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Sports briefs for Aug. 10, 2011
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Keep the books
Stat keepers needed for Bradwell Institute and Liberty County football games. Season starts Aug. 26. For more information email Jeff Whitten at or Patty Leon at

Chain Baseball signups, tryouts

The Chain Baseball Academy is accepting registration for 15U-18U fall baseball and showcase teams. Tryout for the Chain showcase team will be at 10 a.m., Aug. 20, at Chain Field. Tryouts for the Chain fall league team will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at Chain Field. Chain also will sponsor an instructional program for younger age groups. For more information, go to or call Mike Alvarez at 912-313-1556.

LCRD youth football, cheer

Registration runs through Aug. 19 for youth football and cheerleading at the Liberty County Recreation Department.
The program is for 7- to 12-year-olds. Age is determined as of Sept. 1, 2011. Flag football is for 7- to 8-year-olds and tackle football is for 9- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 12-year-olds.
Weight restrictions apply to the older divisions.
The cost is $20 per child. All equipment is provided, except pants for tackle football players.
If there are enough participants, teams will be formed in Midway, Walthourville, Riceboro and Gum Branch.
Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. More information and online registration is available at or by calling 876-5359.

YMCA flag football

Flag football registration is under way at the Liberty County YMCA for children ages 3-13. The season begins Aug. 13.

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