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Sports briefs

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

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.

Golf benefit for Long Co. baseball planned
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 a 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.

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