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Sports briefs for Aug. 1, 2012
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Hurricanes to hold team meeting
The Hinesville Hurricanes will have their first team meeting at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 at CiCi’s Pizza in Hinesville.
All potential players and coaches are encouraged to attend.
For more information, call Coach Blocker at 912-320-1925 Coach Jones at 912-977-4375 or Coach Sharp at 912-269-0830.

Georgia Bombers to hold tryouts
The Georgia Bombers, a semi-professional football team, are holding tryouts at 2 p.m. Aug. 28 at Joseph Miller Park in Midway. Anyone with football experience is welcome to try out.
For more information, call coach Darrell West at 321-9945.

LCRD football, cheerleading
Liberty County Recreation Department youth football and cheerleading registration is open through Aug. 17. The programs are for 7-12-year-olds, and the age eligibility deadline is Sept. 1. Children who are 7-8 years old play flag football, and 9-12-year-olds play tackle football. Weight restrictions apply to all tackle-football participants. The cost is $20 per child. All equipment is provided except pants for tackle-football players. Teams will be formed in Midway, Walthourville, Riceboro and Gum Branch if there are enough participants. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. More information and online registration are available at or by calling the LCRD office at 876-5359.

Register for soccer at LCRD
Liberty County Recreation Department youth soccer registration is open Aug. 1-17. The program is for children ages 4-17 as of Aug. 1. The fee is $20 per child. Games will be played on weekday evenings at James A. Brown Park starting in late September. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. Go to or call 876-5359.

Competitive cheer team formed
Registration is under way for the Liberty County Recreation Department’s competitive cheerleading program for children ages 10-14 as of Aug. 31. Team practices will be Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. The fee is $50 per month. More information is available at or by calling the LCRD office at 876-5359.

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