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 […]

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 […]

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