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 […]

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 reclaims the Axe

BLYTHEWOOD – In the Battle for the Axe at Blythewood’s District 2 Stadium Friday, the only drama came after the final gun, when Blythewood head coach Jason Seidel and his team raised the crosstown rivalry trophy in victory. “We’ve got a great coaching staff and great kids. They’ve been waiting for this for six years […]

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. […]