Griffins Ink Collegiate Plans

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central held one final signing ceremony of the school year, a unique one in which academics, athletics and arts were all highlighted. Pictured with Athletic Director Terrell Roach and Fairfield Central Principal Tracie Swilley are signees Tyree Timbers, left, and Curtis (CJ) Sampson. Timbers signed his commitment to continue his band and […]

Griffin baseball, softball end playoff runs

WINNSBORO – After dropping a one-run 1st round game to Liberty in the SCHSL 2A state tourney, Fairfield (11-10) fell to Fox Creek 7-1 on Thursday, ending their playoff run. Leading 2-1 in the top of the fifth with two outs, Fox Creek plated five runs in the frame to extend their lead 7-1. Graeme […]

Griffins fall to Liberty in 1st round of playoffs

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s baseball and softball teams hosted Liberty High School on Tuesday in the first round of the SCHSL 2A State Playoffs. The Griffin teams entered as #2 seeds in their district bracket, but both dropped games to Liberty. Fairfield baseball took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Liberty put […]

Griffins win big over Keenan

COLUMBIA – Despite allowing three runs in the fifth inning, Fairfield Central defeated Keenan 15-5 on Friday. In the first inning, the Griffins got their offense started when Nygel Woodard singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run. Fairfield put up six runs in the third inning. Nygel Woodard, Blake Gambrell, Kaden Diggs and Tyon […]

Griffins blast Keenan

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s baseball team returned from Spring Break with a big region win over Keenan on Tuesday. The Griffins downed the Raiders 11-1 in just five innings. Kaden Diggs got the start on the mound for Fairfeld and seated the first three batters in the Keenan lineup. Curtis Sampson was hit by a […]

RW clips Griffins 5-2

WINNSBORO – It seems to always be exciting when the Eagles and Griffins cross town to face each other, and Tuesday’s 1 p.m. game was no different. After seating the Eagles on double play and a strikeout in the top of the first, Fairfield Central took an early lead. With Eagle sophomore Charlie Bonds on […]

Fairfield Central handles Eau Claire

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central blistered Eau Claire in a double-header on Tuesday. The Griffins won the first game 18-2 in two innings and followed with a 19-0 win, also in two innings. Joseph Gonzalez picked the first two-inning game. He faced 12 batters, struck out one, walked one, allowed three hits and two runs. Curtis […]

Griffins beat York Prep with walk-off homer

WINNSBORO – It could have been the 19-0 mercy run game against Columbia last Tuesday that lightened the Griffins’ load, or maybe they just got into a season rhythm – either way, Fairfield Central pulled off a 7-6 walk-off win over York Prep in Winnsboro last Wednesday. The Griffins had fallen to York Prep 8-5 […]

Fairfield beats Ridge View, falls to Lancaster, Gray Collegiate

WINNSBORO – After opening the season with a 15-0 loss to 4A Lancaster (6-1) on March 8, Fairfield Central chalked up their first win of the regular season with a 5-3 take down of 4A Ridge View on March 10. With both teams scoreless after two innings of play, the Griffins took a 1-0 lead […]

On the diamond

LANCASTER – In their second season under head coach and former Griffin standout Larry Perry, Fairfield Central opened their season at Lancaster on Wednesday, but scores were not available at press time. They dropped a close 8-7 scrimmage against Richland Northeast last week.

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