Gabby Waden raises the bar at Miss. State

STARKVILLE, MS – For only the second time in the program’s history, Mississippi State volleyball had two players named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-South Region team. And one of those players is none other than Blythewood’s Gabby Waden. This season marked another program milestone for Waden as she became the the fourth best […]

Waden named All-SEC

STARKVILLE – Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden was one of 18 players to earn an All-SEC selection for the 20-21 season. Waden, a junior right side hitter, finished the season sixth in the SEC in kills (3.85 per set) and eight in points (4.11 per set). Waden’s .322 hitting percentage is the fourth best […]

Gabby Waden kills it in Starkville

STARKVILLE, MISS – Some say the athletic jump from high school to college is challenging, but Blythewood High School alum Gabby Waden has made it look easy. Waden, who graduated from Blythewood in 2018, racked up over 1000 kills and 500 blocks in her four-year tenure as a Bengal. After dipping her toe in the […]

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 […]

Blythewood falls to Rock Hill, takes down Spring Valley

ROCK HILL – Blythewood fell in a tight 3-1 match at Rock Hill High School last Thursday. The Bengals fell behind early with a 21-25 first set, followed by a 25-17 loss in the second set. With a momentum shift, they took the third set with a decisive 25-14 win, but came up short with […]

Bengals Split Games

BLYTHEWOOD – After a 25-23 loss in the first set to Rock Hill in Tuesday’s match, the Bengals bounced back for a 3-1 win over the Bearcats. Blythewood took the second set 25-18, the third 25-17 and the fourth set 25-20 to clinch the victory.  Blythewood fell 3-2 to Northwestern in their first match of […]

Bengals Honored

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School inducted its first Athletic Hall of Fame class on October 31 in a banquet at Columbia Country Club. The inaugural class of honorees included Nicole Quinlan Durig (class of 2008 – volleyball and track), Jeff Scott, second from left, (first varsity football coach; first AAA state championship), Richard Mounce (class […]

Bengals ink collegiate commitments

BLYTHEWOOD — Blythewood High School recognized eight members of the Class of 2020 as they announced their plans to continue their careers on the collegiate level during the early signing period. Lauryn Coleman, daughter of Marcus and Angel Coleman, announced her signing with the Bethune- Cookman University to continue her volleyball career on the collegiate […]

Dorman Bests Bengals in 5

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood volleyball fell in a tight match to Dorman High School in the third round of the playoffs last Thursday. The lead itself seemed to volley back and forth in the five-set match. Blythewood took the first set with a narrow 25-23 win. Dorman came back for a 25-18 win in set two […]

Blythewood wins in game 5

BLYTHEWOOD – Only eight teams remain in the Class 5A Volleyball State Playoffs. Blythewood took down Easley High School on Oct. 24 and Hillcrest High School in a tight 5-set match on Tuesday to advance to the third round. Down 2-1 in Tuesday’s match against Hillcrest, the Bengals battled back to force a deciding fifth […]