• Apply now for fall sports at rec department

    The Pageland Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for fall sports.
    ◆ Cheerleading, 5-12, $40
    ◆ Football, 7-12, $50. Begins Aug. 27.
    ◆ Soccer,  6-12, $40.
    The last day for Registration is August 23rd. After August 23rd a $10 late fee will be added.
    Registration is at the Pageland Town Hall or Community Center, Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    There will also be an Aug. 19 and Aug.  20 registration session at the Community Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Jefferson Belles lose in state finals

    For the Progressive Journal

    Nothing came easy for Jefferson Belles All Stars last Wednesday, as they fell 11-5 to Monck’s Corner in the state championship softball game.
    Jefferson scored two runs in the top of the sixth, Moncks Corner answered with two of its own via errors.
    Gracie Decuir got the start for Moncks Corner. She went two innings, holding Jefferson hitless and runless while striking out five and walking one.

  • Jefferson Belles All Stars advance

    By Kim Mangum
    Special to the Progressive Journal

    Madison Gainey was clutch at the plate with runners on base on Saturday, driving in four on three hits to lead  Jefferson Belles All Stars past Mullins All Stars 20-10 on Saturday.
     Gainey drove in runs on a single in the first, a single in the third, and a double in the fifth.

  • Local teams vie for top spots in Dixie Youth Baseball tourneys

    Jefferson All Stars take top spot in Rookie Youth League tournament
    The Jefferson All Stars beat runners-up Hartsville Northern after wrapping up the District 5 Rookie League championship. Jefferson Rookie All Stars include Jacob Caldwell, Lex Sellers, Tanner Sullivan, Carver Phillips, Brody McManus, Asa Catoe, Caiden Airington, Hayden Crawford, Austin Eubanks, Brittain Sanders, Eli Hall and Newman Mangum. Coaches are Daniel Catoe, Tony Mcmanus, John Phillips, Richard Hinson and Bryan Sellers.

  • Pageland rec football players learn Clemson’s way

    From release

  • Jefferson sports registration

    Jefferson Dixie Youth is accepting registrations for the spring softball and baseball seasons.
    The ages are 3 to 14 for boys and 3 to 18 for girls.
    The registration fee for wee ball, tee ball and sweet tees is $45 and $55 for all other divisions.
    Registration at the Jefferson Town Hall during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Wednesday the hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The last day to register is Feb. 22.

  • Looking for a 3-peat

    Pageland recreational football has three chances for a three-peat this weekend in Orangeburg.
    Pageland youth teams have won back-to-back state tiles.
    This Saturday, the 8-and-under, the 10-and-under and the 12-and-under teams will be playing for state titles.
    “Winning the first state in 2016 has given this program confidence,” said coach Jermaine Johnson. “The title motivates, encourages others to add on it.”
    The 12-and-under team plays the winner of Abbeville-Chester game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

  • Flag football registration

    From release
    Operation Hope is holding registration for its flag football league.
    The co-ed league is for children ages 4 to 14.
    The league’s goal is to provide a safe, positive, competitive and family friendly environment to learn the game of football.  The non-contact format teaches a safe way to learn, practice and play the game.
    The season is March through April. Cost is $50 which includes reversible jersey and flags. 

  • Dixie Youth sign ups for spring

    JEFFERSON – Jefferson Dixie Youth registration for spring softball and baseball is through March 2 for boys ages 3 to 14 and girls ages 3 to 18.  The registration fee for Wee Ball, Tee Ball and Sweet Teas is $45. All other divisions is $55. 


    Two long runs and a crushing defense propelled Pageland’s  9-10 year-old all-stars to a state championship Saturday  – the second straight for the town’s youth league.
    The Pageland all-stars defeated Chester, 14-0.
    Last year the 7-8 year-old all-stars defeated Abbeville, 30-6. Seven of the players from last year’s championship team were on this year’s championship team.