Redhawks gear up for season

FORT MILL – Westwood saw solid pre-season action last week against Piedmont High School and Strom Thurmond High School in the Millton Classic at Fort Mill High School. Both games had close final scores. The Redhawks topped Piedmont in Monday’s tournament with a 49-46 final. Arden Conyers led Westwood scorers with 25 points. Zion Brown […]

Redhawks snag pre-season hardware

BLYTHEWOOD – With 13 returning players to their 2022 team, Westwood girls appear to be overflowing with talent and experience. And if their pre-season is any indication of what’s to come, we might as well buckle up… it looks like their foot is on the gas. Westwood opened pre-season action in Hartsville at the Hoopin […]

Arden Conyers signs with Gamecocks

BLYTHEWOOD – The University of South Carolina men’s basketball team is getting another home-grown basketball standout come fall 2023. Westwood guard/small forward Arden Conyers, listed on the winter 2022 roster as 6 feet, 7 inches and 195 pounds, signed to play for the Gamecocks last week, on the first day of the fall signing period. […]

Jessica Woods signs with Campbell

BLYTHEWOOD – “Welcome to The Creek,” Campbell University womens basketball tweeted with a photo of newly signed Westwood standout Jessica Woods. Woods signed with Campbell, located in Buies Creek, NC, at Westwood’s Nov. 9 ceremony. A 5-9 guard, Woods averaged 19.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists last season in leading her team to a […]

WHS, BHS XC runners compete at State

BLYTHEWOOD – Though Westwood’s girls cross country team did not qualify to run in the SCHSL 4A State meet, Emma Ashley and Rebecca Ashley qualified to compete individually, and they did not disappoint. Sophomore Emma Ashley finished in 5th place out of 116 runners, just under a minute behind first place finisher Caroline Lyerly of […]

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 […]

Irmo’s 2nd half surge squashes Westwood

IRMO – The first half of football action at W.C. Hawkins Stadium was a game of field position. The second was a continual question of how fast Irmo could capitalize on Westwood mistakes. Coming out of halftime holding a 7-0 lead on the Redhawks, A.J. Brand threw three touchdown passes to lead the Yellow Jackets […]

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 […]

New Royalty in The Woods

BLYTHEWOOD – In anticipation of Hurricane Ian last week, Blythewood and Westwood moved their Homecoming football games to Sept. 29. Both schools crowned new Homecoming royalty on Thursday. Pictured above left, Blythewood King Jaylin Ricks and Queen Nydia Blutcher were crowned during the school’s Homecoming pep rally. At right, Westwood crowned King Kaprice Rowan and […]

Redhawk VB wins 4th in a row

COLUMBIA – Westwood picked up their fourth win in a row with a 3-0 sweep of Richland Northeast on Tuesday. The Redhawks easily took set one of the region match with a 25-3 final. They took set two 25-17 and then finished the match with a 25-9 set three win. The win came on the […]