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Sports briefs for Nov. 14, 2010
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Hall of Fame tickets on sale

The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame banquet will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 9, at Club Stewart. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, call Jimmy Martin or Rickey Gilliard at the Liberty County Rec Department at 876-5359 or Craig Stafford at 369-4572.

Freelance sportswriters sought

The Bryan County News and Coastal Courier are looking for freelance sportswriters. Candidates must be able to write clearly; photography and videography skills helpful. E-mail Jeff Whitten at for more information. No phone calls, please.

Dribbling 101

Dribbling practices are led by South Georgia Kings founder and coach Jessie Fleming, from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the YMCA. $10 per session. For information, call 320-9869 or e-mail

Hinesville Katz tryouts

The Hinesville Katz will host tryouts for the 16U and 18U softball teams at Bradwell softball field from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. For information, call Misty Eastlake at 977-2017 or e-mail meastlake@liberty.k12.

CYSS basketball and cheerleading

Registration for youth basketball and cheerleading is under way until Friday or when all slots are filled. Basketball is open to all CYSS members ages 5-17 (age as of Jan. 1, 2011), and cheerleading is open to all CYSS members ages 6-13 (age as of Dec. 31, 2010).
Tentative age divisions for basketball are 5-6 coed, 7-8 coed, 9-10 boys, 9-10 girls, 11-12 boys, 11-14 girls, 13-14 boys and 15-17 coed. If there are not enough girls to form a league, the girls and boys squads in each age division will be merged.
Age divisions for cheerleading are 6-9 and 10-13. Participants can register at CYSS Parent Central Services, building T-0029. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesdays.
For information on registration requirements, fees, fee waivers, etc., call 767-2312. For information on sports programs, call the Youth Sports Office at 767-4371 or 767-9270. Volunteers are needed to coach. Pick up a volunteer form at Parent Central Services or Jordan Youth Gym (building 608 W. 6th St.). Anyone who hasn’t volunteered to work for CYSS in the past year must fill out a volunteer form and submit to a background check.

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