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Sports briefs

LCRD to host security and self-defense class
The Liberty County Recreation Department will offer a free security and self-defense class at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville.
The instructor is state-certified. You don’t need to register, just show up in workout clothes. This course is for ages 14 and up. For more information, call LCRD at 912-876-5359 or the complex at 912-884-3500.

Special Olympics Spring Games coming soon
Student athletes ranging in age from 8 to 21 will compete May 6 in the annual Liberty-Long County/Fort Stewart Special Olympics Spring Games.
This year’s competition will be at Long Bell Stadium/Track at Liberty Independent Troop Park, 607 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m.
All are welcome to support the athletes either as spectators or volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, arrive at 9 a.m. For more information, email Debbie Tomkiewicz at or call 912-877-3112.

Savannah Scottish Games are scheduled for May 7
SAVANNAH — The 40th annual Savannah Scottish Games will take place May 7 at Bethesda Academy.
The games will start at 9 a.m. and close with a ceremony at 4:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 with student or military ID, and free for children 10 and younger. For more information, go to www.savan

Two Hundred Club to host Savannah Mile
The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization serving the families of fallen first responders, has scheduled its 11th annual Savannah Mile for 8 a.m. May 28 in the historic downtown district.
The course begins at the south end of Forsyth Park and takes participants down Drayton Avenue before finishing on Broughton Street.
Registration is $15 through April 30, $20 through May 26 and $25 on May 27-28. All proceeds will go to assist the Two Hundred Club fulfill its mission to assist the families of law-enforcement officers, firefighters and other first responders who die or suffer critical injuries in the line of duty.
Thanks to the sponsorship of Savannah donors — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Eckburg, Mr. and Mrs. John Kane, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jepson — registration is free to all first responders and military participants. To register, go to
For more information go to, call 912-721-4418 or email

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