Westwood falls to Irmo in season-ender

IRMO – Westwood head coach Matt Quinn knew exactly what went wrong in the Redhawks’ lopsided 36-14 loss at Irmo, which ended the team’s season. “We ran out of gas,” Quinn said. “We have not been in a weight room, and we have not been able to work out with our kids since March. [The […]

COVID case forces cancellation of Dreher-Westwood game

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team’s home game against Dreher Friday—along with senior night ceremonies—was cancelled the night due to a COVID-19 protocol. While senior night festivities played out at Richland 2 District Stadium Wednesday, the game will not be made up. The Dreher game was originally scheduled for early in October, but when Westwood […]

Westwood back in region play after quarantine

COLUMBIA- After the already shortened season was been put on hold for 14 days due to a COVID-19 quarantine period, the Westwood football team hit the gridiron for the first time in two weeks and delivered a resounding 52-6 victory over Region 4-4A rival Richland Northeast Friday. Rashad McCain threw for 137 yards and three […]

WHS postpones games after 14 players told to quarantine

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood football team will not play tomorrow night—or next week. The Redhawks have rescheduled Friday night’s home game against Dreher and next Friday’s game at Irmo. In last Friday’s 34-17 victory at Lugoff-Elgin, 12 varsity players came into contact with a Lugoff-Elgin player who had tested positive for COVID-19. Those 12 players […]

Westwood competes at Pelion

LANCASTER – Westwood Redhawks competed at Pelion last Wednesday. The boys made a 9th place finish overall of 21 teams. Will Tyndall led the Redhawks in 28th place with a 18:30 finish, followed by Joe Eberlin at 18:40 and Aidan Keck at 19:01. Bryce Strickland and Caden Henderson also finished under 20 minutes. Katelyn Williams […]

Westwood defeats Dreher, Irmo

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood volleyball has hit a 2-0 win streak after wins over Dreher High School last Thursday and Irmo High School Tuesday. The Redhawks took Dreher 3-0 with a tight 25-22 win in the first set, but blowout wins in the second and third. Westwood put down the Blue Devils 25-13 and 25-14 to […]

Redhawks take down Ridge View, Irmo

BLYTHEWOOD – After defeating Ridge View 6-0 last week, the Redhawks fell 0-6 to AC Flora on Wednesday in a make-up match from earlier this season. Westwood bounced back on Tuesday to take down Irmo 4-2. Picking up singles wins were Kyndall Ragins (6-0, 6-0), Meera Rogers (6-4, 6-0), Sara Haeflinger (6-4, 6-7(7-3), 10-4) and […]

Westwood High School reschedules football games

COLUMBIA — Westwood High school will reschedule two varsity and two junior varsity football games against Dreher High School and Irmo High School On Monday, October 5, 2020, 12 student athletes were placed on quarantine for 14 days after the school was notified that an athlete from the opposing team at the October 3 football […]

Redhawks look ahead

BLYTHEWOOD – The deeply anticipated football opener for Westwood High School turned out to be not very memorable for the Redhawks. In fact, A.C. Flora’s 44-6 drubbing of the Redhawks Friday night at District Stadium will not likely be remembered. “I told them when I got them into the locker room to go to bed, […]

Redhawks compete in Speedway Five K

COLUMBIA – Westwood competed in the Speedway Five K, hosted by AC Flora, on Saturday. Katelyn Williams continued to top Westwood girl runners, finishing in third place with a 25:36.28 time. Faith Tobias finished seventh at 27:27.28, Leayzia Shiver at 28:31.51. Annalisa Athanas and Kennedy Washington both finished under 29 minutes. The Redhawk boys finished […]