Competitor bowls perfect game
Bowler Herone Shaw tossed a perfect 300 game during Friday night’s mixed league competition at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart.
First annual Southeast Georgia Report Classic
South Georgia Kings founder Jessie Fleming will host the first annual Southeast Georgia Report Classic, featuring the top ninth-grade teams from Florida and Southeast Georgia. The registration fee is $150 and the tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Faith Baptist Christian Academy’s gym in Ludowici. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and younger. Bracket play begins Saturday night, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 25, the semi-finals will start. The championship game is slated for 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 320-5204.
Hop on a hog and help Team Liberty candidate Jon Long kiss a pig as he raises money for the American Diabetes Association. The run is open to motorcycles, cars and trucks. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Liberty Regional Medical Center, 462 E. G. Miles Parkway. Fees are $20 per person and $5 for additional hands. For more information, call Ken Porter at 492-8445 or Rene Harwell at 369-9491.
Touchdown Club seeks golf tournament sponsors
Long County’s Touchdown Club is seeking sponsors and donations for its upcoming fifth Annual Long County Touchdown Club Golf Tournament.
Hole sponsorships are $100. The group also needs monetary or gift donations for door prizes.
The tournament will be a four-person captain’s scramble. Fees are $50 per person. A "cheaters combo" is available for an additional $10, which includes one mulligan, one shot from the ladies tee and one string of 10 feet for placing a shot closer to a hole.
The tournament is May 15 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Long County High School varsity football team. For more information, call Bryan Murphy at 370-2470 or Kyle Wilson at 530-9443.
YMCA healthy kids day
The Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA will host its annual healthy kids day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 1-2. The YMCA also will host an open house during the event.
The event is free and will feature healthy snacks, an inflatable water slide, face painting, team impact show, a jump rope contest, an NFL Play 60 recharge challenge, Kid Fit aerobics, an 80-yard dash, a scavenger hunt, a gymnastics exhibition and a fitness boot camp for kids.
For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622.
BI wall of fame submissions
Bradwell Institute is building a wall of fame featuring former BI Tiger athletes who played sports on the college level. Tiger coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes, but they’d like even more. Names and photos are being gathered. To submit a name or photo the following criteria must be met:
The former athlete must have graduated from Bradwell Institute. The student athlete must have gone on to play sports at the college level and must have graduated from college.
If you would like to submit names or photos, e-mail them to email@example.com, or mail them (along with a self-addressed stamp envelope for return) to:
Bradwell Institute, Attn: Jeff Miller
100 Pafford St.
Hinesville, GA 31313
For more information, call 368-6123.
The deadline for applications to receive Henry "Hank" White Memorial scholarships is April 30.
Student applications: Graduating seniors of Bradwell Institute or Liberty County High School who are planning to attend an accredited college or university may apply for a $1,000 scholarship. Applications are available at the schools’ guidance offices. Two letters of recommendation and an essay must be turned in with the completed application.
Community scholarships: Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Liberty County residents who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Applications are available at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and the VFW Post on Highway 196. Two letters of recommendation and an essay must be turned in with the completed application.
Active Duty Military scholarship: One scholarship will be awarded to an active duty soldier stationed at Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university. Applications are available at the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center on Fort Stewart, First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and the VFW Post on Highway 196. Two letters of recommendation and an essay must be turned in with the completed application.
For more information on the scholarships call Derrick Taylor at 876-4513 or Josephine White at 876-3336.