Blythewood

Blythewood’s Andrew Beckwith, Coastal top App State Friday

CONWAY (CCU) – Andrew Beckwith improved to 8-1 for the season – 8-0 in Sun Belt games – but it was a two-run home run by his battery mate, Kyle Skeels, that proved to be the difference as #24 Coastal Carolina defeated Appalachian State 4-2 Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium. With the win, Coastal improves to 36-18-1 overall, 21-7-1…

Rebuilt Blythewood Goes for First State Title Friday

Zeke Washington has done a phenomenal job at Blythewood  High School. When he first took over the Bengals in 2012, Blythewood had just one winning season, but now BHS is playing for its first state title. On Friday night, the Bengals face Dorman at CLA in the 5-A state championship game. Washington gives credit to the administration and players. Categories:…

Blythewood Hires New Head Football Coach

BLYTHEWOOD — The Richland District Two School Board voted Tuesday to approve Brian Smith as the new head football coach at Blythewood High School. Smith, a business teacher, will take over the reigns of the Bengal football program immediately. Smith’s hiring came after a lengthy search process. Smith comes to Blythewood after spending the last four seasons as head football…

Seven Bengals Sign Scholarship Offers On National Signing Day

BLYTHEWOOD  —  Blythewood High School recognized eight football players who announced their plans to continue their careers on the collegiate level on National Signing Day.  Five of the seven student-athletes are defensive players.  Their families, coaches, and school officials joined the players as they signed their letters of intent. Kenny Benton, son of Robert and Melissa Benton, announced his plans…

Columbia Couple Brings World into Focus for Thousands

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (WOLO) – A husband and wife optometry team based in Blythewood are putting their skills and goodwill to use, bringing eye care to thousands who would otherwise go without. The couple, who owns Advanced Family Eye Care in Blythewood and Camden, have been volunteering overseas for nine years now, but last year, they decided to take things a…

Four Bengals Announce College Plans

BLYTHEWOOD  (Blythewood HS) —  Blythewood High School held its first scholarship signing ceremony of the school year on Wednesday to honor four student-athletes who have announced their plans to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level.  The student athletes represented baseball, basketball, track and field, and volleyball. Sharnae Alston, daughter of David and Kim Alston, announced her intention to continue…