Griffins’ 4th quarter surge falls short

WINNSBORO – In true Fairfield-Chester tradition, the Cyclones and Griffins battled to the end. Despite a tight game, Fairfield came up short 32-34 in Winnsboro. Tied at 14 at the end of the first quarter, Chester held a one-point edge at halftime. As the clock ticked towards halftime, Chester went up 21-14. With only four […]

Griffins pull off second-half comeback win

KERSHAW – For the first time since 2017, Fairfield Central sits at 2-0. After a home opener blowout against Carvers Bay in Week 0, the Griffins took to Kershaw to face Andrew Jackson in their second non-region bout of the season. Down 13-21 at halftime, Fairfield Central’s defense stifled the Andrew Jackson offense in the […]

Griffins blow out Carvers Bay in opener

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central opened their 2022 football season in style – it was a blowout. A 62-14 blowout. The Griffins, a Class AA school, far outmatched the Class A Carvers Bay team Region out of Hemingway. Freshman quarterback Cameron McMillon threw for 315 yards and 5 touchdowns, with 18 completions in 23 attempts. Fairfield […]

Griffins drop one to Gray, top Chapin in preseason bouts

CHAPIN – After rain ended the final two matchups at the Aun & McKay Classic in Chapin on Friday, Fairfield Central hit the field Saturday morning for two quarters of play, one against Chapin High School and Gray Collegiate each. After falling to Gray Collegiate 14-6 in the first quarter, the Griffins topped Chapin 12-0 […]

Summer of Champs

HOPKINS – Fairfield Central topped the class at Lower Richland’s second annual Diamond Hornet 7-on-7 Shootout on Thursday, June 30. Fairfield Central is set to open their 2022 football season at home against Carvers Bay on August 19.

Griffins Ink College Plans

WINNSBORO – Three Fairfield Central student-athletes signed their letters of intent on Wednesday, March 2. Pictured at left, Stephon Gadsden, quarterback for the Griffins, made his plans to play football at South Carolina State University official. According to stats on Maxpreps, Gadsden averaged 99 passing yards per game and 65.2 rushing yards per game in […]

Golden Hurricanes storm Fairfield

PIEDMONT – Fairfield Central fell 45-13 at Wren in the first round of the 3A upper state playoffs Friday night. With the Griffins down 10-0 on a Lucas Reid field goal and a 50-yard touchdown run from Malachi Hill, Stephon Gadsden connected with Trent Boyd for a 7-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. The […]

Griffin standout returns for Homecoming

WINNSBORO – A former Griffin standout, Orlando Ruff, who went on to play in the National Football League, showed up at the Fairfield Central High School homecoming game Friday night. To the delight of many old friends and NFL fans, Ruff spent time visiting and posing for photos before, during and after the game.  A […]

Griffin Royalty

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central High School crowned Homecoming King Trenton Boyd and Queen Amaria Jones, pictured center with Principal Tracie Swilley, at halftime of last Friday’s homecoming game. Also pictured are Freshman Princess Catori Peay and Prince Steven Gadsden; Sophomore Princess Kindal Bagley and Prince Alvin Wilson, III; Junior Princess Chanelle Woodard and Prince Kensley […]

Griffins crush Mid-Carolina

WINNSBORO – After being shut out for two straight Region 4-3A football games, Fairfield Central poured it on against Mid-Carolina Friday night in a 60-6 victory. Among other scores, Trent Boyd had a 68-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Stephon Gadsden, and Gadsden found Tyderian Grier on a swing pass that Grier converted to an 83-yard […]