Griffin coach to be inducted into USC letterman Hall of Fame

COLUMBIA – Fairfield Central girls’ basketball coach Shaunzinski (Shaun) Gortman is one of eight student-athletes that will be inducted in the University of South Carolina’s Lettermen’s Hall of Fame for the 2023 Class. As a member of Keenan High School’s basketball team, Gortman was awarded All-state and All-Region all four years.  She was also named […]

Griffin seasons end with playoff losses

GREENVILLE – After wrapping up their regular season with a 14-5 (4-4) record, Fairfield Central girls entered the South Carolina High School League’s 3A basketball state playoffs last Thursday with an uphill battle. They faced Daniel High School, seeded higher in the bracket, in the opening round. Daniel finished the regular season as second in […]

Griffins have near miss against Lower Richland

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central honored seven senior basketball players, James Knapper, Kelton Mobley Floyd Peay, Madisen Belton, Melody Belton, De’asia Feaster and Jaterria Russell last Thursday as they hosted a tough Lower Richland opponent. The Griffin girls looked to rebound from a 61-35 loss at Lower Richland on Tuesday, and they came just 12 point […]

FC drops region games at Lower Richland

HOPKINS – The Fairfield Central girls fell to a tough Lower Richland squad 35-61 on Tuesday. Seventh grader Jazzlyn McMillan led the Griffin in scoring with 14 points. Freshman Jordyn Adams had 11 points and freshman Zanariah Yarborough tallied a team-high 6 rebounds and two blocked shots. The loss drops the young griffin team to […]

Griffins stump Rebels

WINNSBORO –  The Fairfield Central boys picked up two region wins over Mid-Carolina on Friday and Monday with 53-43 and 56-42 finals. After falling to Chester 45-52 on Tuesday, the Griffins were hungry for a win as they entered Prosperity. Up 11-8 after a quarter, the Rebels closed the gap by halftime as Fairfield Central […]

Griffins battle tough Keenan teams

WINNSBORO – Finally back in the saddle after a long break, Fairfield Central basketball took on Keenan in a two-game series last week, their first region games of the season. The Griffin girls took on defending state-champion Keenan at home on Wednesday. The Griffins led 18-11 at the end of the first quarter and extended […]

Griffins play in Christmas Tournament

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central girls blasted Johnson 66-8 on Dec. 15 before breaking for the Christmas holidays. They returned to action on Dec. 29 at the Copperhead Basketball Classic Christmas Tournament, tallying their first loss of the season to Cuthbertson High School. Cutherbertson led 30-14 at halftime. The Griffins surged in the third quarter but […]

Lady G’s plow thru Newberry

NEWBERRY – Fairfield Central girls tallied 70 points again on Tuesday as they blasted their way past Newberry High School, 78-17. The win, which comes on the heels of a 70-25 win over Eau Claire on Friday, puts the Griffins at 5-0 on the season. They faced Johnson on Wednesday, but scores were not available […]

Griffins Split Wins with Eau Claire

WINNSBORO – In keeping with their first three games of the season, the Lady Griffins’ blasted through Eau Claire on Tuesday, taking down the Shamrocks 69-39. The Griffins have outscored their first three opponents by a total of 206 – 53. Fairfield Central boys picked up their third loss of the young season as the […]

Griffins Named to All-Region Team

WINNSBORO – Griffin ballers Tahalia Collier, left, and De’Asia Feaster received to the Region 4-3A All-Region honors earlier this week.  Feaster, a junior small forward, averaged 13.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 1.7 assists per game in the COVID-shortened 2020-2021 season.  She had a season-high 20 points in the 47-18 blowout win over Chester, […]

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