Branham claims 1st at SCISA state meet

COLUMBIA – For the second year in a row, Richard Winn runner Hayden Branham took first place at the SCISA Class A Cross Country State Championship meet. Branham, a seventh grader, finished the Heathwood Hall course at 20:25.94, over two minutes faster than the second place finisher from Cross Schools. Branham led the young Eagle […]

Eagle runners finish 2nd in region

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn’s girls cross country team claimed second place in the region last weekend on their home course, and the boys’ team finished third. Our Lady of the Rosary claimed first place with 21 points. The Eagles finished the day with 52 points, and Oconee Christian came in third with 63. Hayden Branham […]

Branham, Griffins run in Coaches Classic

NEWBERRY – Fairfield Central’s Hank White and Richard Winn Academy’s Hayden Branham continue to get faster. Branham broke the 20 minute mark for the first time in the Eagle girls’ cross country program history last week when Richard Winn hosted their first home meet of the season. Branham’s 19:59.40 time was not only the fastest […]

Eagles host home XC meet

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn hosted nine area and region schools for their first home meet of the season on Tuesday, including Midlands STEM Institute. Richard Winn seventh-grader Hayden Branham led the way with a first place finish out of the 40 runners competing. Branham’s 19:59.40 is her fastest time of the season and her career- […]

Griffins, Eagles run in Chester

CHESTER – Neither Richard Winn nor Fairfield Central’s cross country team claimed wins last Tuesday at Chester High School’s meet, but both schools had runners with top-three finishes. The Griffins and Eagles competed with runners from Chester, Clinton, Emerald, Gaffney, Great Falls, Lewisville, Woodruff and York High Schools as well as Hawthorn Christian Academy, Laurens […]

Eagles cross country gains ground

LANCASTER – Richard Winn’s cross country team competed against Andrew Jackson, Chesterfield, Indian Land, Lancaster and York high schools last Thursday in Lancaster. The Eagle boys’ team finished in fourth place out of the four teams qualifying, but the Richard Winn girls only had four runners, not enough to qualify a team score. Eagle seventh […]

RWA XC runs in Skyhawk Invitational

COLUMBIA – Richard Winn Cross Country hit the ground running last Saturday to open their 2023 season. After finishing the 2022 season as SCISA A Runner Up, the varsity girls took a six-member squad to the meet, the oldest of which is a ninth-grader. Competing at Varsity level, the team is comprised of one freshman, […]

Eagle XC claims 1A State Runner Up

WINNSBORO – For the first time in the program’s short history, Richard Winn’s girls’ cross country team took home hardware at the SCISA 1A State meet. The Eagle finished in second place behind Cross Schools, beating out Thomas Hart Academy, Oconee Christian School and Cambridge Academy. Young Eagle standouts Hayden Branham (6th grade) and Ileanna […]

Griffins, Eagles run in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central cross country hosted Richard Winn Academy, Lewisville High School Columbia High School and Keenan High School for a Tuesday night meet. The Fairfield boys’ team took the top spot, with Griffin runners taking the top three places. Hank White finished first overall at 18:27.63; Rylan Woodard finished second at 19:49.71 and […]

Eagles Compete at SCISA State Meet

COLUMBIA – Though Richard Winn’s Cross Country teams did not have enough runners to participate in the team portion of the SCISA A State meet, seven runners represented the school individually. Finishing first again for the girls and in fifth place overall was ILeanna Derrick, who crossed the finish line with a time of 22:49.66. […]

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