Redhawks make college commitments

BLYTHEWOOD – Three senior Redhawks signed their Letters of Intent last Wednesday on National Signing Day. Anna Graves inked her commitment to play softball at Brevard College in North Carolina. Graves has been on the varsity softball team at Westwood for four years. She has 166 at bats, 44 hits, 41 runs, 12 RBIs, 6 […]

Westwood’s Ticora Gaskin named Gatorade Player of the Year

CHICAGO — In its 38th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, last week Gatorade announced Ticora Gaskin of Westwood High School is the 2022-23 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Track & Field Player of the Year. Gaskin is the second Gatorade South Carolina Girls Track & Field Player of the Year to be […]

Local athletes compete at Nationals

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Local track and field competitors from Blythewood High School, Westwood High School and Fairfield Central High School competed at the New Balance National Outdoor meet June 15-18.  Brianna Rodriguez and Sharmelle Holmes competed with Dreamchaserz at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet. Rodriguez finished fifth in 400m hurdles with a season-best 1:01.54 […]

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 […]

Westwood girls claim school’s first state title, share championship with Ridge View

COLUMBIA – The Westwood and Ridge View girls track and field teams are friendly rivals battling within Region 5-4A during the regular season. On Friday they took their competition to a state level, and it paid off for both teams—70 points apiece, good for a shared state championship. The Westwood girls, which finished runner-up last […]

Setting Records

Westwood standout Ticora Gaskin continues to make leaps in track and field. The two-time 4A State Champion set a new South Carolina record in long jump at the SCHSL 4A State qualifiers. Gaskin now holds the record previously set in 2014 (20-2.25) at the 20-3 mark. She also broke Westwood’s eight-year school record of 19-6.5 […]

WHS, BHS girls teams win Upper State, look to state meet

Blythewood and Westwood girls track and field both claimed Upper State championships over the weekend in their respective classes. Blythewood took the 5A Upper State title with a score of 119; J.L. Mann followed in second at 68. Westwood’s girls took the 4A Upper State title with a 92.5 score; Ridge View finished second at […]

Redhawk, Bengal track stars shine at Twilight Invitational

COLUMBIA – Brianna Rodriguez, the UCF commit and 4A defending champion in four events, set a new PR in 100m hurdles at Ridge View’s Blazer Twilight Invitational on March 31. Rodriguez took first place in 100m hurdles with a time of 14.07. She also claimed first in 400m hurdles at 1:02.40. Westwood’s only other top […]

BHS, WHS teams compete in Clash of Carolinas

WAXHAW, NC – Blythewood and Westwood’s track and field teams compete din the Clash of the Carolina’s on March 18 in Waxhaw, NC. Over 90 schools and track clubs competed in the meet. Blythewood’s Chase Johnson brought home the only first place finish on the day for either Blythewood school. He topped the podium in […]

Westwood’s Rodriguez named Gatorade Player of the Year

COLUMBIA – For the first time in school history, Westwood High School is home to a Gatorade Player of the Year. Gatorade has announced Brianna Rodriguez is the 2021-22 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Track & Field Player of the Year. Rodriguez, a 5-foot-8 junior, won four events at the Class 4-A state meet this past […]

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