Dixie Softball to hold fee at $60

EASLEY — Dixie Softball of Easley has announced its early-bird special will remain in effect through its final sign-up day and that signups can be done three ways. The registration fee will remain at $60 through the final day of Jan. 29.
Signups can be done on-line at or in person at Hibbett Sports. Board members will be at Hibbett Sports in Easley Saturday, Jan. 22 and 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Parents may also go by Hibbett Sports during regular-business hours and ask for a registration card. Birth certificates will be checked during evaluations. Hibbett Sports is located between The Home Depot and Publix on U.S. Highway 123.
To register online, got to and click on the registration box. Online registration will consist of downloading the registration form, completing it and returning it along with the registration fee. To qualify for the $10 savings, it must be postmarked by Jan. 29. Any player who registers during the late sign-up period will pay $70. Late signups will only be taken to fill rosters if space is available.
Divisions offered are: Dixie Darlings (6-8), Dixie Angels (9-10). Dixie Ponytails (11-12) and Dixie Belles (13-15). Registration fee includes a uniform (jersey, pants and socks) and secondary insurance.
Dixie Softball of Easley anticipates another banner year offering fast-pitch softball to girls in the Easley area. The response in the past has been tremendous. In just eight years, the league has nearly tripled the number of girls in the community who participate in the program. Dixie Softball of Easley offers a program that is focused just on softball and the community has responded.
Easley teams have had successful seasons recently, with three all-star teams playing last year for district titles. Easley has also had several teams advance to the state tournament in their respective age divisions.
Dixie Softball will be offered in Easley this year for girls between the ages of 6 and 15. The age cutoff for each division is the age of the girl on Dec. 31, 2010. Players who register online must bring a copy of their birth certificate to evaluations. Players who register in person must bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.
Evaluations will be scheduled in mid February. Practice for the season is scheduled to begin in March with the regular season running from April through May. District and state tournaments are scheduled for June and July.
Easley participates in a sub-district that includes teams from Pickens, Liberty, Central/Clemson, Pendleton and Six Mile.
DSE is governed by a board of parent volunteers who are dedicated to the growth of softball in Easley. The board for Dixie Softball of Easley is comprised of eight members who have many years of service to the youth softball program in Easley. The board is comprised of Lynn Albertson, Stan Albertson, Robert Bradley, Tommy Everett, Eric Goodwin, Barbara Page, Randy Parks and Chasity Trammell.
For more information, contact Bradley at 850-0178 or Everett at 306-2662, or any other board member.