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Sports briefs for Aug. 11, 2010
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Two former Rebels signed letters of intent to play at Middle Georgia Tech. A story in Sunday’s Courier stated the Rebels signed scholarships. The athletes will not receive financial aid in exchange for playing on the team. We regret the error.


Leaps and Bounds Gymnastics starts new program


Leaps and Bounds Gymnastic Center in Jesup has added an all-star competitive cheer program. Owner/coach Vanessa Kuhns has enlisted the assistance of Sammi Hester, a national champion coach with several years of experience, to run the program.

Hester will have a meeting for prospective cheerleaders and parents at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16. Anyone between the ages of 3-18 or high school seniors can attend. No cheer experience is necessary. For more information, call 977-6825.


All-Stars taking applications


Scott’s All-Stars basketball team currently is taking applications for the 2011 season. The organization will have fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade boys teams. Practice is every second weekend (on Saturday and Sunday) at 3 p.m. at the YMCA. Anyone interested can call Marcus Scott IV at 655-4371 or Darrell West at 321-9945. Coaches also are needed. For more information, go to

YMCA youth flag football/soccer


Liberty County YMCA registration for fall youth flag football is under way. The season begins Aug. 14.

Fall youth soccer registration also is under way. The season begins the week of Sept. 20.

For more information, call 368-9622.


BI needs fall ball players


Incoming eighth- through 12th-grade Bradwell Institute students who are interested in playing fall baseball should attend a team meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the school field. Attendees will discuss the upcoming season and workout. All games are Saturday double-headers.


Football Tigers selling discount cards


The Bradwell Tigers football squad has 2010-11 discount cards for sale for $10. Cardholders get discounts at local restaurants, Pro Feet shoe store and Jiffy Lube. For more information, call the BI athletic office at 368-6123.





The LCHS Booster Club will be at McDonald’s on Highway 84 in Hinesville from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 12 raising money for the Panthers football team. McDonald’s will donate 10 percent of all sales during those hours. If you’re willing to volunteer, call 332-2409.


Hinesville Fire plans MDA golf tournament


The Hinesville Fire Department will host its annual golf tournament Aug. 28 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The tournament will be a four-person team, best-ball scramble. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place, along with individual awards for the longest drive and nearest to the pin shots. In addition, Hinesville Ford will award a 2010 vehicle to anyone who gets a hole-in-one on a specific hole, to be named later.

The entry fee per person is $50. The department is accepting donations for door prizes, and hole sponsorships are available for $100. For more information on entering the tournament, donating a door prize or sponsoring a hole, call 876-4143.

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