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 […]

Griffins Devour Shamrocks

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central came to the table hungry Friday night and Eau Claire provided the homecoming meat as the Griffins feasted on the Shamrocks 58-6 at E.K. McLendon Stadium. “It was a good win. I feel for those kids (Eau Claire). It’s got to be tough going to work every day and losing and […]

Griffins Explode into Region Play, Blast Caps

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins blasted their way into region play Friday night with a merciless slaying of the Columbia Capitals, 50-0, at E.K. McLendon Stadium. While the Griffins offense wasn’t at its sharpest, particularly in the first quarter, they still hung more than 300 yards on the Caps, while the defense put forth […]

Griffins Plaster Braves

WINNSBORO – For the third time in a little more than a calendar year, the Fairfield Central Griffins disposed of the Cheraw Braves, this time 41-6 at E.K. McLendon Stadium Friday night. With Friday’s results, the Griffins have outscored the Braves 110-22 in their last three meetings, with Fairfield Central thumping the Braves 42-6 in […]

Griffins Batter Union County

UNION – For the second time in three weeks, the Fairfield Central Griffins avenged a 2012 loss, this time belting the Union County Yellow Jackets 35-11 at Union County Stadium. The Griffins exploded for 20 unanswered points in the third quarter, fueled by a defense that killed three consecutive Yellow Jacket drives with interceptions by […]

Griffins Humble Cyclones

WINNSBORO – The Chester Cyclones entered the 2013 season riding a wave of hype and high expectations, returning nearly their entire force from last year’s Class 3A Region III championship team. The hype and expectations appeared to trouble Fairfield Central not in the least Friday night, as the Griffins smoked their archrivals 50-26 at E.K. […]

Griffins Pound Panthers

WINNSBORO – What a difference a year makes. On Aug. 31 2012, the Griffins had the kind of miserable performance that haunts the dreams of a head coach, turning the ball over five times at Abbeville en route to a 30-7 beat-down. Friday night, the Griffins returned the favor, punishing the Panthers 42-6 at home. […]

Griffins Hold of Late Westwood Rally

BLYTHEWOOD – The Redhawks of Westwood High School had some high expectations coming into their 2013 season opener, hosting the Fairfield Central Griffins, the defending Class 2A upper state champs. But in spite of jumping out to an early 7-0 lead on the Griffins, the Redhawks could not find the combination to crack the Fairfield […]

Griffins Edge Blazers in Jamboree

LUGOFF – The Fairfield Central Griffins got their final tune-up for the 2013 season Friday night against Ridge View in the Lugoff-Elgin Jamboree. While the Griffins got away with a 7-3 win over the Class 4A Blazers, head coach Demetrius Davis said his team still has plenty of work to do before this Friday’s opener […]

Griffins Take Talents to the Hardcourt

Girls’ Preview The Lady Griffins of Fairfield Central are coming off a resurgent 2011-2012 season, a season that saw the Lady Griffins finish in second place in the region in their last year at the 3A level and sent them into the state playoffs after a long postseason drought. Although Fairfield Central was bounced in […]

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