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Sports briefs Feb. 8, 2013
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Annual dice run set for Saturday
The fourth annual Taylor Mac Dice Run will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Long County High School in Ludowici. The run will benefit Allison Foster, a LCHS student who was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri. Registration is at 10 a.m., and the first bike rolls out at 11 a.m. Registration fee is $20 for first roll, $5 each additional roll. For more information, call Leonard Poole at 912-294-0727 or Janet Poole at 912-294-0755.

Third annual Pitch for a Cure softball tournament planned
Georgia Power is hosting its third annual Pitch for a Cure softball tournament March 23 at James Brown Park in Hinesville. Entry fee is $150 per team for the all-day event. Registration deadline is March 18. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information or to register, call Hillery Sanchez at 912-980-5717 or email

YMCA spring soccer
Registrations for the YMCA spring soccer league are under way until March 1, for ages 3 and older. Soccer coaches are need as well. For more information, call 368-9622.

South Georgia Queens needs coaches
The South Georgia Queen youth basketball organization is seeking coaches for the upcoming AAU season. For more information, call Jessie Fleming at 912-610-3092 or email
All-Stars tryouts for grades 5-8
Scott’s All-Stars will host tryouts at 3 p.m. Feb. 16-17 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.

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