Second-Half Slump Costs Lady Griffins

WINNSBORO – Saturday was truly a game of two halves as the Fairfield Central girls’ basketball team (1-1) dropped its first game of the season 40-29 to the Lady Cavaliers of Richland Northeast. The Lady Griffins jumped out to a 9-3 lead at the end of the first quarter and held a 21-17 advantage at […]

Griffins Top RNE

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s boys’ basketball team (2-0) used four straight free throws in the final 30 seconds to fend off Richland Northeast last Saturday night to stay undefeated in this year’s young basketball season. After the game Fairfield Central head coach Devin Liferidge was pleased with his team’s resiliency. “It was ugly but I’ll […]

Bengals Mop Up Bearcats

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Bengals’ basketball team (5-2) completed a season sweep of the Rock Hill Bearcats Tuesday night with a stellar 68-45 performance. Blythewood defeated Rock Hill in Rock Hill on Dec. 2 by a score of 51-31. Despite the previous victory over the Bearcats, Blythewood head coach Zeke Washington was still cautious going […]

State Champs: Lady Eagles Bring Home Hardware

In a game in which they never trailed, the Richard Winn Academy Lady Eagles varsity basketball squad wrapped up their 2012-2013 season by bringing home the SCISA Class 2A state title Saturday with a 46-31 victory over the Marlboro Academy Lady Dragons at the Civic Center in Sumter. Junior Carson Justice led the Lady Eagles […]

Griffins Plaster Pelion

In a game that was never in doubt, the Fairfield Central Griffins hammered the Pelion Panthers on the road Friday night, 61-39. Keith Workman led the Griffins with 19 points on the night, followed by Compton Walker with 14. The Panthers struggled to find the handle on the ball all night, turning it over to […]

Lady Griffins Wear Down Pelion

While the offense sputtered through three quarters at Pelion High School Friday night, the Fairfield Central defense managed to keep the game within reach, long enough for the offense to find its spark and grind out a 51-39 win over the Lady Panthers. The Lady Griffins trailed throughout the game, and were down 33-30 going […]

Lady Bengals Drop Two Straight

The Lady Bengals basketball squad (13-8, 3-4) is coming off two tough losses heading into Friday’s game at Lugoff-Elgin (8-11, 0-6). Blythewood fell 36-26 at Irmo (11-9, 3-3) Friday night. Defensively the Lady Bengals played well holding Irmo to just 36 percent from the floor. But according to head Steve Inabinet, scoring was the problem […]

Dreher Escapes ‘Hawks

The Westwood Redhawks traveled to Dreher High School Friday night to face the formidable Blue Devils in a rematch. The Blue Devils beat Westwood by seven points in their previous match at home. Friday’s game was much closer in terms of the play, and a little closer by score. The Blue Devils prevailed in the […]

Bengals Smarting from Tough Week

It has been a formidable week for Blythewood boys’ basketball (9-12, 2-5). Friday night, the Bengals had to go on the road to play the state’s top ranked team, Irmo (19-0, 5-0). The Yellow Jackets held a 36-28 lead at halftime and then opened the second half on a 15-0 run and would eventually go […]

Dreher Downs Lady Redhawks

Friday night’s matchup between the Lady Redhawks of Westwood and the Dreher Lady Blue Devils was a one-sided contest, dominated by the aggressive play and scoring of Dreher. Dreher dominated, 51-24, although the Redhawks did show some improvement over the 44-11 drubbing by Dreher a few weeks ago. Before the game, Westwood head coach Christine […]