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.
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
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 www.coastalcrewrebels.com.
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.
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.
USSF referee certification course being offered
Hinesville Soccer will be hosting the USSF referee entry level certification course Feb. 28 and March 1, at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville. A recertification course for active referees is also being offered Feb. 28.
To attend, register for either course at www.GAreferees.com. Signees will need to create an account and sign up for the Hinesville class that is listed. For information, call Tom Sukaratana at 977-4642.
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.
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 RichardS@ymcaofcoastalga.org.
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.