Griffins hold off Wildcats for Round 1 win

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central breezed past Ninety Six in the first round of the SCHSL 2A State Playoffs last Friday with a 28-7 final. Fairfield’s offense tallied 412 all-purpose yards on the night, 272 of those through the air. Senior Jai Boyd had 98 yards on 3 receptions, include one for a touchdown. JaShaun Manning […]

Griffin boys, girls XC top field in final home meet

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central Cross Country hosted CA Johnson, Columbia, Eau Claire, Gray Collegiate, Keenan, Lewisville, Lower Richland and Midlands STEM last Wednesday in their final home meet of the regular season. Both Griffin teams clinched first place. The boys’ team had five of their runners place in the top 10. Hank White broke the […]

Griffin VB, tennis honor seniors

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s volleyball and tennis teams honored seniors at their final home matches last week. Pictured above, seniors Zendora Jeter (8) and Jhalyn Cumbee (6) were honored following the team’s home match against Keenan. Keenan took the match 3-0 with 25-22, 25-8 and 25-21 wins. Below, senior tennis players Jacia and Ty’Kelia were […]

Fairfield Central dominates Capitals

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central rebounded from their loss to Gray Collegiate Academy with a 60-12 stunning of Columbia last Friday. The region win upgrades Fairfield Central to 5-3 on the season, putting them in second in Region 4-AA. The Griffins host Eau Claire this Friday for their Homecoming game. Eau Claire comes to Winnsboro with […]

Gray Collegiate tops Fairfield Central

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central gave Gray Collegiate a cause for concern in the second quarter of their game Friday night, but the War Eagles defense played well enough to overcome the offensive miscues. The Griffins scored 14 points on a blocked punt and after a muffed kickoff, but Gray never gave up the lead and […]

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 […]

Gray bests Griffins

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central dropped a home volleyball game to Gray Collegiate Academy on Monday. Gray took the first set 25-12, then the second 25-7 and the third 25-9 to clinch the win. The Griffins will face off with the War Eagles again tonight in West Columbia. They’ll face region foe Columbia next week with […]

Griffins fall to Bruins in defensive bout

LANCASTER – For the second straight week, an old football maxim held true for the 3-1 Lancaster Bruins. Defense wins games, and it did for Lancaster High School in a 14-7 win over Fairfield Central High School at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 9. A week ago in a 45-38 win over Rock Hill, a […]

Griffins open 2022 seasons

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central opened their tennis, volleyball and cross country seasons earlier this week. Griffin girls’ tennis and volleyball teams traveled to Chester on Wednesday for 5 p.m. matches. The cross-country team hit the ground in Chapin on Wednesday. Scores were not available at press time. Volleyball hosts Richland Northeast tonight (Aug. 25) at […]

Griffins drop one to Gray, top Chapin in preseason bouts

CHAPIN – After rain ended the final two matchups at the Aun & McKay Classic in Chapin on Friday, Fairfield Central hit the field Saturday morning for two quarters of play, one against Chapin High School and Gray Collegiate each. After falling to Gray Collegiate 14-6 in the first quarter, the Griffins topped Chapin 12-0 […]