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Sports briefs for Aug. 13, 2010
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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.



scrimmage tickets on sale now


The BI Tigers vs. Liberty Panthers football scrimmage will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Donell Woods Stadium. Tickets went on sale Aug. 9, and are available at both schools and the board of education office. Tickets are $7 and are available in advance only. The schools’ junior varsity squads likely will scrimmage, too.

A scrimmage is not an official game and the outcome will not affect the teams’ win-loss records. No shuttle bus services will be provided by the county or schools. For more information, call 876-2161, 368-6123 or 876-4316.


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

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.


YMCA 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.


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