Griffins ready to take flight in seven-on-seven drills WINNSBORO — The off season is anything but “off” for the Fairfield Central Griffins football team. On June 19 at 5 p.m., the Griffins will begin their seven-on-seven drills in Chester County against Lewisville and South Pointe.
With no offensive or defensive lines, the drill are used to work out skill players. There is no pass rush, no physical contact and a standing five-count for the quarterback to throw the football. Seven-on-seven drill...
Westwood names Winnsboro man head baseball coach Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — Local resident Jonathan Burroughs has been named the new head coach of Redhawks baseball at Westwood High School in Blythewood.
With more than nine years of experience coaching high school baseball, this is his first head coaching job.
Burroughs, 35, spent 1998-1999 coaching at Loris High School while attending Coastal Carolina University. After that he coached at Mauldin High School in Greenville ...
Fairfield Central to host golf tournament June 27 in Columbia Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central football team will host its third annual golf tournament at the Oak Hills Golf Club in Columbia on June 27.
All proceeds will benefit the Fairfield Central football program and the Junior Griffin Camp in July. Golf has always been a passion of head football coach Demetrius Davis and he hopes to have businesses and alumni from around Fairfield County involved in the tournament to...
Richard Winn Academy teaches youth, basketball fundamentals Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy held a boys and girls youth basketball camp last week to teach fundamentals.
RWA’s head coach Jason Haltiwanger along with Assistant Coach Rhetta Taylor ed the instructional camp that focused on passing, dribbling and shooting.
The camp consisted of two age groups including rising first-graders through fourth-graders and rising fifth-graders through seventh-graders. The RWA boy...
Fairfield Central awards outstanding play at banquet Fairfield Central Award Winners
Vinson Beaver — Griffin Award
Antonio Jackson — Hustle Award
Javaris Cook – Best Offensive Player
Jarvois Kennedy — Most Improved Player
Stanley McManus — Best Defensive Player
Compton Walker – Most Valuable Player
All Region Awards Baseball — Jarvois Kennedy & Compton Walker
Felicia Tolbert — Most Improved Player
Tameshia Woodard — Best D...
Foster headed to Coffeyville Community College Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central’s Devonta’ Foster showed his athletic prowess during his senior year.
During the fall, Foster was a defensive leader for a Griffins football team that reached the AA state championship and narrowly missed earning a medal at the AA state track championships during the spring.
His time of 10.91 in the 100-meter was just one hundredth of a second behind the third place finisher and o...
Lady Eagle softball players recognized Richard Winn Academy recently honored select softball players at its spring sports banquet. The Lady Eagles softball team qualified for the SCISA AA state playoffs but were eliminated in the first round. Shown are, front row from the left, Grier Hensley, Middle School Most Improved; and Kimmy Albert, MS Eagle Award. Back row are, from the left, Jordan Parris, Varsity Eagle Award; Sarah Coleman, Most Improved; Bailey Taylor, Slugger Award and ...
Shining track star headed to Claflin University Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central senior Aliyah Miller will take her talents to Claflin University this fall.
Miller is coming off a track season where she earned the gold medal in the state championship in the 100-meters with a time of 12.31. Earning the gold was a culmination of hard work that began when she was 6 years old.
While attending V.V. Reid Elementary School in Columbia, Miller’s physical education tea...
Richard Winn Athletic Banquet Awards WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy handed out awards for outstanding performances during their athletics banquet. Award winners from the fall semester, including football, volleyball and cheerleading were named. Winter and Spring sports winners will be recognized May 28.
A new Eagle joins Richard Winn WINNSBORO — A new coach will be at the helm for Richard Winn football next fall. Coach Dan Dickerson got his first chance to evaluate talent over eight days this spring and he was encouraged with what he saw, particularly in team speed.
Dickerson spent this year coaching the offensive line at Riverside High in Greer, where he also coached track. He previously was a head coach at McCormick and at Woodruff high schools. This is his first time...
Fairfield Central Griffins hold annual Spring Game Lucas Vance
WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central Griffins football team held their annual spring game this past Friday at E.K. Mclendon stadium.
The spring game is essentially an intra-squad scrimmage that pits the offense against the defense. A special scoring system was used to allow the defense to accumulate points in competition with the offense.
A touchdown was worth six points, a field goal was worth three points, and ...