Baucom, announced her decision to continue her […]

Bengals Softball… put on hold

The Blythewood softball field looked razor sharp this spring. “We spent a lot of time getting the field ready for this year,” head softball coach Jordan Atkinson said. “We had it laser graded and we felt like it was the best the field ever looked in its history. It was awesome.” Likewise, the Bengals softball […]

Blythewood takes two

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood softball team was off to a 5-2 start before the ongoing precautions taken to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus brought prep athletics across the state to a halt. On Sunday, Gov. Henry McMaster ordered all South Carolina public schools closed through March 31. Then on Monday, South Carolina High School […]

Bengals softball falls to Dutch Fork

IRMO – Blythewood softball threw its first pitch of the regular season Monday in Irmo as they faced off against Dutch Fork. Up 2-0 after their first at bat, the Bengals struggled to contain Dutch Fork’s offense as they put up six runs in the first. The Silver Foxes extended the lead 7-2 after two […]

Bengals receive post-season honors

BASEBALL – Post-season honors continue to pour in for Blythewood Baseball. Landon Lucas, Josh Cowan, Zach Bailes, Nate Hinson and Davis Wright were All Region selections for 5A Region IV. John Lanier was named Region IV Player of the Year and head coach Banks Faulkner was named Region IV Coach of the Year. Lanier played […]

Bengals bounce back against Nations Ford

BLYTHEWOOD – Once again, Nations Ford took an early lead on the Blythewood softball team in the 5A District IV Tournament. And once again, the Bengals rallied for a victory. Bookending a disappointing 18-0 loss to red-hot Byrnes in the tournament Saturday, Blythewood overcame a 4-1 deficit on the Falcons last Thursday to win 8-5. […]

Hot Bengal bats sear Nation Ford

BLYTHEWOOD – Nations Ford built a 4-1 lead on the Blythewood softball team in the opening game of the District II tournament Thursday, but Hannah Black and Emily Babbitt erased it with two swings of the bat. Black and Babbitt connected for back-to-back two-out, two-run doubles that gave the Bengals a 5-4 lead. They held […]

Blythewood topples Vikings on senior night

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood softball used a 4-run fifth inning surge to overcome a stubborn Spring Valley squad in the final game of the Region 4-5A season Monday. On a night when seniors Kendall Parker, Grace Campbell, and Taelor Fulmore were honored before the game, Parker took command on the pitcher’s mound and Campbell led the […]

Bengals retire Sydney Burnsed’s Jersey

BLYTHEWOOD – Sydney Burnsed’s softball sisters, friends and family came together at Blythewood High School on Friday to retire the former Bengal’s #6 softball jersey. The 2016 graduate of Blythewod High School died in a car accident in March 2018. As her parents unveiled a memorial sign to be hung on the fence of the […]

Demons squeak past Bengals

SOFTBALL – Blythewood found themselves at the wrong end of a 15-14 battle with Lugoff-Elgin last Thursday. The Bengals went toe-to-toe with the Demons through three and took a 10-8 lead in the bottom of the fourth. They added four in the sixth, but Lugoff-Elgin’s four-run seventh inning gave them the advantage as the Bengals […]