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Sports briefs for Jan. 30, 2011
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Coast meeting

The Georgia Coastal Management Coastal Advisory Council will meet Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Wetlands Education Center in Richmond Hill. The center is located in J.F. Gregory Park. For more information call Kelly O’Rourke, GA DNR/Coastal Resources Division, at 912-264-7218.


Rebels workout


The 14U and 15U AAU Coastal Crew Rebels will work out at 3 p.m. today at the St. James Sports Center. All players encouraged to attend. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.


Chain baseball


The Chain Baseball Academy will meet at 4 p.m. Jan. 30 to discuss spring and summer plans. Players interested in trying out are encouraged to attend. Call 912-352-3466 or visit for more information.

Rebels clash


The Rebels Clash of Champions tournament is scheduled for March 19-20 at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown. The tournament is for 15U boys teams only and players must be 15 to participate. All teams must have a dark and a light uniform. Registration is $150 per team and registration closes March 11. First- and second-place medals will be awarded and each team is guaranteed two games in the double-elimination tournament.

Tip-off is at 9 a.m. March 19. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students. For more information, call 980-4559. The tournament is directed by Ernie Walthour and David Linderman.


The South Georgia Kings will have tryouts for their upcoming AAU basketball season. Seventh and eighth grade tryouts will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Feb. 5, at Long County High School. Fifth and sixth grade tryouts will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Feb. 12, at Long County High School. There is a $25 application fee. For more information call Leonard Hall 912-332-2535 or Derrick Brooks at 912-695-0481.



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


The Liberty County YMCA spring soccer program registration begins Jan. 31 and continues until March 14. The season kicks off March 19. For more information call Richard Sommerville at 368-9622.


There will be a 9 Pin No-Tap Sweetheart Scotch Doubles Tournament from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 12 at Marne Lanes. There is an entry fee of $20 for each two-person team consisting of a male and female. Sign-up begins 1 hour before each shift. For more information call 767-4866.

Martial arts

The St. James Sports Center will offer taekwondo and martial arts classes in February. Registration 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.


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


Sessions on basketball fundamentals led by South Georgia Kings founder Jessie Fleming, are from 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the YMCA. The fee is $15 per session. For more information, call 320-9869 or e-mail




Church league

A community church bowling league needs new bowlers. The league meets at 6:45 p.m. each Thursday at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart. Anyone who attends any church is eligible. Sign-up costs $19-$21 and play costs $8 each Thursday. Call Jeri Vick at 876-4351 or 222-0924.


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

Cat Walk

Bradwell Institute is building a "Cat Walk of Fame" featuring former BI athletes who played sports at the college level. Tiger Coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes and are gathering names and photos, but they’d like more.

To be eligible for the Cat Walk of Fame, the former athlete must have graduated from Bradwell Institute, played sports at the college level and graduated from college. To submit names or photos, e-mail them to or mail them, along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope for return, to:

Bradwell Institute, Attn: Jeff Miller

100 Pafford St.

Hinesville, GA 31313

For more information, call 368-6123.

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