Redhawks drop game to Midland Valley

BLYTHEWOOD – Quentin McGill rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown for the Westwood football team Friday night, but the Redhawks could not stop Midland Valley’s Traevon Dunbar. Dunbar rushed for 185 yards and two scores as Westwood fell 37-14 at Westwood. Midland Valley improves to 5-0 and plays host to 0-4 Swansea Friday. The […]

Westwood falls at White Knoll

RED BANK – The Westwood football team traveled to Red Bank Friday night and ran headlong into Landon Sharpe and White Knoll. Sharpe passed for 263 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score as the Timberwolves closed out a 54-7 win over the Redhawks. C.J. Earl had five catches for 130 yards and […]

The Axe stays at Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – The Battle for the Axe Friday night was more of a fight between crosstown rivals Westwood and Blythewood to give the axe to each other. The Bengals’ turnovers and turnovers on downs gave the Redhawks ample opportunities to make a run. Likewise, Westwood’s stalled drives and poor field position always put Blythewood within […]

WHS falls to LR after late surge

HOPKINS – The Westwood football team had played a solid defensive game for about 47 minutes Thursday night at Lower Richland stadium. The Diamond Hornets had fortune go their way in the final minute. Backed up to their own 2-yard line with about a minute to go, Lower Richland went straight to work. The Diamond […]

Redhawks best Spring Valley 27-7 in opener

COLUMBIA – The Westwood football team opened the 2023 season in fine fashion Friday night with new R2 Superintendent Dr. Kim Moore in attendance as the Redhawks dominated Spring Valley 27-7 at Harry Parone Stadium. After a field goal from their first drive, Westwood hit the end zone on a 22-yard touchdown run by Antwan […]

Bengals, Redhawks kick off season

BLYTHEWOOD – The heat of summer is still burning the practice fields, but as of tomorrow those fields will get the look of fall. Blythewood kicks off the 2023 football season Friday night with both high schools opening at home. Blythewood plays host to Ridge View and Westwood takes on Spring Valley. Both games are […]

10 Redhawks ink collegiate commitments

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood High School recently recognized 10 members of the Class of 2023 who are committed to continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The group included athletes from seven different athletic teams on campus. Two members of Westwood’s 4A state championship girls track team signed collegiate commitments. Brianna Rodriguez made her plans […]

Miami Dolphins pick Cam Smith in late second round of NFL Draft

COLUMBIA – University of South Carolina cornerback and former Westwood High School standout Cam Smith had to shake off not being drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night, but by night’s end Friday, he knew where he was going. With the 51st pick in the draft, Miami selected Smith. Upon hearing […]

Redhawks end season with loss to Bluffton

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team kept up with Bluffton to a point, but in the end the Bobcats pulled away for a 49-20 win over the Redhawks in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. Westwood, the seventh seed in the 4A lower state bracket, finishes the season 3-8, its first under new […]

Westwood tops RNE, hosts playoff game

COLUMBIA – The Westwood football team may well have been on the ropes Friday night against Richland Northeast. But the Redhawks refused to go down. Westwood trailed the Cavaliers 19-13 but scored the go-ahead touchdown on Dylon O’Neal’s 20-yard scoring strike to Kashon Harrison with three minutes left. A goal-line stand at the 1-yard line […]

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