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Sports briefs Feb. 13, 2013
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In last Friday’s Coastal Courier, FPCA’s Troiana Murray incorrectly was identified as Tierra. The Courier regrets the error.

Pitch for a cure
The third annual Pitch for a Cure softball tournament will be March 23 at James Brown Park in Hinesville. Entry fee is $150 per team. Registration deadline is March 18. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information or to register, call 912-980-5717 or email

Registration under way for soccer
Registrations for the YMCA spring soccer league are under way until March 1, for ages 3 and older. Soccer coaches also are needed. Call 368-9622.

All-Stars tryouts for grades 5-8
Scott’s All-Stars will host tryouts at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the YMCA. Tryouts are open to fifth- through eighth-graders. For more information, call Marcus Scott at 912-655-4371 or go to

Junior ABA Training at YMCA
Training to develop future American Basketball Association players is from 1-3 p.m. Sundays at the YMCA. It is open to boys and girls ages 6-14. There is a one-time $20 registration fee and a weekly fee of $10. For more information, call 912-610-3092.

South Georgia Kings prep for AAU season
The South Georgia Kings are accepting registrations for the spring AAU basketball season. It is open to players in fifth through 11th grades. For more information, email

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

Student ticket policy changed
Due to the expected high turnout for baseball’s season-opening weekend against Georgia, the Georgia Southern athletic department has set a special student-ticket policy for the weekend.
Students wishing to attend the Feb. 15-17 Georgia series will need to pick up their tickets at the athletic ticket office in the Cowart building on Lanier Drive.
Tickets will be available from 9-4 p.m. through Thursday.
No tickets will be available the day of the game.
Students must present their valid Georgia Southern ID at the ticket-office window.  
Students will receive a ticket for each game of the series and must present their student ID at the gate.

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