Redhawks fall to Flora

COLUMBIA—Westwood and A.C. Flora’s Region 4-4A football opener went pretty much as expected Friday night, with the defending 4A state champion Falcons easing past the Redhawks 34-14 at Memorial Stadium. “That’s a really good football team,” Westwood head coach Matt Quinn said of the Falcons. “Flora is the favorite to repeat, in my opinion, but […]

York rallies in fourth to defeat Westwood

BLYTHEWOOD – Playing at home for the first time in a year, Westwood led York 8-6 at halftime, but the Cougars rallied for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a 19-8 victory over the Redhawks in a non-region game at Westwood. Julian Milligan put the Redhawks on the scoreboard with a 6-yard touchdown run, […]

Redhawks claim first win of the season

AIKEN – The ever travelling Westwood football team has yet to play a home game this fall, but the Redhawks finally captured their first win of a COVID-strained season. Julian Milligan rushed for 204 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries, while Camren Brown rushed for a score and threw two touchdown passes as Westwood […]

Griffins hold off Redhawks in final seconds

WINNSBORO – From Noah Jennings’ 80-yard touchdown return on the opening kickoff to Camron Brown’s pass that fell incomplete in the shadow of the goal posts in the final four seconds, the Westwood football team kept coming at Fairfield Central Friday night. The Redhawks, who went two weeks without games and had just one practice […]

Westwood opens season at Ridge View

COLUMBIA – A crowd stampede early in the second half that reacted to a fight marred the opening of Ridge View’s new stadium behind the school and delayed the season opening game between the Blazers and Westwood Friday night. When play resumed, Ridge View went on to defeat the Redhawks 40-20 in a game that […]

Westwood faces Gray in preseason battle

Westwood football fell to Gray Collegiate Academy last Friday in the Aun & McKay Football Classic. Gray topped the Redhawks 28 to 6. Westwood’s Jeremiah Jennings (8), pictured above, was named Defensive MVP of the game.  Westwood opens their season Friday at Ridge View. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

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 […]