By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Sports briefs for Aug. 5, 2009
Placeholder Image

Sign up for football, cheerleading, soccer


The Department of the Army Child Youth and School Services is having tackle football, cheerleading and fall soccer registration through Aug. 10, or until all slots are filled. Register at the Fort Stewart CYSS, building 443, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, or 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday.

Football is open to ages 7-13. Fee is $60. Cheerleading is open to ages 6-13. Fee is $30. Soccer is open to ages 4-13. Fee is $30.

For more information, call 767-4371.

Academy to hold classes, tryouts


Cheerleading classes for children ages 6-18 begin Saturday, Aug.15, from 9-11 a.m. behind the VFW on Highway 196. The beginners class can accommodate 15 students, Intermediate can accommodate 15 and the advanced class can accommodate 20. Fees are $50 per person. Class fees are $55 per week per person.

Inspirational Cheerleading Academy All-Star Competitive Cheerleading Squad try-outs for children ages 8-18 are at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. The location has not yet been determined.

For registration and information, call Linda R. Purnell, ICA cheerleading director and certified trainer/instructor, at 332-5452 or 492-8085 or e-mail

LCRD football,


Registration for youth football and cheerleading at the Liberty County Recreation Department is Aug. 1-21. Football is for ages 7-14 and cheerleading is for ages 7-12. Football age divisions are: flag football for 7-8-year-olds and tackle football for 9-10-, 11-12- and 13-14-year-olds. Weight restrictions apply to the 9-10- and 11-12-year-old divisions. Cost is $15 per child for flag football and $10 per child for all other divisions. All equipment is provided except pants for tackle football players. Teams will be formed in Midway, Walthourville, Riceboro and Gum Branch, if there are enough participants. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. The deadline to register is Aug. 21. Additional information and online registration is available at or you may call the LCRD office at 876-5359.

LCRD soccer

Registration for youth soccer at the Liberty County Recreation Department will be conducted August 1-21. This program is for ages 4-17, as of August 1, 2009. The fee is $18 per child. Games will be played on weekday evenings at James A. Brown Park, starting in late September. Registration deadline is August 21. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. Additional information and on-line registration is available at or you may call the LCRD Office at 876-5359.

LCRD baseball

Registration for Fall Baseball & Softball at the Liberty County Recreation Department will be conducted August 1-28. Age divisions are 7-9 Machine Pitch and 10-12 Live Pitch leagues. The age cut-off date is May 1, 2009. The program will be conducted in September and October. The fee is $45 per child. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. Additional information and on-line registration is available at or you may call the LCRD Office at 876-5359.

Soccer registration

The YMCA is registering for its fall soccer program. Children ages 3-15 are eligible. Practice begins Saturday, Sept. 12. Registration ends when the teams are full. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622.

BI discount cards

The Bradwell Tigers football squad has the 2009-10 discount cards available for sale for $10. The cards are for local restaurants and Pro Feet shoe store. For more information, call the BI athletic office at 368-6123.

Shrine Club


It’s time for the 24th annual Hinesville/ Fort Stewart Shrine Club Golf Tournament. Registrations are being accepted for the 18-hole, four-person scramble at 8 a.m., Sept. 12, at the Cherokee Rose Country Club. The fee is $50 per person and includes cart, green fees and food. Open to men and women with prizes awarded on every hole, closest to the pin, longest putt, longest drive and the bullseye shot. Registration closes Sept. 9. Send players’ names and handicaps to:

Al Nelson Jr.

Hinesville/Fort Stewart Shrine Club

P.O. Box 2002

Hinesville, GA. 31310

Baseball fall league

The Chain Baseball Academy is accepting registrations for a fall baseball program. The fall league will consist of 18U (grades 9-12) teams that will play double headers on Saturdays. Chain will also have a fall showcase team that will play at different colleges. Deadline for registration is Aug. 28. An instructional league will be also offered for players ages 9-14. Players can register online at or at the Chain Baseball Academy: 5501 Abercorn Ext., Savannah. For more information, contact Mike Alvarez, fall league coordinator at (912) 313-1556 or call the Chain Academy direct at (912) 352-8466.

Training for

pitching arms

The Savannah Chain Baseball Academy is hosting three Velocity Arm Care Program sessions in the fall. The Velocity Arm Care Program goal is to develop arm strength, while teaching the fundamentals of pitching and throwing mechanics as well as proper arm care to insure the health and safety of all participants. Participants will be highly supervised and an average of 3 to 5 MPH increase has been documented throughout the six week program. All positions players can benefit from the program.Doug Wollenburg, head Baseball Coach at SCAD is the Instructor for the program. The first session begins the week of Aug. 16th, sign up now. Open to ages 10 and up. Each session runs for a period of six weeks, two workouts per week, for an hour and a half per workout. For more information, please call the Chain Baseball Academy at (912) 352-8466 or visit

Sign up for our e-newsletters