Thursday, May 23, 2013
Barker, a pitcher, will play for the Fighting Koalas.
Spring Valley High School student Morgan Barker has signed to play softball at Columbia College, Richland School District Two officials announced Thursday. Pictured Top L to R: Dr. Baron Davis, Principal of Spring Valley High School; Dale Barker, Father; Maureen McKelvey, Spring Valley High School Softball Coach; Tim Hunter, Spring Valley High School Athletic Director; James Morrison, Columbia College Head Softball Coach. Bottom L to R: Campbell Barker, Brother; Morgan Barker; Nan Barker, Mother.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Bengals lost 4-0 to Lexington.
Lexington defeated Blythewood in the final game of the State Championship series on Friday. See video highlights attached to this story or read the full game coverage here.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Bengals take Game Two, 7-2.
Update: Blythewood remained alive Wednesday night, downing Lexington 7-2 at home to force a third and deciding game in the AAAA state baseball championship series. The Wildcats and Bengals will face off Friday at Carolina Stadium at 7 for the state title. After taking an early 2-1 lead over Blythewood, Lexington was unable to get anything going on offense and the Bengals bats came alive. Original story: The Blythewood High Bengals will play the Lexington Wildcats in game two of the Class 4A series for the state baseball title Wednesday night. The Wildcats beat the Bengals, 5-2, in the first game of the best-of-three series. This is the first state championship appearance for the Bengals (26-6) and the 12th for the Wildcats (27-4). The …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The game starts at 7 p.m.
Blythewood High School baseball team will host the Lexington Wildcats in game two of the Class 4A state championship series Wednesday night. The Wildcats beat the Bengals, 5-2, in the first game of the best-of-three series. This is the first state championship appearance for the Bengals (26-6) and the 12th for the Wildcats. The game starts at 7 p.m. Patch will have a live blog of tonight's game posted here. Check back later for the final score.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Monday's game is the first in a best-of-three series.
Update, 10 p.m.: The Lexington Wildcats defeated the Blythewood Bengals 5-2 in the first game of the Class 4A baseball state championship series. The Bengals (26-6) will host the Wildcats on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For a full recap of the game, click here. Stay with Patch for more updates throughout the championship. Original post follows: The Blythewood Bengals baseball team will travel to Lexington for the 4A best-of-three state championship series starting at 7 p.m. tonight. The last time the two teams met, Lexington beat Blythewood 12-9. Blythewood pitchers have not allowed a run over the last 22 innings, according to a press release. This is the first state championship appearance for the Bengals and the 12th for the Wildcats. Patch …
Lexington hosts the first game of the AAAA state championship.
The Blythewood Bengals and Lexington Wildcats will play for the state championship tonight at 7 p.m. at Lexington. Patch will be in the stands for full coverage. The game will be live streamed HERE. On April 15, the last matchup between the two teams, Lexington won over Blythewood, 12-9. However, Blythewood pitchers have not allowed a run over the last 22 innings, according to a press release. This is the first state championship appearance for Blythewood and the 12th for Lexington.
Congrats to the boys 4x800-meter relay team!
The Spring Valley High School boys 4x800-meter relay team broke the state record with a time 7 minutes, 45 seconds. The previous record was held by Lexington with a time of 7 minutes, 48 seconds. Read more HERE. For more Northeast Columbia news, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or sign up for the free newsletter.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Bengals topped Wade Hampton, 6-0.
The Blythewood Bengals are headed to their first state championship after beating Wade Hampton 6-0 in the semifinals Friday night, according to their Twitter account. Blythewood will take on Lexington High School for the 4A championship on Monday. Read coverage of earlier games HERE or upload photos from the game to this gallery.
The Vikings put up a good fight but fell in the end.
The boys tennis season came to an end for the Spring Valley Vikings when they fell to the Dorman Cavaliers, 4-2 on Thursday. Dorman will move on to play South Aiken in the state championship on Saturday. See more Patch sports coverage HERE, and don't forget you can upload your own scores, stats and photos to our announcements page and Pics and Clips Gallery.
The game is set for tonight at 5 p.m. at the Blythewood stadium. Be sure to upload your photos of the game to this gallery. We'll also have a live blog running at 5 p.m. for full coverage of the game.
With the season winding down, the Blythewood Bengals are getting ready to take on the Wade Hampton Generals tonight at 5:30 for the state semifinal playoffs. The two played Wednesday with the Bengals topping the Generals, 10-0. The day before, the game was postponed due to heavy rains. On Thursday, Wade Hampton beat Dorman. Also according to the Bengals Twitter feed, this is the first time an Upper State championship game has been held in Blythewood. Uploading is simple: Go to the photo gallery, hit the upload button and add your photos. We'd love to see the great shots you got from the game. Patch is also running a live blog of the game beginning at 5 p.m.