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 […]

COVID case forces Griffins to adjust schedule

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central football team’s 3-0 run in Region 4-3A got put on hold because of a positive COVID-19 test from a player on the team. The Griffins, whose only loss came in a 25-18 non-region defeat to York, were set to play Mid Carolina (0-1 region, 0-2 overall) in its region finale […]

York takes down Griffins

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins (2-1) suffered a heartbreaking loss in the final seconds of the game on Friday night as the York High School Cougars scored from one yard out with eight seconds left in the game as they won the contest 25-18. The Cougars improved to 2-1 on the season. The Griffins […]

Griffins move to 2-0

HOPKINS – Senior running back Will Barber rushed for a 116 yards and two touchdowns as the visiting Fairfield Central Griffins defeated Lower Richland High School by a 28-18 score on Oct. 2. The Griffins improved to 2-0 with the victory while Lower Richland dropped to 0-2 in 2020. Fairfield rushed for 148 yards as […]

Griffins off to 1-0 start

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins finally got to kick off their 2020 football season on Friday evening. The Griffins got the season started with a victory over the Keenan High School Raiders by a score of 33-12 improving to 1-0 this season. The Griffins scored all 33 points in the first half of the […]

Griffins honor seniors

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central High School honored its Fall senior athletes at their first home football game last Friday. Pictured are band members, above, volleyball players, cheerleaders and football players Names of the seniors were not made available to The Voice by Fairfield Central.

Griffins’ Coach Craig dies suddenly

WINNSBORO – “We worked together for 19 years,” former Griffin head football coach Reggie Kennedy said of his longtime assistant coach and friend Kelly Craig. “On the field it was business. I was his boss and he worked for me. Off the field, we were like brothers. And sometimes I was like his daddy.” Kennedy […]

Blythewood QB, WR helps lead East in Metro Bowl win

WEST COLUMBIA – The East offense had a distinctive Blythewood touch in the East-West Metro Bowl Friday night at Brookland-Cayce stadium. Bengals quarterback Josh Strickland saw significant time under center, while his favorite target on the night of East’s 19-17 victory over the West was none other than teammate David Patten. “It was really fun […]

Fairfield battles to the end

UNION – The Union County Yellow Jackets defeated the Fairfield Central Griffins in the opening round of the Class 3A State Playoffs by a score of 21-12. The loss brings the Griffins’ season to a close with a 4-7 overall record in 2019, a two game improvement from the 2018 season. The Griffins trailed the […]

Warriors hold off Griffins

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins fell to the Indian Land Warriors on Friday evening by a score of 28-14. The Griffins move to 4-6 overall this season and 2-2 in the region, seating them as a number four seed in the Class 3A State Playoffs. Indian Land was forced to punt on its opening […]