Griffins’ Coach Craig dies suddenly

WINNSBORO – “We worked together for 19 years,” former Griffin head football coach Reggie Kennedy said of his longtime assistant coach and friend Kelly Craig. “On the field it was business. I was his boss and he worked for me. Off the field, we were like brothers. And sometimes I was like his daddy.” Kennedy […]

Griffins miss out on senior seasons

Though we are unable to provide a story, The Voice honors Fairfield Central senior softball and soccer athletes. Names and photos were compiled from sources outside of the school district. The Voice reached out to Fairfield Central coaches, administrators and the district office for interviews and photos but received no response.

Griffin baseball fielded experience

After a two-game elimination from the AAA State Playoffs in 2019, the Griffins returned the bulk of their squad to the diamond in 2020. With a senior-heavy roster, Fairfield Central looked to top their 12-9 finish last season. Fairfield faced region foe Catawba Ridge in their season opener on March 10 and fell in a […]

Griffins’ season of promise cut short

Fairfield Central Track and Field hit the ground running at the opening of their 2020 season – literally. In a week’s time, the Griffins competed in three meets, and the prospects looked good. They opened the season at the Diamond Hornets Invitational on March 7 and then competed at Keenan on March 11 and Westwood […]

Griffins compete in Redhawk Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Out of six schools participating, Fairfield Central’s track teams both pulled solid third place finishes at Westwood High School’s Redhawk Invitational last Saturday. The Griffin girls’ solo first place finish was at the arm of Alyssa Boyd, who placed first in shot put at 27-6.5 Boyd also finished third in discus at 65-7. […]

Griffins take down Great Falls

GREAT FALLS – Down by two runs in the top of the third inning, Fairfield Central got themselves in gear for a comeback. A one-run third inning was the beginning of the Griffin revival. They plated two runs in the fourth, six in the fifth and four in the sixth to end the game early […]

Redhawks defeat FC in season opener

WINNSBORO – Fairfield softball opened their season at home on Monday against Westwood High School. Tied at two after an inning of play, the Redhawks added three to take a 5-2 lead in the second. Hot Westwood bats in the third as they added 11 runs to the scoreboard, eventually taking the game 19-2 in […]

Griffins fall to Catawba

WINNSBORO – After a last week’s rain extinguished Fairfield Central baseball’s Preseason Invitational Tournament, the Griffins faced Catawba Ridge in their season opener on Tuesday. Held scoreless in the top of the first, Jacob McManus took the mound in the bottom of the frame. McManus faced five batters in the first, walking one and allowing […]

Griffins hit the ground running

HOPKINS – Fairfield Central’s Track and Field season is officially underway after last Saturday’s Diamond Hornets Invitational. Competing with schools of all sizes, Fairfield Central’s girls finished 12th of 19 teams and the boys finished 13th of 17 teams. Krishayla Boyd, Ashanti Meyers, Trenell Boyd and Margo Benbow were bright spots in the girls meet. […]

Griffins finish seasons

WOODRUFF – The Fairfield Central basketball teams’ seasons have wrapped up following their last regular season game last Friday and a first round playoff appearance by the Lady Griffins on Monday. Fairfield’s girls earned a three-seed in the SCHSL Class AAA state playoffs and were pitted against second-seeded Woodruff High School. The two teams battled […]