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Sports briefs for Jan. 14, 2009
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Calling all
baseball players


If you are between the ages of 9 and 16 and interested in playing travel baseball, open tryouts will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan 24, at the Liberty County baseball fields (Liberty Independent Troup Park).

Bring any equipment you’ll need to play positions you want to try out for, i.e., first base mitt, catching gear and other equipment like your bat and glove.

Any questions call or e-mail: Joel Blanks at 977-1735 or or Frank Gregory at 682-4735 or 832-4320 or


Basketball camp registration open



The Lady Hornets basketball team will host a spring camp for girls ages 7-15 on March 14-15. The camp will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. both days at the Liberty County YMCA, 201 Mary Lou Dr., Hinesville. The campers will be drilled in fundamentals, take part in daily games, listen to lectures and go over strategy.

For more information, call Kara Reddick at 228-9600. You can register online at The registration fee is $50 for YMCA members, $60 for non-members.

Savannah Senate TNBA Bowling Association


The ninth annual mixed teams and mixed doubles tournament is set for Jan. 17-18 and 24-25 at AMF Savannah Lanes. The cost is $30 per event.

Call 507-2551, 925-0320 or e-mail


Hockey classic Jan. 16-17


The Savannah Hockey Classic returns to the Savannah Civic Center on Jan. 16-17. This year’s tournament will again feature teams from the University of Georgia, University of Florida, Georgia Tech and Florida State.

On Friday, Georgia Tech will take on FSU at 6 p.m. and Georgia will meet Florida at 8:30 p.m.

On Saturday, FSU will take on Florida at 5:30 p.m., while Georgia and Georgia Tech will meet at 8:30 p.m.

Get your tickets by visiting a Savannah Civic Center ticket outlet, or by calling the box office at (912) 651-6556. Tickets are $15 and $10.

Group discounts are available. For more information, contact Melissa Yao at (912) 644-6431 or


St. James Class of
Champions Tournament

Registration is under way and space is limited for the 2009 St. James Class of Champions Tournament. All games will be played at the St. James Sports Center and start at 9 a.m. Jan. 24.

There is no fee for the teams. However, teams must be in uniform and have a coach on staff. The tournament is open for boys ages 15-18. First and second place trophies will be awarded. Tournament MVP will receive a pair of Nike shoes.

For more information call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559 or 884-3016.


A 9-pin no-tap bowling tournament


A 9-pin, no-tap bowling tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relaty for Life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart.

It costs $20 per bowler for three games.

Prizes will be awarded for high team series (4 bowlers) doubles high game, individual high game and lowest individual score with the fewest gutter balls.

For more information, call 767-4866.



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