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Sports briefs for April 17, 2009
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LCRD officials sought


The Liberty County Recreation Department is accepting applications for officials and scorekeepers for T-ball, softball and baseball programs. All programs start in April and continue into June. Applications may be obtained at the LCRD office, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 876-5359 for information.

YMCA martial arts

The YMCA is offering tae kwon do and martial arts on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Classes start May 4 and registrations are being accepted. The age groups are: tiger cubs (ages 3-4), juniors (ages7-12), teen/adult (ages 13 and up) and women’s self-defense (ages 13 and up). For more information contact Richard Somerville at 368-9622 or


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 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 require volunteers to coach teams. If you would like to volunteer to coach, visit CYS or Jordan Youth Gym (Bldg. 608 W. 6th St.).


Golf tourney Sat.


The Liberty County MLK Observance Association will sponsor the 5th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, April 18, at the Ricefields Golf Course on Hampton Island.

Each year, the association awards several scholarships in honor of Dr. M.L. King.

The association is a nonprofit organization that receives its funds from local churches, businesses, private donors and proceeds from the annual golf tournament.

For information, call 369-6744 or 876-3164.




exhibition in Jesup


JESUP — The Leaps and Bounds Gymnastics Center, along with the Gymnastics Team Booster Club, will host an exhibition meet at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25.

This meet will be showcase ltalent from the host gym. Tickets cost $2, children under 4 are free.

Vanessa Kuhns and Jodie Clackler coach the Leaps
and Bounds team, which consists of eight gymnasts competing at varying levels. For more information about the center or team call the coaches (912) 427-9400, e-mail at, or visit

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