Griffins gear up for season finale

CHESTER – Coming off of their first region win last week against Camden, the Griffins looked to start a streak. Chester, however, had different plans when the two teams clashed on Tuesday. Fairfield fell behind early as the Cyclones held a 17-12 lead after one quarter of play. The Griffins churned out 20 points and […]

Griffin boys pick up region win over Camden

WINNSBORO – After a long season of winless region games, the Fairfield Central boys put a notch in the win column Tuesday when they hosted Camden High School. In the first meeting of the season, Camden bested Fairfield Central 72-50. This time, the Griffins put the Bulldogs to bed with a 52-47 final. Though they […]

Lady G’s stretch win streak; boys still look for region win

WINNSBORO – In less than two weeks, Fairfield Central’s girls basketball team has turned on the jets to put away three region opponents for a 4-0 win streak.  Now third in region standings, the Lady G’s will have a chance to move up the ladder as they face No. 1 Keenan on Friday and second-ranked […]

Griffins split wins with Copperheads

WINNSBORO – When the Catawba Ridge Copperheads rolled into Winnsboro last Friday to face off with Fairfield Central, both schools were hungry for region wins. Having fallen to Camden (55-25) and Keenan (70-40) in their first taste of region action, the Lady Griffins were prepared for redemption and found it in the form of a […]

Griffin teams hunt for first region win

WINNSBORO – A tough Keenan squad rolled into Winnsboro last Friday night for Fairfield Central’s first region matchup of the season. The Raider offense was too much for the Griffins to contain as they pulled away with a 70-40 win to put Fairfield at 0-1 in region play. Junior Jamaria Sampson led the Griffins with […]

Griffins go 2-1 in Holiday Tourney

CAMDEN – After a tight 44-32 loss to Darlington in the day one of tournament action, Fairfield Central girls bounced back with wins over Lakewood (55-33) and South Aiken (38-27) to finish the Camden Holiday Tournament with a 2-1 record. Sophomore Deasia Feaster finished the tournament with 32 points, leading the Griffins with 17 against […]

Griffins battle in Roundball Classic

WEST COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central boys basketball team went 1-2 in the American Division of the 16-team Cayce Roundball Classic last week. The Griffins lost to 65-40 to A.C. Flora Thursday and 50-45 to C.A. Johnson Friday, but won 72-62 over Bamberg Ehrhardt Saturday. The Griffins will return to regular-season action on Jan. 10 against […]

Blythewood QB, WR helps lead East in Metro Bowl win

WEST COLUMBIA – The East offense had a distinctive Blythewood touch in the East-West Metro Bowl Friday night at Brookland-Cayce stadium. Bengals quarterback Josh Strickland saw significant time under center, while his favorite target on the night of East’s 19-17 victory over the West was none other than teammate David Patten. “It was really fun […]

Griffins battle against Redhawks

WINNSBORO – Though their 1-8 record might not reflect it, Fairfield Central’s boys basketball team has been battling. Half of their eight losses have been by margins of ten points or less, one including an overtime loss to White Knoll last Wednesday. Fairfield faced an undefeated Westwood team on Monday. In their first meeting of […]

Griffins start season with W

GREAT FALLS – For the first time in five seasons, Fairfield Central boys’ basketball opened its regular season in the win column. The Griffins faced off with Great Falls High School last Wednesday in their season opener and came away with a tight 56-50 win. They turned around to host Newberry High School at home […]