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.

Wings to Wolves

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood offensive lineman Lance Wilson officially committed to play football at Newberry College earlier this month. In a statement on Twitter, Wilson said that playing college football has always been his dream, and his coaches at Westwood High School helped open that door for him.

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 […]

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 […]

Westwood back in region play after quarantine

COLUMBIA- After the already shortened season was been put on hold for 14 days due to a COVID-19 quarantine period, the Westwood football team hit the gridiron for the first time in two weeks and delivered a resounding 52-6 victory over Region 4-4A rival Richland Northeast Friday. Rashad McCain threw for 137 yards and three […]

WHS postpones games after 14 players told to quarantine

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team will not play tomorrow night—or next week. The Redhawks have rescheduled Friday night’s home game against Dreher and next Friday’s game at Irmo. In last Friday’s 34-17 victory at Lugoff-Elgin, 12 varsity players came into contact with a Lugoff-Elgin player who had tested positive for COVID-19. Those 12 players […]

Westwood High School reschedules football games

COLUMBIA — Westwood High school will reschedule two varsity and two junior varsity football games against Dreher High School and Irmo High School On Monday, October 5, 2020, 12 student athletes were placed on quarantine for 14 days after the school was notified that an athlete from the opposing team at the October 3 football […]

Redhawks look ahead

BLYTHEWOOD – The deeply anticipated football opener for Westwood High School turned out to be not very memorable for the Redhawks. In fact, A.C. Flora’s 44-6 drubbing of the Redhawks Friday night at District Stadium will not likely be remembered. “I told them when I got them into the locker room to go to bed, […]

Blythewood QB, WR helps lead East in Metro Bowl win

WEST COLUMBIA – The East offense had a distinctive Blythewood touch in the East-West Metro Bowl Friday night at Brookland-Cayce stadium. Bengals quarterback Josh Strickland saw significant time under center, while his favorite target on the night of East’s 19-17 victory over the West was none other than teammate David Patten. “It was really fun […]

Redhawks come up short in 4th

CENTRAL – It as a battle to the end. One yard. That is all that prevented Westwood football from advancing to the next round of the South Carolina High School League 4A state playoffs. On their own thirty yard line and down by five with just under six minutes left in the fourth, Westwood chipped […]