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Sports briefs

Tuesday Night Open League

The Tuesday night winter open-league league meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 2, at Marne Lanes. League bowling begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 9.For more information contact Marne Lanes t 767-4866 or Terri Tincher at 369-4777.

Saturday morning youth bowling

The Fort Stewart Youth Bowling league is accepting registrations for bowlers ages 3-18 (21 if enrolled in college) from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 6, at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart. Participants must be at Marne Lanes on registration day to ensure being placed on a team. The league will start at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13. For more information call Jeff Eastlake at 369-8384 or 977-2015 or Marne Lanes at 767-4866.

Lace Up Fitness hosting MMA/Boxing/Jiu-Jitsu/boot camp

Lace Up Fitness trainer Richard Somerville is offering classes in boxing, mixed martial arts, boot camp training and Jiu-Jitsu by appointment only. Boot camp fees are $5, all other classes are $15. Call Somerville at 912-318-4631 to make an appointment.

Hinesville Rotary Club to host fishing tournament

The Hinesville Rotary Club is hosting a red fish and trout fishing tournament Sept. 20.The captains’ meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Sunbury Crab Company, with the tournament weigh-in held at 3 p.m. the following day. There will be separate payouts for red fish and trout categories. First place in each category will receive $1,000. Second place receives $500, and third place receives $250. There also will be a first place trophy given in the female and junior category. The tournament is seeking anglers and sponsors. For more information, call Mark Germonprez at 912-210-7037 or email him at or call Danny Creasy at 912-463-3006 or email

Golf tourney to benefit Long County baseball team

The second annual Long County Baseball golf tournament will be  held at 1 p.m. Aug. 23 at Cherokee Rose Golf Course in Hinesville.

Sign-up begins at 1 p.m., and tee-off is at 1:30 p.m.Tournament fees are $60 per person or $240 for team of four. Lunch will be provided. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams. There also will be prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and hole-in-one. For more information, call 432-6149 or 703-229-2648.

YMCA boxing class

Registration is open for the YMCA’s new boxing class.

The class is open to children and adults 16 and older. The cost is $20 per month for members and $40 per month for nonmembers. The class is designed to develop new skills in a fun and safe environment. The class meets once a week, and payments are due prior to the beginning of the month. Financial assistance is available.A full schedule is available at the YMCA office or at For more information, call 368-9622.

LCRD offering variety of fall programs

Registration is under way for several Liberty County Recreation Department fall programs.

Registration will be open through Aug. 15 for tackle football (ages 9-12), flag football (ages 7-8), cheerleading (ages 7-12) and soccer (ages 4-17). The fee for these programs is $20.

Registration will remain open until full for the following programs:

• Tae kwon do — ages 7-older; fee is $30 per month

• Jui jitsu — ages 7-older; fee is $30 per month

• Body sculpting — ages 14-older; fee is $20 per month

• Acrobatics — ages 5-older; fee is $35 per month

• Hip-hop — ages 5-older; fee is $35 per month

• Piano lessons — ages 5-older; fee is $20 per class

Jui jitsu, piano, acrobatics and hip-hop lessons will be held at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

For more information, call 884-3500 or the LCRD main office at 876-5359. 

Second annual Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon

The second annual Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon will be at 8 a.m. Sept. 6. Registration is open for the swim, bike and run event geared toward youth ages 7-15. To register, go to and click on the “Race” tab at the top of the page. Registration forms also are available at Fleet Feet Sports at 3405 Waters Ave. and at the Chatham County Aquatic Center on Sallie Mood Drive.

The triathlon will take place in and around the Chatham County Aquatic Center and Lake Mayer. Additional information can be found at For specific questions regarding the triathlon, contact the race director at

Race honors FDNY

Registration is open for the the third annual Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah, which honors the legacy of FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller along with his 342 FDNY first responders who sacrificed their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The race is set for Sept. 13, and the 5K run/walk begins at 8 a.m.

Proceeds benefit the Tunnel to Towers Run Foundation’s various programs, including Building for America’s Bravest, which constructs specially adapted homes for injured service members. The run in Savannah also will feature The Siller Cup Firefighter Challenge. Teams of four firefighters or more from across the nation are expected to compete for a chance to take home a traveling trophy.

The T2T Run Savannah also is looking for children to be involved in a memorial tribute to honor each of the 343 fallen FDNY firefighters. To sign up your child for this special tribute, contact the committee at

A special $25 registration discount is available for military personnel, firefighters and police officers. For more information, go to, call 912-313-4806 or email

Register in advance at, Fleet Feet Sports at 3405 Waters Ave. in Savannah or on race day at Orleans Square.

The fee is $30 through Sept. 10 and then $40.


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