Redhawks soar to 2-1

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood got in some good legwork in a 38-6 defeat of Lower Richland Friday night. Westwood head coach Matt Quinn said he was glad to see the rushing yards pile up and the defense shut out the Diamond Hornets in the first half at the Redhawks District 2 Stadium. But early in the […]

R2 acknowledges WHS threat

BLYTHEWOOD – A Westwood High School student has been charged with multiple crimes after bringing weapons on campus Tuesday, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department reported. The 15-year-old student was overheard by another student threatening to “shoot up the school.” He later brought the weapons to the school, the sheriff department’s news release said. The student […]

The Axe returns to Westwood

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood offense couldn’t catch a break Friday night, until Nick Gilliam got sprung in the third quarter. Gilliam broke free on a 43-yard touchdown run after six futile Redhawks possessions. His score boosted the Redhawks to a 14-7 victory over crosstown rival Blythewood in the Battle of the Woods series. We made […]

Battle on The Castle Court

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood took top honors in last Thursday’s tri-match at Westwood. The Bengals took down Dutch Fork 2-1 in the first match. Westwood fell to the Silver Foxes 2-1. In the finale match, Blythewood defeated Westwood 25-23 and 25-19. The Bengals took down North August 3-0 on Tuesday and will host Orangeburg-Wilkinson for a […]

Westwood falls to Demons

LUGOFF – Westwood volleyball traveled to Lugoff-Elgin for their season opener on Tuesday and came home with a 3-1 loss. The Redhawks will host Dutch Fork High School and cross-town rival Blythewood High School tonight for their home opener. Blythewood and Dutch Fork are slated to play at 5 p.m., followed by Dutch Fork and […]

Westwood Tennis

LUGOFF – Westwood Girls Tennis took down Lugoff-Elgin in their season opener on Tuesday. The Redhawks left Lugoff with a 4-2 win over the Demons. They will play host to Lugoff-Elgin in their home opener on Sept. 10 at 5 p.m.

Lugoff-Elgin clips Redhawks

LUGOFF – A stormy evening forced a late season-opening game in Lugoff for Westwood High School. Matt Quinn’s Redhawks faced a Lugoff-Elgin team hungry for a win, their first since the 2017 season. The Demons managed to rout Westwood for a late-night 12-8 win. After a long weather delay from opening kickoff, Lugoff-Elgin took an […]

Westwood Cross Country has big start

CAMDEN – Westwood Cross Country had a strong showing in last Saturday’s Battle of Camden Invitational. The boys snagged a fourth-place finish out of 14 teams while the girls team finished eighth of the ten teams. Seventh grader Emma Ashley topped the 71 female runners in her first meet of the season with a time […]

Chamber hosts coaches’ forecast

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School Athletic Director Barry Mizzell opened the annual Blythewood Chamber of Commerce coaches’ assessment of the upcoming football season with the news that BHS will announce its first athletic hall of fame class later this week. “We’ve got five members going in, and we’re gonna recognize those folks on Nov. 1, […]

Chamber Scholarship

BLYTHEWOOD – Greater Blythewood Chamber Interim Director Phil Frye, left, and board member Deborah McCutchan, right, presented Westwood High School graduate Abigail Daniel-Perez a $1,000 scholarship during Tuesday’s monthly Chamber meeting. Abigail, the first in her family to graduate from high school, will be attending the University of South Carolina.