Redhawks end season with loss to Bluffton

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team kept up with Bluffton to a point, but in the end the Bobcats pulled away for a 49-20 win over the Redhawks in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. Westwood, the seventh seed in the 4A lower state bracket, finishes the season 3-8, its first under new […]

Westwood’s Jennings gets Shrine Bowl nod

BLYTHEWOOD – Senior and four-year starter Noah Jennings was selected to play on the South Carolina team in the 2022 North-South Shrine Bowl. The rosters for the game, to be played for the first time in two years because of COVID, were released Sunday. Jennings has 33 catches for 606 yards and eight touchdowns through […]

WHS falls to White Knoll in home matchup

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team took another hard loss Friday night, this time to Red Bank’s White Knoll. Landon Sharpe completed 12 of 15 passes for 251 yards and four touchdowns as the Timberwolves handed the Redhawks a 56-20 defeat at District Two Stadium. Dylan O’Neal threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns to […]

Blythewood defeats Westwood in four sets

BLYTHEWOOD – Last week’s battle for the axe wasn’t the only rivalry game that Blythewood won. Bengal volleyball picked up the first win of rivalry week over Westwood on Wednesday at home. Blythewood took the first set 25-18, but Westwood tied the game at 1 with a 25-22 second set win. Blythewood finished the match […]

Redhawks finish strong in season opener

CAMDEN – Westwood’s boys and girls cross country teams each pulled third place finishes to open their seasons at the Battle of Camden on Saturday. Seasoned Redhawk runners Emma Ashley and William Tyndall each pulled first places finishes overall. Emma, a sophomore, topped all female runners in the nine-team meet with a time of 19:17.50. […]

Spring Valley bests Redhawks

COLUMBIA – Senior athlete Noah Jennings returned a fumble for a touchdown and Dylon O’Neal and Sanah Ferguson rushed for two scores, but it was not enough to stop Spring Valley from rushing past Westwood at Harry Parone Stadium Friday night. Spring Valley’s Evan Javis rushed for two touchdowns, Aden Jones rushed for a TD […]

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 […]

Summer Work

HOPKINS – Westwood and Blythewood competed in Lower Richland’s second annual Diamond Hornet 7-on-7 Shootout on Thursday, June 30. Westwood is set to open their 2022 football season at Spring Valley on August 19. Blythewood will play at Ridge View on Aug. 19.

Smith returns to Westwood

BLYTHEWOOD – Former Westwood Redhawk and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer Vyncint Smith stopped by The Castle last week to speak with Westwood’s football team. Smith graduated from Westwood in 2014. In his senior season, he hauled in 31 receptions for 503 yards and four touchdowns. He also competed with the track team, helping lead the […]

BHS, WHS students graduated with millions in college scholarship offers

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood and Westwood High School seniors graduated on Wednesday. Macy Collins was named Blythewood High School Valedictorian and Caroline Nutter was named Salutatorian. Christina Stokes was named Valedictorian for Westwood High School and Thamia Davis and Jordan Love were named Co-Salutatorians. The top 10 BHS academic graduates at Blythewood are: Collins and Nutters, […]