Chain Baseball hosting tryouts/camps
Chain Baseball is hosting tryouts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Chain Field in Garden City. If the weather calls for rain the tryouts will move to the Chain Baseball Academy building.
Bat speed camp starts on Dec. 4, and is limited to the first 20 players to sign up. Open to ages 10-18. The camp is run by coach Doug Wollenburg.
Coach Ben Cole will start his agility and situational baseball camp on Dec. 4 at the field. This is open to ages 7-12, but only six slots remain open. For more information visit www.chainbaseball.com or call the (912) 352-8466.
Scott’s All-Star drug-free
Scott’s All-Stars will be hosting a drug-free basketball camp from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Dec. 11 at the Long County High School gymnasium. This is a free event to promote drug-free living and provide exposure to a professional basketball camp to children who may not have otherwise have resources to attend. It is open to Liberty and Long County students. Pre-register at any Long County school or at: www.scottsallstars.com. For more information call Marcus Scott at (912) 655-4371 or Darrell West at (912) 321-9945.
The Bradwell Athletic Achievement Committee will start selling tickets for its 5th annual Boston butt (pulled pork barbecue) sale on Dec. 10. Football players and selected students will be selling 200 tickets at $20 each, and all proceeds will be used to help further the Cat Walk and replace broken equipment in the weight room. Last year tickets sold out so if you would like to buy a ticket in advance, call Jeff Miller, Jim Walsh or any football coach or player and they will be happy to assist you. For more information, call 368-6123.
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 are helpful. E-mail Jeff Whitten at email@example.com for more information. No phone calls, please.
basketball and cheerleading
Registration for youth basketball and cheerleading is now under way until 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 co-ed, 7-8 co-ed, 9-10 boys, 9-10 girls, 11-12 boys, 11-14 girls, 13-14 boys and 15-17 co-ed. 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 more information on registration requirements, fees, fee waivers, etc., call 767-2312. For more information on sports programs, call the Youth Sports Office at 767-4371 or 767-9270. Volunteers are needed to coach basketball and cheerleading teams. Anyone interested can 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.