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Sports briefs for Jan. 2, 2009
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YMCA basketball camp


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 Drive, Hinesville. The campers will be drilled in basketball 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. 10-11,17-18 and 24-25 at AMF Savannah Lanes. The cost is $30 per event.

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


Free clinic
features McGowan


Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan of Ludowici will conduct a free clinic at 1 p.m. today at Chain Baseball Academy in Savannah.

The 26-year-old right-hander for the Toronto Blue Jays is preparing for his fifth season in the majors. On July 31, he had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He started throwing again last week.

Last season, McGowan went 6-7 with a 4.37 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 19 starts.

Chain Baseball is located at 5501 Abercorn St. For more information, call 352-8466 or visit

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