Griffins continue championship push

WINNSBORO – Fairfield needed to knock off Newberry (10-1) to keep their hopes of a 3A State tittle alive, and it went down to the wire like the first time these two faced off back in week 5. This time the Griffins came out on top in a 14-7 defensive clinic. “Anytime your defense is […]

Griffins Plow Through Pups

Fairfield Central-33, Newberry-8 NEWBERRY – The highly anticipated showdown between two of the state’s most widely regarded 2A powers, both jockeying for the Region III pole position, devolved into a classic beat-down Friday night as Fairfield Central dismantled the Newberry High School Bulldogs 33-8 on the Bulldogs’ home turf. The Griffin defense squashed the Newberry […]

Class 2A Powers Square Off

Fairfield Central at Newberry WINNSBORO – Friday night two of the top 2A teams in the state will vie for the early lead in Region III-AA. The Griffins of Fairfield Central (5-1, 2-0) will travel to Newberry to take on the Bulldogs (5-1, 2-0). Newberry is coming off a 30-22 win over Keenan last week, […]

Griffins Set Capitals Ablaze

COLUMBIA – The Fairfield Central Griffins (5-1, 2-0) kept the good times rolling Friday night when they ran through the Capitals of Columbia (0-6, 0-2), 51-8. Still winless, Columbia’s only score came in the fourth quarter when the defense recovered a bad snap by Fairfield and took it to the house. The fumble recovery broke […]

Griffins Smash ‘Rocks

  WINNSBORO − Not only did the Fairfield Central Griffins (4-1, 1-0) earn their first region win Friday night, but for the first time under head coach Demetrius Davis they eclipsed the 70-point mark, throttling Eau Claire 72-0. On a night when it seemed nothing could go right for the Shamrocks, the Griffins improved their […]

Griffins Pummel Ponies

  BISHOPVILLE –The Fairfield Central Griffins, outclassing Lee Central in every aspect of the game, trampled the Stallions Friday night, rolling their second road shutout of the season, 41-0. The Griffins breached the goal line nearly every time they touched the ball in the first half of the rout, with only their final possession before […]

Griffins Take Down Charging Knights

  WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Central Griffins beat back a third-quarter Crestwood charge Friday night, outdueling the Knights 38-21 at E.K. McLendon Stadium. The Griffins had amassed a 28-6 lead going into the half, but the Knights, propelled by top-rated running back Ty’Son Williams, used a short field after a partially blocked Stanley McManus punt […]

Griffins Blank Cyclones

  CHESTER – After coming up on the short end of the double overtime stick last week, the Fairfield Central Griffins hurled a shutout against their arch-rivals, steamrolling the Cyclones at Chester Friday night 29-0. In an eerie flashback to last week’s 29-28 2OT loss at Brookland-Cayce, Friday night’s scoreboard also lit up for the […]

B-C Sinks Griffins in Double OT Thriller

  CAYCE – Forty-eight minutes was not enough for the Bearcats of Brookland-Cayce to christen their new stadium with a win in the suffocating heat Friday night against a Fairfield Central squad feeling their way around for the first time behind sophomore quarterback Stanley McManus. One overtime would also not quite do the trick, as […]

Griffins Blank Keenan in Ugly Region Showdown

WINNSBORO – In a game that was made painfully long by an officiating crew that turned a debacle into a farce, Fairfield Central slammed the door on the second best team in 2A Region III, bouncing the Keenan Raiders 38-0 at E.K. McLendon Stadium Friday night. While the Griffins amassed 331 yards with their punishing […]

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