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Sports briefs for Feb. 24, 2010
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Hinesville ’Canes team meeting


The Hinesville Hurricanes will be gearing up for their 2010 summer season and will be holding a meeting for prospective players from 2-4 p.m. Saturday March 6 at the Western Sizzlin’ restaurant in Hinesville. The team meeting will discuss players, schedules and an overall look at the upcoming season. All potential players are encouraged to attend. For more information call coach James Sharp at (912) 269-0830 or coach Michael "Ice" Jones at (912) 977-4375.


YMCA soccer starting


Liberty County YMCA spring soccer registration began Feb. 3, and the season begins March 23. It is open to ages 3-14. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622.

The Dolphin Project
to hold training


The Dolphin Project will have a two-hour training session at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, University Hall, room 157. Potential volunteers will learn to conduct wild dolphin research in Georgia and lower South Carolina waters.

The Dolphin Project needs volunteers, captains and their boats, photographers and team leaders to record data on dolphins living on the coast. TDP, an all-volunteer, nonprofit research and education organization, was created more than 20 years ago.

No reservations are required to attend the free training. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

For more information, call (912) 727-3177 or go to


Gary Guyton’s Sports
Festival events schedule


Friday, March 12, at Bradwell Institute

• 7 p.m.: Amazing race event

Similar to the popular television show, the race features a 1.5-mile course with pit stops.


Saturday, March 13, at Bradwell Institute

• 10 a.m.: Free football and cheer camps

• 2 p.m.: Free basketball, golf and dance camps

• 6 p.m.: Student 3-point shooting contest.

• 7 p.m.: NFL vs. area teachers/coaches basketball game

Registration fees and applications are accepted on a first-come basis and are available online at

Enrollment is limited. Awards will be given to kids who make the honor roll. Participants will have opportunities to get autographs and take pictures with the celebrities. For more information, go to Sponsorship opportunities are also available.


Hinesville Katz needs
softball players



Pitching and softball coach Misty Eastlake is looking for players for the 16U, year-round traveling softball team, the Hinesville Katz. The team needs infielders and pitchers. Interested athletes should come to practice from 2-4 p.m. every Sunday at Bradwel’s softball field. For information on playing or sponsoring a team, call Eastlake at 977-2017.


Coastal Crew Rebels
tryouts coming up


The AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will have tryouts at the St. James Sports Center for
the upcoming basketball season. Dates and times are:

15U Rebels: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 6, coached by Reginalde Castille and assisted by Christopher Wright

16U Rebels: 2-5 p.m. March 6, coached by Daryl McCrae

17U Rebels: 1-4 p.m. March 13, coached by Ernie Walthour and assisted by David Linderman and Ben Scott

For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559 or go to


Lady Rebels’ teams
now forming


The St. James Coastal Crew Rebels are holding tryouts for their new Lady Rebels teams. The 17U girls will be coached by Mike Brown and the 15U will be coached by Rosby Frasier. The girls will be assisted by coach Stephanie Clay. Tryouts will be from 6-8 p.m. on March 16 at the St. James Sports Center. For more information call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.



Georgia Fury needs
softball players


The South Georgia Fury girls fast pitch travel softball team is looking for players for their 14 and under and 12 and under teams.

For more information, call coach Carrie Wilkes at (912) 842-7544 or (908) 917-8855.




Fort Stewart bowling
tournament set


Fort Stewart will have an open championship bowling tournament April 17-18 and 24-25, at Marne Lanes. Registration closes April 3. Call 767-4866.


BI wall of fame


Bradwell Institute is building a wall of fame featuring former BI Tiger athletes who played sports on the college level. Tiger coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes, but they’d like even more. Names and photos are being gathered. To submit a name or photo the following criteria must be met:

The former athlete must have graduated from Bradwell Institute. The student athlete must have gone on to play sports at the college level and must have graduate from college.

If you would like to submit names or photos, e-mail them to, or mail them (along with a self-addressed stamp envelope for return) to:

Bradwell Institute, Attn: Jeff Miller

100 Pafford St.

Hinesville, Ga 31313

For more information, call 368-6123


Coastal Crew Rebels tryouts


The AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will have tryouts at the St. James Sports Center for the upcoming basketball season. Dates and times are:

15U Rebels: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 6

16U Rebels: 2-5 p.m. March 6

17U Rebels: 1-4 p.m. March 13

Upcoming tryouts for the newly formed Lady Rebels teams will be announced soon. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559 or go to


YMCA after-school program


The Liberty County YMCA has an after-school program for middle school children. The program offers a safe place for teenagers and includes daily devotions, snacks and homework help. Participants take field trips, explore career opportunities, do arts and crafts and play in sports tournaments. Call Martez Rodgers or Corey Conner for rates and registration information at 368-9622.

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