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Sports briefs for April 10, 2011
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Tigers to host "Pink Day"


All Bradwell Institute baseball fans are encouraged to come out on April 13 for the Tigers’ home game against Region 3-AAAAA rival Camden County. The Tigers will host "Pink Day" and ask that all fans where pink to commemorate and honor breast cancer awareness.

Tickets are available at the gate and are $5.


Turkey shoot today at Post 321


East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host its second monthly Turkey Shoot at 2 p.m. today at the Dorchester Civic Center off Islands Hwy in Midway.

Soft drinks, water, hot dogs and burgers will be available. Last month’s Turkey Shoot was deemed a huge success by participants.

For more information call Jeff Bowen at (912) 610-9314 or AJ Schmitt at 884-2730.


AAU players sought


The Hinesville Lady Hawks girls’ AAU basketball team is seeking players ages 9-14. The organization is geared to players of all levels and no child will be turned away. The team also is seeking volunteer coaches and sponsors for its upcoming season. The initial cost to join the team is $105, which will cover the cost of the uniform and registration into the AAU basketball league. For more information, call coach Harvey Harris at 321-9150 or 570-1176. You also can visit the girls at the Fort Stewart MWR yard sale April 16.

Kids health day is April 17


The YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day April 16, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission is free and the YMCA will provide healthy snacks and several activities throughout our facility to promote healthy activities for kids and families. For more information call 368-9622.


Scholarship tournament


The Liberty County Martin Luther King Jr. Association Inc. is sponsoring the 7th annual Golf Tournament of Scholarships at noon April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Registration is open until April 8. The cost is $50 per player, $200 per team. All proceeds benefit academic scholarships for LCHS seniors. Door prizes and lunch will be provided for the players. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $100-$1,500. Make checks payable to MLKOA, Inc., P.O. Box 1626, Hinesville, Ga., 31310. For more information, call Kenneth Howard at 876-3164 or Joe Ford at 408-6441.


Hank White scholarships


Applications are available for the annual Henry ‘Hank’ White Memorial Scholarship and must be postmarked no later than April 25.

Grants available include:

First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church senior, two $1,000 scholarships, applications at the church.

Bradwell Institute senior, one $1,000 scholarship, applications in the guidance office.

Liberty County High School senior, one $1,000 scholarship, applications in the guidance office.

Active duty military, undergraduate, one $1,000 scholarship, applications at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center at 425 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. and at the Fort Stewart Army Education Center at 100 Knowledge Drive.

Community, undergraduate Liberty County resident, one $1,000 scholarship, applications at the Chamber.

Applications include an essay along with two letters of recommendation. For more information, call Derrick Taylor or Janice Taylor at 876-4513 or e-mail or


BI Cat Walk of Fame


Bradwell Institute is building a "Cat Walk of Fame" featuring former BI athletes who played sports at the college level. Tigers coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes and are gathering names and photos, but they’d like more.

To be eligible for the Cat Walk of Fame, the former athlete must have graduated from Bradwell Institute, played sports at the college level and graduated from college. To submit names or photos, e-mail them to or mail them, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for return, to:

Bradwell Institute, Attn: Jeff Miller

100 Pafford St.

Hinesville, GA 31313

For more information, call 368-6123.


Learn hoops at YMCA


Basketball fundamental sessions led by South Georgia Kings founder Jessie Fleming are from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the YMCA. The fee is $15 per session. For more information, call 320-9869 or e-mail

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