Holmes, Mosley take first and second at State

HOPKINS – In the 3A state meet at Lower Richland High School Saturday, Fairfield Central’s Sharmelle Holmes (pictured above) had a day. Holmes took gold in the 100 dash (11.81), silver in the 200 dash (24.73), and silver in the long jump (16-08.50). Griffin standout Joshua Mosley took second place in the 3200 meter run […]

Griffin standouts head to state meet

HOPKINS – Though Fairfield Central’s track and field teams didn’t qualify to participate in the 3A state meet, the program will be represented by four individual athletes and the boys’ 4×800 relay team. Sharmelle Holmes will compete in three events – the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash and long jump. Tamerra English will […]

Holmes shows big at Elite meet; Griffins head to post-season

SUMMERVILLE – Sharmelle Holmes again grabbed a spot on the podium in multiple events at the SC Coaches Classic Elite meet in Summerville on Saturday. Holmes placed second in the 100 meter dash at 11.94 and third in long jump at 17-10.70. She also finished fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of […]

FC track & field rack up season bests at River Bluff

LEXINGTON – Fairfield Central took to River Bluff on Tuesday for a meet against Brookland Cayce, Eau Claire and River Bluff. The Griffins had a handful of first place, season best and top 5 finishes on the day. For the girls, Sharmelle Holmes finished first in the 200m dash with a season best 25.59 and […]

Back On [The] Track

HOPKINS – Westwood, Blythewood and Fairfield Central’s track and field teams hit the ground running in Lower Richland’s annual Diamond Hornet Invitational last Saturday. The Bengal girls’ team finished first place of 31 teams. The Blythewood boys’ team finished in fifth and Westwood boys finished sixth out of 35 teams. Westwood will host the Redhawk […]

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 […]

Fairfield Central competes at State

HOPKINS – Last Friday’s Track and Field championships may not have been the finish that the Griffins’ wanted, but it was a good one nonetheless. Sharmelle Holmes, Tamerra English and Joshua Mosley represented Fairfield Central in their respective events last Friday at the SC High School League AAA State Championships. Holmes took home second place […]

Fairfield track and field to compete in five events at State

SENECA – Fairfield Central Track and Field took to Seneca on Saturday for the Upper State Championships.  Three Griffins and the 4×100 relay team finished in the top four, qualifying them to compete for state titles May 21-22. Sharmelle Holmes was the Griffins’ highest finisher on the day, pulling second place in both the 100m […]

Griffin girls finish 2nd in region

COLUMBIA – At the Region 4-3A meet, the Griffin girls team finished in second place behind Mid-Carolina, while the Griffin Boys placed last, but junior Joshua Mosley continued to dominate in the distance events, pulling first place finishes in the 800m run (2:11.12), the 1600m run (5:01.97) and the 3200m run (10:42.20). Other top-five finishes […]

Griffins head towards post-season

PELION – Fairfield Central snagged a handful of first place finishes against Abbeville, Camden, Palmetto Athletic Club, Pelion and Swansea last Wednesday at Pelion High School. Sharmelle Holmes dominated the girls 100, 200 and 400 meter dash finals, pulling first place finishes in all three events. Holmes had a time of 12.45 in the 100 […]