Late Field Goal Sinks Redhawks

BLYTHEWOOD (Oct. 18, 2016) – In the last seconds of the game Friday night, the York Cougars scored a distant field goal to nip the Redhawks 10-8 in a region matchup. Although touted as a close game, Westwood head coach Dustin Curtis was wary, coming off a most disappointing loss to Lancaster last week. “We hope […]

Redhawks Take Strength Honors

COLUMBIA – Westwood High School sent 12 athletes to the State Strength Meet in Columbia last week, with Andrew Plante repeating as State Champion in his class while six other Redhawks placed. Placing for the Redhawks were: Mark Mickens (3rd, 150 LB.), Andrew Plante (1st, 205 LB.), Tyrell Gallman (3rd, 140 LB.), Isaiah Johnson (4th, […]

Redhawks Stay Red Hot

  BLYTHEWOOD – Friday night’s contest was the last of the non-region games on the Redhawk schedule, as Westwood hosted the Knights of West Florence High School, a large and tough team. The Knights came out strong, but the Redhawk defense again proved difficult to overcome as the ‘Hawks prevailed 28-7. The weather was kind […]

Lee, Redhawks Overpower Wildcats

  LEXINGTON – The undefeated Westwood Redhawks remained so after beating the Wildcats of Lexington High School 35-7 last Friday night at Lexington. The Redhawks are now 5-0 with the coming week off. The rain had just stopped before the kickoff, but the field was soaking wet and very slippery. Before the kick, Westwood head […]

Redhawks Dispose of Raiders, Stay Unbeaten

  BLYTHEWOOD – The Raiders of Keenan High School and the Redhawks came to the Richland District 2 Stadium undefeated through their first three games of the season. One team, however, was destined to leave with their first loss of the season. Happily for Westwood, it was the Raiders who got on the team bus, […]

‘Hawks Escape Clover Challenge

  CLOVER – After two relatively easy victories over River Bluff and Richland Northeast high schools, Westwood passed their first real athletic test Friday night by beating the Blue Eagles of Clover by a razor thin margin of 17-15. Westwood took the field undefeated so far this season. Clover was winless, but hungry for their […]

Redhawks Hammer RNE

  BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood Redhawks were able to keep their home-field winning streak alive Friday night by clobbering the Cavaliers of Richland Northeast, 38-6. Further, the ‘Hawks showed their opponents that last Friday’s 46-point shutout of River Bluff was no fluke and that the Redhawks are one of the toughest teams around. Last year’s […]

Redhawks Skin Gators

  LEXINGTON – The Westwood Redhawk football team, in its third year and its 4A debut, came onto the field Saturday and showed no mercy. Despite the team’s youth and relatively small school size for a 4A team, they demolished the Gators of River Bluff High School, 46-0. Fortunately for the teams, the prior game […]

‘Hawks Blank L-R, Host First-Round Playoff Battle

COLUMBIA – In a game postponed for 24 hours after Friday’s torrential downpour, the Westwood High School Redhawks wrapped up region play Saturday with a 21-0 shutout of the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets. The win gives head coach Rodney Summers’ program the second-place spot in 3A Region IV with a 4-1 region record (just behind […]

‘Hawks Hold Off Dogs, Jockey for Playoff Position

BLYTHEWOOD – Friday night, the Westwood Redhawks hosted the Bulldogs of Camden High School. Last season’s victory over the Bulldogs was the sole Westwood win last season, a detail not forgotten by the much improved Bulldog football team. At halftime, it looked like the Bulldogs might just pull out a victory to avenge last season’s […]