Griffins compete at Ridge View

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central’s track and field team competed in the Blazer Twilight Invitational at Ridge View High School on March 29. Competing with 29 public, private and charter schools of all sizes, the Griffin boys finished in sixth place and the girls finished in 14th. Griffin Boys Jayden Boyd was a bright spot for […]

Jayden Boyd sets new FC records in season opener

HOPKINS – Fairfield Central Track and Field opened their 2024 season at the Diamond Hornets Invitational in Hopkins on Saturday. The Griffin boys took a sixth place finish among 30 schools competing. Jayden Boyd led the Griffin boys with two first place finishes on the day, both of which set new school records. Boyd was […]

Griffins, Eagles ink collegiate plans

WINNSBORO – Five Fairfield County senior athletes, four from Fairfield CEntral and one from Richard Winn,  officially signed their collegiate commitments during National Signing Day on Wednesday: Blake Gambrell, Kristian Golden, Sharmelle Holmes, Jalen Swilley and Drew Spires (RWA). Blake Gambrell will play baseball at Columbia International University. Gambrell plays shortstop, catcher and pitcher for […]

Local athletes compete at Nationals

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Local track and field competitors from Blythewood High School, Westwood High School and Fairfield Central High School competed at the New Balance National Outdoor meet June 15-18.  Brianna Rodriguez and Sharmelle Holmes competed with Dreamchaserz at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet. Rodriguez finished fifth in 400m hurdles with a season-best 1:01.54 […]

Sharmelle Holmes is flying

Griffin Standout Claims 4 State Titles COLUMBIA – “On my goodness, look at lane four! Holmes is flying… it’s Holmes! Holmes takes it!” Fairfield Central standout Sharmelle Holmes competed in four events in the South Carolina High School League’s 2A State track meet last Friday, and she claimed the title in all of them. In […]

Griffins wrap region; ready for qualifiers

KEENAN – Fairfield Central’s Track and Field teams competed in the Region 4 Meet last week. Neither team finished in first, but four Griffins pulled top finishes. Holmes highlighted the girls’ team with first place finishes in the 100m dash (11.89), 200m dash (24.43) and long jump (17-7.5). Holmes also finished third in 100m hurdles […]

Griffin track and field competes at Ridge View Invitational

COLUMBIA – Just under a week after setting a new personal and school record in the 100m dash, Tydarion Grier broke it.  Grier upped the record with a new time of 10.76 to take fifth place in the 100m dash at Ridge View’s Twilight Invitational on March 31. Grier’s run wasn’t Fairfield’s only highlight of […]

Griffins set new school records

BLYTHEWOOD – Following Hank White’s March 18 school best time of 4:39.79 in the 1600m run at the Sumter Gamecock Invitational, three more Griffin track and field runners have broken school records during the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic at Westwood High School on March 24. The Griffins competed with 24 area high school at the […]

FC competes at Lower Richland Invitational

HOPKINS – Fairfield Central headed to Lower Richland for the Diamond Hornets Invitation to compete against runners from 33 schools in their first official outing of the season. Tydarion Grier had the top finish for Fairfield on the day with a third place finish in the 100 meter dash. He clocked a time of 10.92. […]

New Bling

WINNSBORO – At halftime of Friday’s boys basketball game against Chester, Fairfield Central presented Sharmelle Holmes with her Track and Field 3A 100m State Championship Ring. Holmes, then a sophomore, took gold in the 100m dash with a time of 11.81 last May. She also took silver in long jump in the 2022 State Championship […]

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