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Sports briefs

Severe Impact to hold tryouts for 18U team
Severe Impact will conduct tryouts for its 2014-15 18U travel softball team from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Bradwell Institute field, 100 Pafford St. in Hinesville.
Severe Impact will play in the Under Armour Fall Classic National Showcase in November in Savannah and tournaments in Statesboro, Savannah, Dublin and Jacksonville from February to July. Girls with birthdates on or after Jan. 1, 1996, are eligible. Participants need to bring a copy of an official birth certificate, glove, helmet and bat. Registration and waiver forms are available on site and can be completed on the day of tryouts by a parent or guardian.

Race honors FDNY
Registration is open for 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 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, email 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 today and then $40.

Annual Sunbury 5K set
Merritt & Grinstead Attorneys At Law are sponsoring the fifth annual Sunbury 5K at 10 a.m. Oct. 4. The walk/run benefits the Wounded Warriors Project and American Diabetes Association. Register at

Lace Up Fitness
to host 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.

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