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POSTED: August 31, 2012 10:30 a.m.

Kings showcase at Jack Carter Park
Seven Ministries of Liberty County Inc., in conjunction with Georgia Coastal Youth Inc., will sponsor an exhibition basketball game to showcase the South Georgia Kings at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jack Carter Park.
The event includes guest speakers and more.

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.

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. 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. Sept. 4 at Marne Lanes. Play begins 7 p.m. 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 after the meeting. 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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 3rd Infantry 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.
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5K to help RHPD, Crime Stoppers
The 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.
Racers can register online at Active.com for $15 per person before Sept. 18. Race-day registrations are cash only and cost $20 per person. All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt and goody bag, while those registering on race day will get goody bags with T-shirts while supplies last.
Registration and packet pick-up will begin at 7 a.m. the day of the race. Organizers are accepting donations and sponsorships. Sponsors will have their companies’ logos placed on T-shirts. Race-day volunteers also are needed. For more information, call Danielle Byrne at 478-956-2940 or email at squash4josh@yahoo.com
Proceeds will be donated to the Richmond Hill Police department and Crime Stoppers.


 

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