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POSTED: August 29, 2012 9:58 a.m.

St. James basketball camp in October
The second annual St. James Sport Center Fundamental Basketball Camp will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the St. James Sports Center in the Holmestown community.
The camp is open to boys and girls in fifth through ninth grades. The camp is free for participants but campers must be registered ahead of time.
Participants can register at the St. James Sports Center.  For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.

Scott’s All-Stars

Scott’s All-Stars is accepting applications until Sept. 1 for its fall league for players in fifth through eighth grades. For more information, call 912-655-4371.

Fall league bowling at Marne Lanes

The Monday morning senior mixed league meets at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. Play begins at 10 a.m. immediately after the meeting at Marne Lanes.  For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

The first Tuesday night winter bowling league meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Marne Lanes. Play begins 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

The Wednesday morning hi/lo league meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5 and play begins immediately after the meeting. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

Wednesday night mixed league, made up of teams of four (two males and two females), will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Play begins immediately after the meeting. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

The Thursday morning coffee league meets at 9:15 a.m. Play begins immediately after the meeting. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

The Thursday night league begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and is comprised of a four-person team (two males and two females). For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

The Friday night mixed bowling league meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. Play begins immediately after the meeting. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

Saturday morning youth bowling

Fort Stewart youth bowling will register participants ages 3-18 years from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 8, at Marne Lanes, 54 Steele Ave., No. 402 on Fort Stewart. The league starts at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Call Jeff Eastlake at 369-8384 or 977-2015 or Marne Lanes at 767-4866 for more information.

Jiu jitsu training open

Jiu jitsu training is open to participants ages 8 and older. Classes will be scheduled by appointment only. For more information, call Wolfpack Jiu Jitsu at 368-2323.

Exhibition basketball game

Seven Ministries of Liberty County Inc., in conjunction with Georgia Coastal Youth Inc., will sponsor an exhibition basketball game at 11 a.m. Sept. 1, at Jack Carter Park.

The exhibition game will honor and showcase the South Georgia Kings 13-and-under AAU boys’ basketball team, which recently won a national championship by defeating Puerto Rico in Orlando. Honorary coaches for the game will be Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver (red team) and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas (white team). Bradwell Institute girls’ basketball coach Faye Baker will do the opening tip. At halftime, there will be a martial-arts exhibition Pastor Dr. S.L. Thorne of First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and Hinesville City Councilman Keith Jenkins. Referees for the game will be city of Hinesville Police Cpt. and Seven Ministries Vice President James C. Reid and Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacy. This event is a fundraiser for the Kings as they prepare for the 2013 season.  Food and drinks will be provided, and donations to offset the expenses incurred by travel will be accepted.

Georgia Coastal Fall League set

The Georgia Coastal Basketball Club will hold its inaugural Georgia Coastal Fall League for boys in seventh through ninth grades.  The league will host six regular-season games and a single-elimination tournament at the end of the season. The entry fee for the league is $350, with referee fees included. Games are scheduled for Sept. 15, Sept. 22, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for youth and free to attendees ages 6 and younger. For more information, call Steve Williams at 912-257-9241 or email at keeperofdcolors@yahoo.com, or call Chris Stacy at 912-695-0481.

Association of the U.S. Army Golf Tournament

The Association of the U.S. Army’s fourth annual Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. Sept. 21 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart. Cost is $50 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 14. The tournament will benefit 3rdInfantry Division soldiers and their families. Lunch and door prizes will be provided. Sponsorship opportunities are available and cost from $100-$1500. Golfers have the opportunity to win a new car at a designated hole sponsored by Hinesville Ford. For more information, call Jerry Kimble at 912-506-0226 or Joe Ford at 912-977-1077 or email c3302@ausa.org.5K to help RHPD, Crime StoppersThe first Squash for Josh 5K and 1-mile run will be held Sept. 22 in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.  The 5K will start at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile run will start at 9:15 a.m.The race is done in memory of Joshua Moore, who was fatally shot March 9, 2011, during an altercation in Midway.

 

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