Griffin standout returns for Homecoming

WINNSBORO – A former Griffin standout, Orlando Ruff, who went on to play in the National Football League, showed up at the Fairfield Central High School homecoming game Friday night. To the delight of many old friends and NFL fans, Ruff spent time visiting and posing for photos before, during and after the game.  A […]

Whitaker featured by SCEA

WINNSBORO – Crystal Whitaker, a history teacher at Fairfield Central High School and member of the Fairfield County Education Association, was recently featured in the South Carolina Education Association’s publication, SCEA Voice. Whitaker, the publication stated, has made extra efforts throughout the school year to reach out to her students and ensure their wellbeing. “Weekly […]

Cover Girl

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central High School alum Jamara Green (’19), now a student at the University of South Carolina, was the subject of a painting that was used on the cover of the Spring 2021 Garnet & Black magazine. The cover won first place in the Magazine Cover category in the Associated Collegiate Press 2021 […]

Griffin Royalty

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central High School crowned Homecoming King Trenton Boyd and Queen Amaria Jones, pictured center with Principal Tracie Swilley, at halftime of last Friday’s homecoming game. Also pictured are Freshman Princess Catori Peay and Prince Steven Gadsden; Sophomore Princess Kindal Bagley and Prince Alvin Wilson, III; Junior Princess Chanelle Woodard and Prince Kensley […]

Griffins crush Mid-Carolina

WINNSBORO – After being shut out for two straight Region 4-3A football games, Fairfield Central poured it on against Mid-Carolina Friday night in a 60-6 victory. Among other scores, Trent Boyd had a 68-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Stephon Gadsden, and Gadsden found Tyderian Grier on a swing pass that Grier converted to an 83-yard […]

Gadsden named WLTX Player of the Week

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central senior quarterback Stephon Gadsden was named WLTX Player of the Week for Oct. 13. Gadsden  averages 108 passing yards per game this season and has totaled 367 rushing yards in the first 7 games of this season. Gadsden is pictured above with principal Tracie Swilley and Superintendent Dr. J.R. Green.

Griffins Honor Seniors

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central honored its volleyball seniors, Melody Belton, Niyla Chappell, Nevaeh Sease, Kaela Gaines, Sarah Pullen Victoria Pete, and De’Asia Feaster on Monday. The Griffins defated region-foe Lancaster to highlight senior night. Fairfield is set to face Mid-Carolina tonight.

FCHS, RWA and MSI runners pick up steam

FAIRFIELD CENTRAL – The Griffin boys pulled a third place finish on Oct. 6 at Lugoff Elgin High School. Joshua Mosley finished first of 69 runners with a time of 17:49.51. Hank Whit e(18:37.16) finished in 10th place and  Nygel Woodard (18:42.79) finished in 13th. Sidney Wilson placed 27th with a time of 20:43.89 and […]

Diamond Hornets blank Griffins

WINNSBORO – There was little drama at E.K. McLendon Stadium Friday night. Lower Richland simply traveled to Fairfield Central’s home field and blanked the Griffins 28-0. “Hat’s off to them,” Fairfield Central head coach Demetrius Davis said about Lower Richland. “They came in here and beat us up pretty good.” The Diamond Hornets (2-0 Region […]

Griffins, Eagles run in Chester

CHESTER – Fairfield Central High School and Richard Winn Academy crossed the county line into Chester last Tuesday for a cross country meet at Chester High School. The Griffin boys finished in second place of the 7 teams competing. With only three boys competing, Richard Winn’s times did not qualify for a team score. Griffin […]