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Help cover HS sports
The Coastal Courier is looking for dependable folks who love high school sports and are interested in writing about them on a freelance basis. We also need statisticians for Bradwell, Long County, and Liberty County High School and First Presbyterian football games. Email for details.

Golf for scholarships
The Committee of the Henry “Hank” White Memorial Scholarship Fund is ready for the 12th annual Henry “Hank” White Memorial Golf tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Play starts at 9 a.m. Entry Fee is $60 per player or $240 per team. For more information call Derrick Taylor at 912-977-6714 (c) or Hank White at 912-663-0827(c).

Tater Golf Scramble
A golf tournament has been set for Sept. 24 to help the family of Jessica “Tater” Eason, 13, who has bad brain cancer, pay bills.
The granddaughter of Sgt. Gary Eason with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office was found to have a golf ball size tumor at the base of her skull, near her brain stem, in December. In February doctors were able to remove 75 percent of the tumor, but not all of it because it had grown around the brain stem. Jessica continues to have severe headaches and has to endure months of treatments.
The tournament to raise funds for her continued medical care at the Cherokee rose Country Club in Hinesville.
It is a four-person scramble. The entry fee is $50 per person. Two mulligans are included. Sponsors are welcome at $50, $100 and $200. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and tee-off is at 9 a.m. Cash prizes and awards will be given. For more information call Matt Marchand at 912-610-3345, Tabatha Marchand at 912-977-0975 or Tim Blanton at 912-617-4900.

Fishing tourney Sept. 10
This year’s Hinesville Rotary Fishing Tournament will be on Sept. 10.
Participants will be able to begin fishing anywhere they want, but the weigh-in will be at The Sunbury Crab Company on the Medway River in Midway.
Activities include a Captains’ Dinner at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9, as well as a Sunset Party with a band after the weigh-in on the day of the event. There will be cash prizes for multiple categories with the target species being both redfish and speckled trout.
Proceeds help the club provide community projects and events, including scholarships, high school students leadership development, and hosting students from abroad.
The club welcomes anglers and sponsor. For your donation, you will receive sponsor recognition, entry for the tournament and tickets to the Sunset Party. Sponsorships are available from $100 up to the presenting sponsor of $2,500.
For more information and request registration forms contact Adam Herndon at (912) 271-3928, or Danny Creasy at (912) 433-6546,

Registration is open for the 2017 Critz Tybee Run Fest Feb. 3-4.
All race information can be found at
Participants have the option to race the North Beach Bar and Grill 5K, the 10K, the Chu’s Half Marathon, the Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Mile Beach Run, or the 1 Mile Run, for a combined distance of 26.2 miles – a full marathon. The smallest runners can join in, too, and show their love for running by participating in the Kiddie Run.
For more race related details, please visit the new Critz Tybee Run Fest website or Facebook at

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