Griffin standout returns for Homecoming

WINNSBORO – A former Griffin standout, Orlando Ruff, who went on to play in the National Football League, showed up at the Fairfield Central High School homecoming game Friday night. To the delight of many old friends and NFL fans, Ruff spent time visiting and posing for photos before, during and after the game.  A […]

Richard Winn Cross Country competes at region

JOHNSTON – Richard Winn’s Cross Country team competed in the Region 1A 1 meet on Oct. 18. Three girls finished in the top four on the day. ILeanna Derrick claimed the All Region Runner of the Year with a first place finish at 24:53.32. Harper Branham finished third at 27:42.67 to claim an All Region […]

Rock Hill edges Bengals 24-20

ROCK HILL – The Blythewood football team took a 14-2 lead before halftime Friday night before Rock Hill scored twice to take a 17-14 lead at intermission and closed out a 24-20 win over the Bengals in Region 5-4A action. Harrison Collins connected with Anthony McCollough for a 10-yard TD pass at the 8:35 mark […]

Bengal Tennis poised for title run

BLYTHEWOOD – Capping an undefeated season with a 4-2 win over Spring Valley on Oct. 14, the Bengals tallied their fourth Region Championship in as many years and earned a top seed in the Class 5A South Carolina High School League State tournament. Blythewood is set to face off with Nation Ford High School, a […]

Eagles stun Newberry 52-0

NEWBERRY – Two Eagle teams from either side of the Broad River met on the Newberry Academy gridiron this past Friday in a region football matchup. Clearly the “East of Broad” Eagles commanded the entire game from start to finish as the Richard Winn team easily notched victory number seven (52-0) to remain undefeated on […]

Redhawks blow past Dreher

COLUMBIA – About the only factor the Westwood football team had to deal with against Dreher Friday night was the exceptional running of Caleb Timmons. Timmons caught a short pass and made it a 70-yard touchdown play, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another TD, and caught a deep pass to set up a third […]

Griffins crush Mid-Carolina

WINNSBORO – After being shut out for two straight Region 4-3A football games, Fairfield Central poured it on against Mid-Carolina Friday night in a 60-6 victory. Among other scores, Trent Boyd had a 68-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Stephon Gadsden, and Gadsden found Tyderian Grier on a swing pass that Grier converted to an 83-yard […]

Griffins Honor Seniors

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central honored its volleyball seniors, Melody Belton, Niyla Chappell, Nevaeh Sease, Kaela Gaines, Sarah Pullen Victoria Pete, and De’Asia Feaster on Monday. The Griffins defated region-foe Lancaster to highlight senior night. Fairfield is set to face Mid-Carolina tonight.

Redhawks swoop Demons

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s homecoming game at Richland District Two Stadium Friday night was more of a breakout. The Redhawks, who had struggled to put an offensive and a defensive game together this season, zoned in on Lugoff-Elgin right from kickoff and kept up the pace in a 40-28 Region 4-4A victory over the Demons. Noah […]

Griffins shut out by Chester in rivalry game

CHESTER – Fairfield Central was shut out on the road in Chester last Friday 31-0, marking the Cyclones’ largest margin of victory in the series and the first shutout of the longtime rival. Fairfield Central went three-and-out on the opening drive of the game, and was flagged for the first of several unsportsmanlike penalties. The […]