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Sports briefs for April 18, 2012
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Liberty Co. Chamber Golf Classic is Friday at  Cherokee Rose

The sixth annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic is scheduled for April 20 at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
The tournament is presented by Liberty Regional Medical Center and Innovative Therapy Concepts. The hole-in-one is sponsored by Vaden Nissan.
The entry fee is $250 for a four-person team or $85 for individuals. Lunch will be provided by Baldinos at noon, and dinner will provided by  Shane’s Rib Shack at 6 p.m.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and tee time is 12:30 p.m. First-place wins  $500, second place $300 and third place $200. For more information, call 368-4445. The entry deadline was earlier.

BI hosts Region 3-AAAAA track meet today, Friday

The Region 3-AAAAA championship track meet will be at Bradwell Institute this year. It starts at 1 this afternoon and continues at 3 p.m. Admission is $5.
Schedule today:
Coaches meeting at noon
1 p.m: 1600-meter run, girls (boys on Friday)
1: Triple jump, girls and boys
1: Shot put girls, boys discus
1: High jump, boys
1:30: Long jump, girls and boys
2: High jump, girls
1:30: Shot put boys, discus girls
4:25: 800 run, boys (girls Friday)
5:25: 3200 run, boys (girls Friday)
April 20
3: 400 relay
3:35: 400 dash
3:50: 100 dash
4:05: 110 meter hurdles — 100 hurdles
4:45: 200 dash
5: 300 hurdles
6: 1600 meter relay
For more information, call coach DeAndre Davis at 876-6121 or email him at

Guyton back for third annual Coastal Georgia Pro Sports Festival

Former Bradwell Institute football player turned NFL pro, Gary Guyton is bringing his annual Sports Festival back to James Brown Park and Bradwell Institute for the third time on May 4-5.The fun begins Friday evening with the Great Amazing Race for Youth kicking off at 7 at James Brown Park. Patterned after the popular television show The Amazing Race, teams will race around a one mile, cross country course that includes up to 8 fun-filled stations. Clue cards at each station direct the team to perform tasks (games, relays, obstacle courses, etc.) before proceeding to the next station. The team that completes the tasks and reaches the finish line the fastest wins. The top 25 teams qualify for a National Championship Race and a chance to win $2,000. Teams can be a mix of kids, parents, grandparents, siblings, mentors, etc. Race team entry fees are $40 until May 3, $50 day of race.On Saturday the fun continues at BI where Guyton and a few of his NFL pals will offer free football and cheerleading camps. The first camp is for kids grades 1-6 and begins at 8 a.m.Starting at 11 a.m. there will be a high-school level football camp.For more information or to register, visit If you are interested in being an event vendor call (513) 518-0528. 

Free physicals

Long County High School will offer free physicals to rising ninth-graders and high-school students who plan to participate in extra-curricular activities in the next school year.The physicals will be from 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the gym. Students must be in line by 5:15 to get a physical.Student-athletes must bring the correct physical form, with a parent’s signature on the front and the student’s name at the top of all pages. Forms can be picked up in the athletic director's office or downloaded from the school website.Student-athletes must have an up-to-date physical on file at the school before they are allowed to participate in any summer team activities.  Optim Orthopedics is providing this service to the student-athletes. 


YMCA T-ball registration for players ages 3-7 is underway. The season starts the end of May. For more information call 368-9622.Delete-Merge Upbodycopy Delete-Merge Upbodycopy

YMCA spring basketball

Registration for the YMCA spring basketball begins May 5. It is open for ages 7-12. Call 368-9622. 

Jiu Jitsu Training

Wolf Pack Jiu Jitsu training is currently open for ages 8 to adult. Classes for ages 8-12 are Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m., ages 13 and up are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Wolf Pack Jiu Jitsu at 368-1123.

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