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CYS youth track
and field, soccer

Registration for Fort Stewart Youth Services track and field is under way and will continue as long as slots are open.  Youth track and field is open to all CYS members, both boys and girls, ages 7-14 (age cutoff date Dec. 31, current year).  For more track and field information, call 767-9270/980-2451.
Registration for youth soccer begins Feb. 4 and will end on March 17, or when slots are full.  Youth soccer is open to all CYS members, both boys and girls, ages 4-13 (age cutoff date April 1, current year).  For more soccer information, call 767-4371.
Register for the above sports at Fort Stewart’s CYS, Bldg. 443, Gulick Ave. (next to Corkan Pool).  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesday), telephone 767-2312.  Sports registration is free to children of any parent currently deployed.
Volunteer coaches are also needed. Volunteers can sign up and pick up an application at CYS or Jordan Youth Gym, Bldg. 608 on W. 6th Street.

Sam B. Harris banquet

A banquet to honor Sam B. Harris for his accomplishments on and off the court will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Midway Middle School. To date, Harris is the only coach in Liberty County to win a state basketball title. Liberty County Board of Education Chairwoman Lilly Baker will speak. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the school. Call coach Shannon McFadden at 884-6677 or (912) 656-0754 for more information.

Golf tournament

The 4th annual MLK Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament will be held at Cherokee Rose Country Club on Saturday, March 8. Check in time is noon and tee time is at 1 p.m. The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 28. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Fees included green fee, carts and lunch. Mulligan’s at $5 each. Proceeds will benefit the MLK Jr. scholarship fund. For more information, call Kenneth Howard at 876-3164 or Joe Ford at 408-6441.

LCRD Spring Programs

The Liberty County Recreation Department will conduct registration for 2008 Spring Programs starting today with a registration deadline of Feb. 22. Age verification must be on file for all participants. All programs begin in March. Volunteer coaches are needed for all youth programs. On-line registration and information for all LCRD programs is available at For more information, call 448-LCRD.

Youth Track & Field
This program is for Liberty County residents who turn 7 and do not turn 15 prior to Jan. 1, 2009. Age divisions are 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 for both boys and girls. The fee is $15 per participant.  

Youth & Adult Volleyball
The youth program is for ages 10-16 as of March 1, and the fee is $15 per child. Ages 16 and over may participate in the adult program. The fee for an adult team is $150.  

Youth & Adult Soccer
The youth program is for ages 4-17 as of Aug. 1, and the fee is $30 for ages 4-7, and $45 for ages 8-17.  Ages 16 and up may participate in the adult program.  The fee for an adult team is $150.

For ages 7-17, the fee is $12.
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