Jessie Long

The County of Newberry is excited to announce an extended partnership with the Town of Prosperity and the City of Newberry in offering youth baseball and softball. The County Recreation Department has historically worked closely with the Town and City and is thrilled to have the opportunity to broaden the collaboration with baseball and softball. The County has offered baseball/softball as a county-wide youth sport with the older age divisions playing under the Diamond Youth Baseball (DYB) or Dixie Softball Inc. (DSI) franchise since the 1970’s. This renewed and extended partnership will be Newberry County Baseball and Softball and we will continue to offer the below options: 



(all are co-ed except for softball, which is girls only)


Softball - age on 12/31/23

Baseball - age on or before 4/30/24



Softball–Angels-Registration CLOSED8-10

$50 each

Team Jersey, Socks, Belt, Headband, and Insurance

Softball–Ponytails-Registration CLOSED11-13*
Baseball–Minors-Registration CLOSED8-10

Team Jersey, Socks, Hat, Belt, and Insurance

Baseball–O-Zone-Registration CLOSED11-12
Baseball-Boys/Majors- Registration CLOSED13-15 & 16-19
Softball–Coaches Pitch-Registration CLOSED6-8

$40 each

Team Jersey, Socks, and Hat or Headband

Baseball–Coaches Pitch-Registration CLOSED6-8
Baseball–T-Ball-Registration CLOSED5-6
Baseball–Wee T-Ball-Registration CLOSED3-4

Parent/Coach Resources

General Tips for Parents
Overview of Coaches Pitch, T-Ball, Wee-T
Newberry County DYB Handbook
Newberry County DSI Handbook

DYB and DSI offer an All-Star option. *Players attaining the age of 13 on or before Dec. 31st of each corresponding year will not be eligible for All-Star selection within the Ponytails Softball division.

Our goal is to provide the Newberry County community an affordable opportunity for youth to participate in baseball or softball regardless of their beginning skill level with a gradual path to becoming more competitive while still being afforded the opportunity to participate, have fun, and advance their skills. While the County of Newberry Recreation Department will take the lead in organizing and scheduling the program, the partnership with the Town of Prosperity and City of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism is vital in ensuring the County is offering the most robust baseball and softball program possible. It is also our hope that this partnership will help eliminate any confusion parents have faced in the past as to which program they should register their child(ren). The County will continue to utilize Prosperity fields and begin utilizing the City Recreation Complex to schedule practices and games as well.

Registration can be completed at the following locations: Newberry County Family YMCA, Prosperity Town Hall, or City of Newberry Parks, Recreation & Tourism office.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions (P: 803-924-8328 or E: