Class 2A Powers Square Off

Fairfield Central at Newberry WINNSBORO – Friday night two of the top 2A teams in the state will vie for the early lead in Region III-AA. The Griffins of Fairfield Central (5-1, 2-0) will travel to Newberry to take on the Bulldogs (5-1, 2-0). Newberry is coming off a 30-22 win over Keenan last week, […]

Griffins Set Capitals Ablaze

COLUMBIA – The Fairfield Central Griffins (5-1, 2-0) kept the good times rolling Friday night when they ran through the Capitals of Columbia (0-6, 0-2), 51-8. Still winless, Columbia’s only score came in the fourth quarter when the defense recovered a bad snap by Fairfield and took it to the house. The fumble recovery broke […]

Griffins Smash ‘Rocks

  WINNSBORO − Not only did the Fairfield Central Griffins (4-1, 1-0) earn their first region win Friday night, but for the first time under head coach Demetrius Davis they eclipsed the 70-point mark, throttling Eau Claire 72-0. On a night when it seemed nothing could go right for the Shamrocks, the Griffins improved their […]

Griffins Take Down Charging Knights

  WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins beat back a third-quarter Crestwood charge Friday night, outdueling the Knights 38-21 at E.K. McLendon Stadium. The Griffins had amassed a 28-6 lead going into the half, but the Knights, propelled by top-rated running back Ty’Son Williams, used a short field after a partially blocked Stanley McManus punt […]

Dillon Dominates in Title Clash

    COLUMBIA – Friday night’s much anticipated contest between the Fairfield Central Griffins and the Dillon Wildcats turned out to be no contest at all as the ‘Cats cashed in their second Class 2A/Division 1 title in as many years, pounding the Griffins 41-3 under the lights of Benedict College’s C.W. Johnson Stadium. Dillon’s […]

Clash of the 2A Titans

Battle for Crown Jewels Features 2012 Rematch COLUMBIA – You’ve seen them before. Four times, to be exact. They’re big, they’re fast, they’re strong. And last year, they won it all. Yes, it’s those guys again: The Dillon High School Wildcats. In 1995, the Griffins’ last year at the 4A/Division 2 level, Fairfield Central toppled […]

Griffins Batter Braves, Move to Title Tilt

  CHERAW – The Fairfield Central Griffins punched their ticket to the final chapter of the 2013 football season Friday night, jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the first two minutes of play against the Cheraw Braves and never looking back. The Griffin defense stifled the run-heavy Braves and was good enough to make […]

Griffins Face Familiar Foe in Semifinal

WINNSBORO – It is difficult to imagine topping Friday night’s dramatic finish that gave the Fairfield Central Griffins a 28-27 victory over the Newberry Bulldogs in round three of the Class 2A-D1 state playoffs, but believe it or not the Griffins indeed have one more hurdle to clear before packing their gear for Benedict College […]

Griffins Survive Late Bulldog Rally

  WINNSBORO – It was a long climb back into the hunt for Newberry Friday night in third round Class 2A playoff action at E.K. McLendon Stadium, but the Bulldogs were determined to take the Fairfield Central Griffins to the wire. Down 28-7 midway through the third quarter, the Dogs shutout the potent Griffin offense […]

Griffins in for a Dogfight in Round 3

WINNSBORO – When the Newberry Bulldogs last came into Fairfield County, they gave the Griffins a genuine dogfight, as the two high school football titans stood toe to toe for four quarters, exchanging blows like heavyweights, vying for the Upper State title and a shot at the championship a week later. Four quarters was not […]

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