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Sports briefs for Aug. 19, 2012
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Tuesday night winter bowling set    
All bowlers are invited to join the winter bowling league planned for Marne Lanes, 54 Steele Ave. No. 402 on Fort Stewart. The first league meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Marne Lanes. League play begins 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Marne Lanes. For more information, call 767-4866 or 369-4777.

Saturday Morning Youth Bowling
Fort Stewart Youth Bowling will register bowlers ages 3-18 years from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 8 at Marne Lanes, 54 Steele Ave. No. 402 on Fort Stewart. The league starts at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Call Jeff Eastlake at 369-8384 or 977-2015 or Marne Lanes at 767-4866 for more information.

Jiu jitsu training open
Jiu jitsu training is open to participants ages 8 and older. Classes will be scheduled by appointment only. For more information, call Wolfpack Jiu Jitsu at 368-2323.
Exhibition basketball game
Seven Ministries of Liberty County Inc., in conjunction with Georgia Coastal Youth Inc., will sponsor an exhibition basketball game at 11 a.m. Sept. 1 at Jack Carter Park. The exhibition game will showcase the South Georgia Kings 13 and Under AAU boys’ basketball team, which recently won a national championship by defeating Puerto Rico in Orlando. Honorary coaches for the game will be Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver (red team) and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas (white team). Bradwell Institute girls’ basketball coach Faye Baker will do the opening tip. At halftime, there will be a martial arts exhibition by Pastor Dr. S. L. Thorne of First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and Hinesville City Councilman Keith Jenkins. Referees for the game will be City of Hinesville Police Captain and Seven Ministries Vice President James C. Reid and Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacy. This event is a fundraiser for the Kings as they prepare for the 2013 season.  Food and drinks will be provided, and donations to offset the expenses incurred by travel will be accepted.

AUSA golf tourney
The Association of the U.S. Army’s fourth annual Golf Tournament will be at 8 a.m. Sept. 21 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart. Cost is $50 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 14.
The tournament will benefit 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and their families. Lunch and door prizes will be provided. Sponsorship opportunities are available and cost from $100-$1500. Golfers have the opportunity to win a new car at a designated hole sponsored by Hinesville Ford.
For more information, call Jerry Kimble at 912-506-0226 or Joe Ford at 912-977-1077 or email

5K to help RHPD, Crime Stoppers
The first Squash for Josh 5K and 1-mile run will be held Sept. 22 in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.  The race is done in memory of Joshua Moore, who was fatally shot March 9, 2011, during an altercation in Midway. Racers can register online at for $15 per person before Sept. 18. Race-day registrations are cash only and cost $20 per person. For more information, call Danielle Byrne at 478-956-2940 or email at
Proceeds will be donated to the Richmond Hill Police department and Crime Stoppers.

Fall hoops league set to tip off in Sept.
The Georgia Coastal Basketball Club announces its inaugural Georgia Coastal Fall League for boys in grades 7-9. The league will host six regular-season games and a single-elimination tournament at the end of the season. The entry fee is $350 with referee fees included. Games are scheduled for Sept. 15, Sept. 22, Oct. 6, and Oct. 13. Admission to the games is $5 for adults, $3 for youth and free to ages 6 and younger. For more information, call Steve Williams at 912-257-9241 or email at, or call Chris Stacy at 912-695-0481.

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