Bush named head of WHS Wrestling

BLYTHEWOOD – Former Cardinal Newman head wrestling coach, Brian Bush, has been tapped to replace previous Redhawks head coach, David Strait. Strait, who led the Redhawks to a second place region finish and a playoff berth this season, stepped down earlier this month. Bush comes to Westwood with a strong championship pedigree. Before his coaching […]

Wrestlers shine at Individuals

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood Bengals finished at the 22-spot out of the 36 teams in the 5A State Wrestling Individuals, and Westwood also returned home with a 22nd, but Blythewood’s Brandon Tucker and Westwood’s Brice Harkness stood out. Tucker, after a win over Gaffney’s Dashun Tate, pulled down a third place finish in the 285-pound […]

Bengal and Redhawk wrestlers advance to Finals

ANDERSON – This weekend at the Upper and Lower State Individual Wrestling qualifiers, both Blythewood and Westwood qualified two competitors each for the Individual Championships. Blythewood’s Mason Marshall finished third among 152-pounders, and Brandon Tucker’s fourth place finish at 285 also sends him to the Individual Finals. Redhawk Brice Harkness defeated Chance Pride from Eastside […]

Three Redhawks sign on National Signing Day

BLYTHEWOOD – Three Westwood High School athletic programs were in the spotlight as three senior Redhawks announced their collegiate plans during the National Signing Day ceremony at Westwood. Montre Miller, son of Marion and Sonya Miller, signed to play football at Kent State University, NCAA Division I – FBS. The senior wide receiver is a […]

Redhawks wrestling ends season

COLUMBIA – This season, the Westwood Redhawks’ wrestling program had their strongest season in school history. They earned the 10-spot in the South Carolina Wrestling 4A rankings and earned a number two-seed in the South Carolina High School League 4A State Duals. Unfortunately, the season came to a screeching halt Saturday in the first round […]

WHS wrestling reaching new heights

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s Raekwon Davis clinched the 126-pound Region 4-A Title at this weekend’s Regional Tournament, and in the process became only the second Redhawk in program history to notch 100 career victories. Davis was one of three of Redhawks to bring back the designation of Region Champion. Brice Harkness locked down the top spot […]

Redhawk wrestling wins two in quad match

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood wrestling has made leaps and bounds over the past year, and this past weekend, during the Carolina Invitational, they showed off their improvements. Second-year wrestler Jeremiah Hightower downed his four-seeded competitor in the State to clinch the Carolina Invitational title. Gabriel Smith upset the top seed, and was one match short of […]

Redhawks and Bengals dual at the Castle

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood welcomed 10 high schools over the Christmas break for their third annual Clash at the Castle Tournament. The Redhawks won four duals over the two-day tournament, but Lugoff-Elgin claimed the crown when all was said and done.   The Demons cruised to the championship round, and easily picked apart the Camden Bulldogs, […]