Unique Drake patrols a higher court in the city that never sleeps

QUEENS, NY – Gone is the bouffant hairdo that Westwood basketball crowds were familiar with as she led the Redhawks deep into the postseason. The St. John’s point guard sports more practical dreads. “My mom has dreads, so I just decided that I might as well get them,” she said. “And with a lot of […]

Colleges court Blythewood ballers

BLYTHEWOOD – Cam Smith is not the only member of Westwood’s athletics departments to catch the interest of collegiate programs. Redhawk hoopers Unique Drake, Maliyah Lockett and Nyah Leveretter are among the latest to receive college offers. Drake has received offers from the University of Massachusetts and South Carolina State and Lockett has drawn interest […]

Redhawk and Bengal ballers named to All-Midlands Team

COLUMBIA – The State recently released their choices for their 2017-18 All-Midlands basketball teams, and both the Blythewood Bengals and Westwood Redhawks were well-represented. Westwood’s Russell Jones Jr. and Unique Drake earned first team honors. Drake average 21.5 points per contest and Jones finished the season at nearly 17 points a game. Robert Braswell earned […]

Drake hits 1,000 milestone

CHARLESTON – Unique Drake, stand-out Westwood point guard, notched a seriously impressive feat at this year’s Carolina Invitational. Drake became the first Redhawk in school history to score 1,000 points on the court via a 28-point performance against Wyoming East on Dec. 28. Even more impressive, Drake is just a junior. She earned a spot […]