Griffin runners finish strong at state meet

CAMDEN – Try as it might, rainy weather couldn’t stop the Fairfield Central Cross Country team from running in the South Carolina High School League 3A State meet on Tuesday. The meet, originally slated for Saturday, was rescheduled because of rainy conditions. Fairfield Central boys team finished in seventh place, a big jump from last […]

Griffins head to State

GREENWOOD – Fairfield Central Cross Country has one run left, and it’s a big one. Per the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) rules, the top 20 finishing teams at the Upper State Qualifiers will advance to the State meet, and both Griffin boys and girls teams pulled a top-20 finish in Greenwood last Saturday. […]

Griffins look to qualifiers

CAMDEN – Seconds separated Fairfield Central’s boys cross country team from a first place finish at the Region 4-AAA championship on Oct. 29. The Griffin boys finished with an average time of 17:52, just under Indian Land’s top finish of 17:35. Senior Sammie Robinson was the first Griffin finisher, coming in fourth overall of 35 […]

Griffin Cross Country continues to dominate

CAMDEN – As Fairfield Central Cross Country’s regular season comes to a close, the Griffins are picking up speed. Fairfield Central competed in a 12-team meet in Camden on Tuesday, and the Griffin boys came away with another first place win. Senior Malik Beaver finished in fourth place out of 81 runners, first for the […]

Griffins compete in Coaches Classic

CAMDEN – Fairfield Cross Country competed in the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Oct. 12. The boys team finished with an average time of 18:57. Malik Coleman finished first for the Griffins with a time of 18:35.56. Sammie Robinson followed at 18.38.85 and Malik Beaver at 18:42.04. Also finishing in under 20 minutes were Joshua […]

Griffins take off

CHARLOTTE – Fairfield Central competed in the Wendy’s Invitational Oct. 5. The Griffin boys finished 19th place of 25 teams with an average 18:26 time. Sammie Robinson crossed the finish line first for the Griffins, 66th place overall at 17:57.30. Malik Beaver followed closely for a 72nd place finished at 18:08.00. Joshua Mosley finished at […]

Griffins chart the course

LANCASTER – Last week was a busy one for Fairfield Central Cross Country. After a weekend showing in the Lake Murray Invitational, the Griffins took to Lancaster on Tuesday for a 5-team meet with Hawthorn Christian, Indian Land, Lancaster and Lewisville. The boys team finished second with a 19:19.20 average time. Of the 57 runners, […]

Griffins set the pace

CHAPIN – The Malik duo topped Fairfield runners again over the weekend at the Mike Moore Lake Murray Invitational. The Griffin boys placed 22nd out of 32 teams, but Malik Beaver and Malik Coleman placed 85th and 86th respectively of the 265 runners, with times of 17:19.49 and 17:19.75. Sammie Robinson followed in 100th place […]

Griffins XC tops runners

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central Cross Country was back in action in the Shamrock Invitational at Columbia International University last Saturday against Bamberg-Ehrhardt, Batesburg-Leesville, Cardinal Newman, Columbia, Eau Claire, Heathwood Hall, Irmo and Northside Christian.  The Griffin boys had another big showing with all runners finishing in the top 21. Malik Beaver finished first for the […]

Griffins place 2nd at Battle of Camden

CAMDEN – Fairfield Central Cross Country had a strong showing in last Saturday’s Battle of Camden Invitational. Malik Coleman led Griffin runners and finished in fourth with a time of 18:25:91, just under a minute shy of first place. Senior Sammie Robinson, sophomore Joshua Mosley and senior Malik Beaver finished in ninth, tenth and eleventh […]