Lady G’s wrap up season at Lower Richland

HOPKINS – The Lady Griffins wrapped up regular season play last week with back-to-back games against Lower Richland. The Griffins trailed by only five at the end of the first in Monday night’s game in Winnsboro.  The Diamond Hornets’ offense churned out 19 points in the second quarter, holding Fairfield to only eight in the […]

Griffins Achieve

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield community organization Believers and Achievers presented plaques to Abigail Hutson-Smith, left, and Le’Aundre Martin, right, for their journalistic work with the Fairfield County School District’s newspaper, The Fairfield Post. Hutson-Smith and Martin were named Outstanding Journalists of the Semester. 

Griffins Challenge

WINNSBORO – Competing virtually has not stopped Fairfield Central’s Academic Challenge team from excelling. In January, the team defeated Chester 15-7 and Lewisville 15-14. Most recently, the Griffins took a 18-16 victory over Great Falls.

Mighty Griffins

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s Mighty Griffin Battalion JROTC program competed in the JROTC Academic Bowl. The JROTC Academic Bowl tests cadets on their knowledge by using SAT/ACT-type questions in the areas of JROTC curriculum, English, math and science. The Griffins advanced to the Level 2 of the competition, to be held March 4.

Griffin girls remain undefeated in region

WINNSBORO – With only one blemish on their all-but-perfect season record in the form of a two-point heartbreaker to Newberry, the Lady G’s rolled over region foe Mid-Carolina for the second time this season. Hosting the Rebels last Friday, the Griffins (5-1, 4-0) blasted Mid-Carolina to the tune of 45-28. Eighth grader Zanariah Yarborough led […]

Chester overcomes slow start; downs Griffins

CHESTER – To shake off a slow start and pull away from Fairfield Central last Friday, Chester Coach Sebastian Hopkins said his players just needed to move their feet…and their mouths. “We came out sluggish and flat. We weren’t communicating on the floor. Once we started to talk and move our feet, that got us […]

Griffins split wins with Cyclones

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central hosted Chester Tuesday night in their first region meeting of the season. The Griffin girls won handily with a 41-21 final. Fairfield’s boys had their second one-point loss of the season, falling to Chester 41-42. The two schools will meet again in Chester on Friday. Next week, Fairfield will face Lower […]

Miller elected school board chair; Jackson, vice chair

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County School Board of Trustees seated two new members and a returning member and elected officers during their regular Tuesday night meeting. Henry Miller was elected chair. Rev. Carl Jackson, vice chair and Sylvia Harrison, secretary. The oath of office was administered to returning board member Joe Seibles who represents District […]

Griffins Fall to Rebels, Look To Playoffs

PROSPERITY – In a re-scheduled Saturday morning matchup, the Mid-Carolina Rebels got the best of Fairfield Central with a 28-14 final. The Rebels came out of the gates strong and held a 14-8 lead at halftime. The recovery of a dropped snap intended for a Griffin punter in the third quarter put the Rebels on […]

Fairfield’s Mosley, MSI compete at State

COLUMBIA – 2020 was a big year for cross country in Fairfield County. Not only did Richard Winn’s girls team win the program’s first region championship, another up team in the county is rising. Midlands STEM Institute’s (MSI) boys team competed in the 1A South Carolina High School League’s State Championship meet on Nov. 5 […]