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Sports briefs for Feb. 20, 2009
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CYS registration now open


Registration for CYS spring soccer will continue until March 13, or when all slots are filled. Registration is open to all CYS members, ages 4-13, living on or off post. Register at Fort Stewart CYS, building 443, on Gulick Avenue, adjacent to Corkan Pool. 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, call 767-2312 or 767-4371. Volunteers are also needed to coach track and field and soccer teams. If you are interested, visit CYS or Jordan Youth Gym (building 608 on W. 6th Street) to fill out an application. All applications will be screened and submitted for background checks.


Register for
track and field



Registration for Fort Stewart youth track is open to all CYS members who will be between the ages of 7-14 by Dec. 31.

Six-year-olds may participate provided they turn 7 before next Jan 1. Age groups are 7-8, 10 and under, 12 and under, and 14 and under for both boys and girls.

Register between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at CYS, building 443 on Gulick Avenue. CYS is open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more registration information, call 767-2312. For more information on track and field, call 767-4371 or 767-9270.


St. James C.C. Rebels
tryout schedules


The 2009 AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebels season is about to start and the squads will have tryouts for each squad.

13-14U team tryout is from 3-6 p.m. March 7-8. For more information, call 13U coach Reginalde Castile at 271-8538, or 14U coach Rodney Davis at 665-3588.

16U team tryout is from 5-8 p.m. March 9. For more information, call coach Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.

17U team tryout is from 5-8 p.m. March 10. For more information, call coach Mike Brown at 980-4492.

15U tryout is from 5-7:30 p.m. March 11. For more information, call coach Darrell West at 320-2593

For general information, go to


Long Co. to host Aquafina, MLB: Pitch, Hit and Run Competition


Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run is a baseball skills competition that provides boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, the opportunity to showcase their pitching, hitting and running abilities.

PHR is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the fun element of baseball. All participants must begin by competing in a local competition, which is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. at the Long County Recreation Department on March 28.

Participants can advance through four levels of competition, including local and sectional team championship events at all 30 Major League ballparks, and the national finals at the MLB All-Star Game.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificates and fill out a registration / waiver form before the event. For more information call Deona Carter at (912) 977-4364.

PHR is free to participants and the hosting organization.


South Georgia Kings
hold Boston butt sale


The South Georgia Kings are raising funds for their upcoming YBOA and AAU season. During February, they will be selling tickets for Boston butts for $20 each. Tickets are available at the Coaches Corner Barber Shop and Beauty Salon at 946 E.G. Miles Parkway, suite 105 and Jazzy’s Barber Shop and Beauty Salon at 230 W. Gen. Screven Way. The butts will be available for pick up Feb. 28 at Coaches Corner. For more information, call (912) 980-5006.


LCRD spring programs



The Liberty County Recreation Department is registering players for spring programs through Feb. 20. All programs begin in March.

Volunteer coaches are needed for all youth programs. Adult programs are for team entries.

On-line registration and information is available at Age verification must be on file for all participants. For more information, call 448-LCRD.

Youth track and field is for Liberty County residents who turn 7 and do not turn 15 prior to Jan. 1. Age divisions are 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 for both boys and girls. The fee is $15 per participant.

Youth and adult volleyball is for ages 10-15 as of March 1 costs $15 per child. Ages 16 and older may participate in the adult program. The fee for adult teams is $150.

Youth and adult soccer is for ages 4-17 as of Aug. 1 and costs $30 for ages 4-7 and $45 for ages 8-17. Ages 16 and up may participate in the adult program. Adults teams cost $150.

Wrestling is for ages 7-17. The fee is $25. The program is conducted each Tuesday and Thursday evening and on Saturday mornings through May.

Adult fitness program is a walking based, low impact program for ages 16 and up, conducted on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings at James Brown Park. Call LCRD for details.

Aerobicthon is March 7


There will be an aerobicthon from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday March 7. The event will include circuit, step, Zumba, pilates, yoga, toning and more.

For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-5287,


YMCA spring sports


Soccer: Registration continues until March 7, and is open to ages 3-14. After March 7, a late fee will apply. Practice begins the week of March 23.

T-Ball: Registration continues until March 7, and is open to ages 3-6. After March 7, a late fee will apply. Practice begins the week of March 23.

For information on fees or the programs, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622 or 368-5287 or e-mail him at



YMCA sports for children


Liberty County/Armed services Family YMCA has sports and activities for differently-abled kids (kindergarten through 12th grade).

The program runs most Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. and costs $10 for members and $20 others. The fee includes T-shirts for parent and child.

The focus is:

• March, baseball. Registration runs through March 12.

• April, swimming. Registration is March 8-April 9.

• May, art. Registration is April 8-May 7.

• June, gymnastic movement. Registration is May 15-June 4.

For more information, call Lisa Vaughn at 876-4918, or Richard Somerville at 368-5287.

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