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Sports briefs for Aug. 12, 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

Saturday youth bowling
Fort Stewart Youth Bowling will register bowlers, 3-18 years, from 9-noon on Sept. 10 at Marne Lanes. You must register then to ensure being placed on a team. Play starts Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. Call Jeff Eastlake at 369-8384/977-2015 or Marne Lanes at 767-4866 for more information.

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 Saturday.

Winter bowling league
There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Marne Lanes to discuss the upcoming winter bowling league. Play begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Sign up at Marne Lanes. For more information call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

Cat Walk submissions due
 Bradwell Institute is building a “Cat Walk of Fame” featuring former BI athletes who played sports at the college level. Tigers coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes and are gathering names and photos, but they’d like more.
To be eligible for the Cat Walk of Fame, former athletes must have graduated from Bradwell Institute, played sports at the college level and graduated from college. To submit names or photos, email them to or mail them, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for return, to:
Bradwell Institute
Attn: Jeff Miller
100 Pafford St.
Hinesville, Ga., 31313
For more information, call 368-6123.

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