Redhawks beat Newberry, fall to Gilbert and Spring Valley

GILBERT – The Westwood baseball team snapped a 7-game losing streak with a 9-7 victory over Newberry Saturday afternoon in the Sandlapper Classic playing out at Gilbert High School. The Redhawks built a 6-0 lead before the Bulldogs got a run across in the bottom of the fourth. Westwood made it 9-1 with a 3-run […]

Lugoff-Elgin shuts out Redhawks

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball bats were once alive and making contact earlier in the season. Lately they’ve been swinging their way back to the dugout. Lugoff Elgin was the latest team to confound the Redhawks offense. Three Demons pitchers struck out a combined 14 Westwood batters, and the Redhawks stranded eight baserunners—four in scoring […]

WHS soccer suffers first region losses

COLUMBIA – The Redhawks dropped a lopsided contest at A.C. Flora last Tuesday, which was played with only one official.  This unusual and questionably illegal circumstance actually robbed the Redhawks of their greatest defensive strength, but was a good learning experience for the team as they continue to build the program.  On Thursday night, the […]

WHS softball drops 3rd straight

BLYTHEWOOD  -The Westwood softball team lost its third straight game Tuesday night, a 12-2 loss to Lugoff-Elgin in five innings. The Demons put five runs on the board in the top of the first inning. The Redhawks got two runs back in the bottom of that inning, but Lugoff-Elgin added a run in the third […]

Redhawk baseball falls to Flora

COLUMBIA – The Westwood baseball team fell 2-1 to A.C. Flora Tuesday night. The Redhawks gave up a run in the first inning and another in the third. They still gave themselves a chance to win in the bottom of the seventh. Liam Ginnery led off that inning with a single and scored the team’s […]

Westwood softball tops Falcons 4-3

COLUMBIA – The Westwood softball team notched its first Region 4-4A victory Tuesday with a 4-3 win at A.C. Flora. The Falcons got on the scoreboard first with a run in the bottom of the first, but the Redhawks got a run in the second and scored three runs on no hits in the fourth […]

Redhawks defeat White Knoll, fall to Mid-Carolina

BLYTHEWOOD – Not only did Westwood soccer pick up a win over White Knoll last Thursday, a goal by senior Kaylee Damsen made school history. Damsen scored Westwood’s first ever female goal on a boys team, and she did it within the first 15 seconds of the game. Westwood put in two more goals in […]

Redhawks stifle White Knoll rally to win 4-3

BLYTHEWOOD – Though White Knoll rallied to close the game in the sixth inning last Thursday against Westwood, the Redhawks held to pull out a 4-3 win. John Janco picked up the win on the mound. He pitched a complete game, allowing three runs on five hits. He struck walked four and struck out six […]

Redhawk softball moves to 6-1

ROCK HILL – The Westwood softball team improved to 6-1 Monday, outlasting Rock Hill 11-7. The Redhawks got two runs in the first, four in the second, one in the third, and four more runs in the sixth to outpace the Bearcats. Rock Hill put up two runs each in the second, third, and fourth […]

Back On [The] Track

HOPKINS – Westwood, Blythewood and Fairfield Central’s track and field teams hit the ground running in Lower Richland’s annual Diamond Hornet Invitational last Saturday. The Bengal girls’ team finished first place of 31 teams. The Blythewood boys’ team finished in fifth and Westwood boys finished sixth out of 35 teams. Westwood will host the Redhawk […]