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POSTED: June 1, 2012 10:39 a.m.
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The Hinesville Hurricanes, here in a game from their just-ended season, will host the United Spring Football League All-Star Game on Saturday night.

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Pack up your seat cushions and head to Long Bell Stadium Saturday night. The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-pro football team will host the United Spring Football League All-Star game at 7:15 p.m.
The Hurricanes wrapped up their regular season with a 4-4 record. Seven Hinesville players were selected to the All-Star South team and will take the field Saturday against the All-Star North team  featuring former Hurricane K.B. Brown.
Hurricane coach Michael “Ice” Jones was chosen to oversee the offense, while Hurricane head coach James Sharp will coach the defense.
Admission will be $5 for adults. Children 12 and younger get in free.
Current high-school football players for Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School, Richmond Hill High School, Long County High and First Presbyterian Christian Academy will receive free admission with proof they are on their rosters.
According to Sharp, the Fort Stewart Youth ChalleNGe color guard will present the colors, and the national anthem will be sung by Sharp’s daughter Melissa Sharp.
A representative from the Hinesville Police Department will conduct the coin toss. All-Star T-shirts will be available for $10, and raffle tickets will be sold and prizes awarded throughout the game.
Early birds will get the opportunity to watch the squads prepare for the big game. The South squad will take the field at 3 p.m. for practice, while the North squad will practice beginning at 5.
The teams will pose for photos before taking the field for kickoff. The winning team will be presented the trophy immediately after the game.

If you’re going

•What: United Spring Football League All-Star Game
•When: 7:15 p.m. Saturday
• Where: Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville
• Admission: $5 per adult, free for children 12-younger


 

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