http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Central's cool runners win county championship http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/centrals-cool-runners-win-county-championship <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/girls_team_champs.jpg" alt="Central girls team champs. Shown, from left, are Amber Leaird, Payton Evans, Isabella Mosley, Mya McManus, and Kirsten Dale. " title="Central girls team champs. Shown, from left, are Amber Leaird, Payton Evans, Isabella Mosley, Mya McManus, and Kirsten Dale. " align="left" hspace="6" width="91" height="85" /> Central Eagles improve region record to 4-1 http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/central-eagles-improve-region-record-4-1 <p> <span style="font-family:times new roman,times,serif;"><span style="font-size: 20pt; line-height: 115%;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Central High Eagles traveled to Buford Oct. 16 to take on the Yellow Jackets and brought home a 35-14 victory over what was the only undefeated team in the region. </span></span></p> <p> <span style="font-family:times new roman,times,serif;"><span style="font-size: 20pt; line-height: 115%;">The win improved the Eagles&rsquo; region record to 4-1 with one region game left to play.</span></span></p> Junior Eagles pick up fourth victory against Buford http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-eagles-pick-fourth-victory-against-buford <p> <span style="font-family:times new roman,times,serif;"><span style="font-size: 20pt; line-height: 115%;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Junior Eagles hosted Buford&rsquo;s junior varsity squad Oct. 15 and picked up their fourth win of the year by a score of 24-18.</span><br /> </span></p> Hawks swat Yellow Jackets in shut out http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/hawks-swat-yellow-jackets-shut-out <p> <span style="font-family:times new roman,times,serif;"><span style="font-size: 20pt; line-height: 115%;">The New Heights Middle School Hawks defeated the Buford Middle School Yellow Jackets Oct. 15 by an overwhelming 34-0 score.</span></span></p> Jefferson Dixie Youth ‘O’Zone team is runner’s up in World Series http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/jefferson-dixie-youth-%E2%80%98o%E2%80%99zone-team-runner%E2%80%99s-world-series <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ozone_tease.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="148" height="85" /><h4> &nbsp;</h4> <style type="text/css"> @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }</style> <h4> <span style="font-size:20.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">By JERRY &lsquo;SHUG&rsquo; HAIGLER</span></h4> <h4> <span style="font-size:20.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; Haigler’s “Love of the Game” Award goes to Sowell http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/haigler%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Clove-game%E2%80%9D-award-goes-sowell <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shug_and_trey_sowell.jpg" alt="Jerry &quot;Shug&quot; Haigler, left, stands with Trey Sowell, the first recipient of the &quot;Love of the Game&quot; award." title="Jerry &quot;Shug&quot; Haigler, left, stands with Trey Sowell, the first recipient of the &quot;Love of the Game&quot; award." align="left" hspace="6" width="100" height="85" /><h4> &nbsp;</h4> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:10.0pt; margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; Eagles finish 2-2 in Mingo Bay Classic http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-finish-2-2-mingo-bay-classic <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Playing in their annual spring break baseball tournament at Myrtle Beach High School in Myrtle Beach last week, Central High School split their four games winning two and losing two in the Mingo Bay Classic.</span></p> <p class="p1"> The Eagles played their first game March 3<span class="s1">0 defeating the Keenan Raiders of Columbia by a score of 8-6.</span></p> Blakeney’s two-run homer lifts Eagles to win http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/blakeney%E2%80%99s-two-run-homer-lifts-eagles-win Junior Dante Blakeney blasted a two-run home run over the right center field fence in the home half of the fifth inning to lift Central to a 3-2 region win over the visiting North Central Knights March 27. The win improved the Eagles’ overall record to 6-5 and 3-3 in Region 4AA. The Eagles took a 1-0 lead scoring a run in the third inning. The Knights tied the game with a run in the fourth. The visitors took a 2-1 lead in the top of the fifth setting up Blakeney’s game-winning homer in the bottom of the inning.