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Sports briefs for Jan. 12, 2011
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Donell Woods Tournament

The annual Donell Woods Memorial Tournament is Jan. 15 at Bradwell Institute, Lewis Frasier Middle School and Snelson Golden Middle School. The annual tournament showcases ninth grade and junior varsity teams. Admission is free.
The boys’ junior varsity bracket begins at 9 a.m. at Bradwell Institute.  The ninth grade boys’ bracket tips off at 9 a.m. at Lewis Frasier Middle School. The junior varsity girls will tip-off at 9 a.m. at Snelson Golden Middle School.

All-Stars tryouts

Scott’s All-Stars, an academic/AAU basketball program, will have try-outs Feb. 12-13 at the YMCA in Hinesville. On Feb. 19-20 tryouts also will be held at Jenkins High School at 3 p.m. The program will field two elementary teams, one middle school team and one high school team for a maximum of 48 kids. For more information, call Marcus Scott at 655-4371 or Darrell West at 321-9945 or go to

Hinesville Soccer Association 

The Hinesville Soccer Association will have spring soccer registration on Friday, Jan. 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the Shuman Recreation Center at James Brown Park. Registration is open for age groups 4-and-younger and 19-and-younger boys and girls. There is a nonrefundable $25 registration fee that goes toward season dues. Bring a copy of player’s birth certificate for age verification. For more information, call 977-0072 or e-mail  

Coastal Ga. Soccer
Association registration
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

YMCA Ultimate Fitness
The liberty County YMCA is taking registration for the Ultimate Fitness Challenge, which begins Jan. 24. It is open to everyone ages 16 and older. Available time slots are 5:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 368-9622.

Dribbling 101
Dribbling practices, led by South Georgia Kings founder Jessie Fleming, are 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

Taekwondo/martial arts classes forming

The St. James Sports Center will offer taekwondo and martial arts classes in February. Registration is under way and is open to all ages. Classes will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call Mike Welter at 492-0486, the St. James Sports Center at 884-3016 or Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.

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