The Bryan County News and Coastal Courier are looking for freelance sportswriters. Candidates must be able to write clearly; photography and videography skills are helpful. E-mail Jeff Whitten at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. No phone calls, please.
The Liberty County YMCA will host Scott’s All-Stars basketball camp scheduled for Dec. 20-23. The camp is open to ages 5-7 from 9-10:30 a.m. and for ages 8-14 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622.
Dribbling practices are led by South Georgia Kings founder Jessie Fleming, from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the YMCA. The fee is $10 per session. For more information, call 320-9869 or e-mail email@example.com.
All-Stars taking applications
Scott’s All-Stars are taking applications for the 2011 season. There are fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade boys’ teams. Practice is at 3 p.m. every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at the YMCA. The public is welcome. Coaches also are needed. For more information, call Marcus Scott IV at 655-4371 or Darrell West at 321-9945 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.
Community church bowling league
A community church bowling league needs new bowlers. The league meets at 6:45 p.m. each Thursday at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart. Anyone who attends any church is eligible. Sign-up costs $19-$21 and play costs $8 each Thursday. Call Jeri Vick at 876-4351 or 222-0924.
The Coastal Georgia Soccer Association is accepting team registrations. The fee for 4U-8U players is $70 to register plus a $36.50 uniform fee, which applies to new 6U and 8U players only. The registration fee for 10U and 14U players is $85, plus $36.50 for a youth uniform or $38.50 for adult sizes.
Association officials plan to start a 14U team in Midway for Fort Stewart and Midway area players. Practices will be in Midway and games will be on weekends in Savannah.
For more information or to register online, go to www.cgsasoccer.org.
Registration for the YMCA’s basketball program is open until Dec. 15 or until all team slots are full. Basketball practice begins Jan. 8. For more information, call 368-9622.
basketball and cheerleading
Registration for youth basketball and cheerleading is now under way until all slots are filled. Basketball is open to all CYSS members ages 5-17 (age as of Jan. 1, 2011), and cheerleading is open to all CYSS members ages 6-13 (age as of Dec. 31, 2010).
Tentative age divisions for basketball are 5-6 co-ed, 7-8 co-ed, 9-10 boys, 9-10 girls, 11-12 boys, 11-14 girls, 13-14 boys and 15-17 co-ed. If there are not enough girls to form a league, the girls and boys squads in each age division will be merged.
Age divisions for cheerleading are 6-9 and 10-13. Participants can register at CYSS Parent Central Services, building T-0029. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesdays.
For more information on registration requirements, fees, fee waivers, etc., call 767-2312. For more information on sports programs, call the Youth Sports Office at 767-4371 or 767-9270. Volunteers are needed to coach basketball and cheerleading teams. Anyone interested can pick up a volunteer form at Parent Central Services or Jordan Youth Gym (building 608 W. 6th St.). Anyone who hasn’t volunteered to work for CYSS in the past year must fill out a volunteer form and submit to a background check.