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St. James camp


Registration is under way for St. James summer day camp. Registration is from 2-7 p.m. and the fee is $50 per week. The camp hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday- Friday.

Activities for ages 5-13 include swimming, bowling, skating, arts and crafts, basketball and field trips to Splash-n-The Boro and Chuck E Cheese. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 884-3016 or 980-4559.

Tigers fall to East Coweta

The Bradwell coaching staff was in transit Saturday but according to Georgia Prep, the Tigers lost game one when the Indians shut them out 0-10. East Coweta took game two, winning 5-14.

They finish the season 9-19 and 7-5 in region 3-AAAAA. Read the full story in Wed-nesday’s Coastal Courier.


Registration open for
golf classic


Online registration for the 2009 Jekyll Island Georgia-Florida Golf Classic is open. Registration is $270 per player until July 1 and $300 after. Online registration is limited to the first 400 registrants and includes greens fees, cart rental, cocktail party and oyster roast for player and guest and non-player activities. For more information, call the Jekyll Island Golf Pro Shop at (912) 635-2368. For more information on all other Jekyll Island activities and hotel accommodations, call the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center at 1-877-4JEKYLL.


bowling leagues meet


There will be a team meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Marne Lanes for the summer trio scratch three-person bowling team.

There will be a team meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at Marne Lanes for the summer mixed four-person team, any combination.

For more information, call 767-4866.


C-Port Lady Hornets
seek sponsors


The C-Port Lady Hornets of Hinesville, a women’s semi-pro basketball team, is seeking sponsors.

The benefits of sponsoring the team include advertisement on a national-level.

The team seeks sponsors who can contribute financially and non-financially. All contributions are tax-deductible. For more information, to make a donation or for sponsorship packets, e-mail, call 224-4431 or go to


Summer Slam seeks talent, vendors


This year’s Summer Slam is July 5 and will include local musical talent, food vendors, car clubs and DJs.

Summer Slam organizers are accepting registration for local musicians, vendors and DJs who want to participate in the one-day event that usually draws hundreds of people.

The gates will open at 1 p.m. and admission is $5. A car stereo contest starts at 3 p.m. and local musicians will take the stage starting around 5 p.m.

This year’s event will also feature a DJ competition.

For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.


Year of the NCO golf


The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is hosting its Year of the NCO golf tournament at the Taylor’s Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart on Friday, June 19, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The rain date is June 25.

It’s a four-person scramble tournament and the registration fee is $30. Sponsorships are available for the following prices:

Title sponsor $2,500, meal sponsor $1,500, beverage sponsor $1,500, team of four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA non-member) $325, team four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA Member) $275, hole sponsor (AUSA non-member) $250, hole sponsor (AUSA member) $200, team of four $100 and individual players $30.

For more information, call 877-5209, 368-3332 or 308-5403 or e-mail, or


summer camps


The Liberty County YMCA has set several specialty camps for this summer:

Soccer camp: June 1-5 for ages 5-7 (10-11 a.m.) ages 8-14 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.) Cost: $25 for summer campers, $30 members and $35 for others

Football camp: June 8-12 for ages 5-7 (10-11 a.m.) ages 8-14 (11-12 p.m.) Cost: $25 for summer campers, $30 members and $35 for others

Basketball camp: June 15–19 for ages 5-7 (10-11 a.m.) ages 8-14 (11-12 p.m.) Cost: $25 for summer campers, $30 members and $35 for others

Registration ends three days before the camps start. For more info contact Richard Somerville at 912-368-9622 or


GSU football schedule


Georgia Southern has released the 2009-10 football schedule:

Sept. 4 vs. Savannah State at Paulson Stadium

Sept. 11 at Navy, Annapolis, MD

Sept. 18 at Coastal Carolina, Conway, S.C.

Sept. 25 vs. * Wofford at Paulson Stadium

Oct. 2 vs. * Elon at Paulson Stadium

Oct. 9 OPEN

Oct. 16 * at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

Oct. 23 * at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C.

Oct. 30 vs. * Samford at Paulson Stadium

Nov. 6 vs. * Appalachian State at Paulson Stadium

Nov. 13 * at Western Carolina, Cullowhee, N.C.

Nov. 20 * at Furman, Greenville, S.C.

*Southern Conference game

Home games are in bold.


Fort King George plans spring canoe excursions


Fort King George Historic Site has set a Spring Canoe Excursion program. Site guides will offer three canoe trips this season; May 9 and June 6 and 20 through the old rice canals of Cathead Creek. The complex maze of rice canals produces a unique ecosystem. Old cypress trees, rare Altamaha vegetation and wildlife will be present and interpreted by naturalist guides. The first two trips start at 9 a.m. will last at least two hours and should finish some time around lunch. The June 20 trip starts at 8 a.m. and will be extended into a longer paddle down Cathead Creek into Darien. This trip will last four hours and will finish at Skippers Dock in Darien. The trips cost $25 per person. The site will furnish all canoes, paddles and life jackets. Participants are responsible for all other amenities such as snacks, drinks, bug spray, etc. For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or visit


CYS baseball, T-ball


Registration for youth baseball and T-ball on Fort Stewart will run through May 8, or until slots are no longer available.

Baseball is open to current CYS members age 7-14 (as of Aug. 1), boys and girls and T-ball is open to current CYS members age 4-6 (as of May 1) boys and girls.

Tentative age divisions for baseball will be 7-8 pitching machine, 9-10 pitching machine, and 11-14 live pitch. Register at CYS, Bldg. 443, Gulick Ave. (next to Corkan Pool). Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

For information on registration, call 767-2312. For information on baseball or T-ball, call 767-4371. All CYS sports programs use volunteer to coaches. If you would like to volunteer to coach, visit CYS or Jordan Youth Gym (Bldg. 608 W. 6th St.) and ask for an application. All new applicants must submit to screening and background checks.


LCRD summer programs

Registration for Liberty County Recreation Department 2009 Summer Programs will start May 1. Programs include day camp, swim lessons, swim team, sports camps, taekwondo, golf, tennis, track and field and more. Registration will be accepted at the LCRD Office on Highway 84 East in Hinesville, beside the National Guard Armory. Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration will continue until all slots are filled on a first served basis. On-line registration is available at For additional information call 876-5359.

C-Port Lady Hornets first home game


Come see Hinesville's own pro women's basketball team, the C-Port Lady Hornets, in its season opening game at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Liberty County YMCA, 201 Mary Lou Drive, Hinesville. Ticket discounts are available for active and retired military with proper military identification. Children 8 and under get in free. Seating is limited. For more information, go to or call 228-9600.







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