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Today's Sports

  • #WeekZero

    Broome at Central
    It’s a repeat. Both team met in week zero last year with Broome winning, 46-14.
    Both team made the playoffs. Broome lost in the second round to eventual state AAA champion Chester, 39-15.
    Central posted back-to-back shutouts in the playoffs, before losing to eventual state AA champion Abbeville, 39-0.
    Heading into the season for Central
    Plusses: Conditioning, few injuries and team attitude.  

  • Apply now for fall sports at rec...

    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...

    By KIM MANGUM
    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...

    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.

  • Limited edition Clemson Tiger...

    From release
    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a  limited-edition bobblehead commemorating the Clemson Tigers pushup tradition.
    The bobblehead features Clemson's mascot, “The Tiger,” doing a pushup to celebrate a touchdown on top of a football field base, which also bobbles. 

  • Local teams vie for top spots in...

    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...

    From release

  • State deer harvest rises 5...

    From release

    South Carolina’s 2018 deer harvest increased about 5 percent, according to results of the 2018 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
    The harvest comprised 109,208 bucks and 85,778 does for a total of 194,986 deer, said Charles Ruth, the department’s Big Game Program coordinator.
    The modest increase in harvest is likely due to some level of remaining “carry-over” of deer from 2015 and 2016.

  • Public alligator hunting lottery...

    From release

    COLUMBIA – The deadline  to enter the lottery for South Carolina’s public alligator hunting season is 5 p.m. Saturday.
    A $10 nonrefundable application fee is required to apply for the Public Lands Hunt. A randomized computer drawing based on a preference point system will determine the selection of hunters. Unsuccessful applicants will receive a preference point for use in future alligator lottery hunts.
    This year’s public season begins at noon on Sept. 14 and runs to noon on Oct. 12.

  • Special Olympics state Summer...

    From release
    The 2019 Special Olympics South Carolina State Summer Games were recently held at Fort Jackson.
    More than 1,000 athletes and hundreds of coaches and partners participated.
    Athletes from CHESCO and Chesterfield County School District attended the Summer Games as part of the Area 2 delegation. CHESCO athletes competed in track and field at Blythewood High School and softball at Fort Jackson.