Blythewood teams, Ashley sisters compete at State meets

NEWBERRY – It was a cold and rainy weekend in Newberry, but Blythewood High School’s girls and boys cross country teams and two Westwood runners turned out to compete at the South Carolina High School League’s state meet. Blythewood Boys With a first place finish at State Qualifiers in Newberry on Nov. 3, Blythewood’s boys […]

Ashley sisters qualify for 4A State XC meet

NEWBERRY – Though neither of Westwood’s cross country teams finished in the top 8 at the SCHSL 4A State Qualifier meet at Newberry College last Saturday, two Westwood runners will move on to the Championship meet on Saturday. Sisters Emma and Rebecca Ashley both finished in the top 20 at last Saturday’s races, making them […]

Redhawk girls XC pulls 2nd place region finish

BLYTHEWOOD – Led once again by Emma and Rebecca Ashley, Westwood’s girls cross country team had a solid finish at the Region 5-4A meet they hosted on Oct. 24. With Emma Ashley’s first place, 19:24.86 finish and Rebecca Ashley’s 19:42.77 second place finish, paired with Christina Tyndall’s ninth place 21:23.32 finish, the Redhawks solidified a […]

BHS, WHS run in Coaches Classic

NEWBERRY – Blythewood and Westwood cross country teams took to Newberry on Saturday for the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic. Despite a muddy course, both schools had solid results. Blythewood’s teams competed in the International Varsity division. The boys finished in 9th place with of 41 teams; the girls’ team finished in 14th place of 37 […]

Bengals, Redhawks clock fastest times at Mike Moore Classic

RMO – Blythewood and Westwood’s cross country teams competed in the Mike More Classic at Saluda Shoals Park on Sept. 23 against runners from 16 Midlands schools. Blythewood’s boys’ team finished third out of 13 teams competing with a score of 66. Chapin High School claimed first with 38 points; Dutch Fork finished second with […]

BHS, WHS run in Lake Murray Invitational

CHAPIN – Blythewood and Westwood cross country runners represented well at the Lake Murray Invitational in Chapin on Saturday. Runner highlights on the day were top-10 finishes by Blythewood’s Jacob Powell and Westwood’s Emma Ashley. Powell’s 16:15.20 finish put him in eighth place out of 286 runners on the day. Ashley pulled a seventh place […]

BHS, WHS run in Eye Opener

SPARTANBURG – Blythewood and Westwood’s cross country teams competed in the Eye Opener on Sept 1 at the Roger Milliken Center in Spartanburg. Blythewood’s boys team finished second of 48 teams, and the girls finished seventh out of 49 teams competing. Blythewood’s Jacob Powell, a sophomore, finished in second place overall out of 429 runners […]

BHS, WHS teams ready for seasons

BLYTHEWOOD – With a few weeks of school under their belts, Blythewood’s athletes are gearing up for the season. Volleyball Blythewood High School volleyball opens their season at home against Dutch Fork on Aug. 22. The non-region game is their first in a stretch of four games, which will include a cross-town rivalry match at […]

WHS, BHS XC runners compete at State

BLYTHEWOOD – Though Westwood’s girls cross country team did not qualify to run in the SCHSL 4A State meet, Emma Ashley and Rebecca Ashley qualified to compete individually, and they did not disappoint. Sophomore Emma Ashley finished in 5th place out of 116 runners, just under a minute behind first place finisher Caroline Lyerly of […]

WHS, BHS top field at County Dist. Championships

FORT JACKSON – Out of 112 runners competing in Tuesday’s Richland County District Championships, Westwood and Blythewood runners claimed 6 of the top 7 spots. Westwood sophomore standout Emma Ashley finished first in the race with a time of 18:52.94. She was followed by Blythewood’s Anna Kelly, a freshman, who finished at 19:50.90. Seventh-grade Redhawk […]

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