Eagles finish strong at SCYSF Championships

CLINTON – Originally slated as an April tournament, the South Carolina Youth Shooting Foundation (SCYSF) held its 2020 State Championship on June 27 at The Clinton House in Clinton, SC. Richard Winn Academy’s target shooting team represented well out of the 406 youth who participated in the event. The Eagles team of Emma Steed, Mikaela […]

Eagles return to course

GEORGETOWN – After months off from competition due to COVID-19 restrictions, Richard Winn’s clay shooting team spent the weekend at the Junior US Open tournament in Georgetown. Open to youth shooters in five age divisions, Richard Winn had two teams finish atop the podium. Pictured above, the JV Ladies division team of Mikaela Miller, Abby […]

A New Beginning

WINNSBORO – The 2019-2020 school year at Fairfield Central High School and Richard Winn Academy was different as were this year’s graduation ceremonies redesigned by social distancing. It was also wonderful in new and meaningful ways. It will be remembered as the year when everyone – teachers and students alike – tried harder to make […]

Eagles potential for growth cut short

Just as the Richard Winn softball team was showing some bright signs of progress in their early season competition, COVID-19 raged its ugly head and halted all spring sports, closed schools, and changed life as everyone once knew it. With their fifth staffing change in four years, the young Eagle team looked to improve as […]

The Championship Dream Remains

The 2020 Richard Winn Academy baseball season was one of promise that quickly turned into huge heartbreak. Up until March 13, the Eagles were undefeated with a 6-0 overall record, 3-0 in region play, when the season came to an abrupt halt due to COVID-19. Building on the 2019 team’s success and advancement in the […]

On Parade

WINNSBORO – With a pending graduation ceremony amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and upcoming Principal Appreciation Day, Richard Winn Academy held a parade last week to celebrate seniors and first-year Head of School Kristen Chaisson. Richard Winn’s seniors were escorted down Old Chester Road in their cars and then paraded on foot through the parking lot […]

Learning in the Time of Corona

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Students of every age – from pre-K to grad school – are grappling with a completely new set of everyday circumstances, as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down schools. But it’s not just the students who are dealing with big changes. Many parents of school-age children have been pushed into the unfamiliar […]

RW falls to King

BATESBURG – While the COVID-19 virus has wreaked health havoc worldwide, Richard Winn’s softball team got in three games before abrupt end to their season came on March 16. The Eagles traveled to King Academy for a regional re-match on March 13. Freshman Taylee Self led off with a single, and junior shortstop Meredith Pope […]

Richard Winn baseball seals up Laurens, King

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn baseball flexed amid two region games last week before the COVID-19 sports suspension hit. The Eagles faced off with Laurens Academy last Thursday in the first game of their two-day stretch. With senior Hudson Wade on the mound for the Eagles, Laurens scored first through an RBI on a sacrifice fly. […]

Eagle teams just miss top finishes at State

EDGEFIELD – Thirty-five shooters from Richard Winn’s shooting team competed this past weekend (March 13-14) in the two-day SC Dept. of Natural Resources Governor’s Cup and SCISA State Championship. The clay target shooting event, with over 600 shooters participating, took place at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, SC. “We had a great showing in […]