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Sports briefs for July 17, 2009
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Bradwell softball tryouts Aug. 3


Open tryouts for the Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers softball team will be Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Bradwell Lady Tigers softball field. Girls in the grades 8-12 are eligible. A sports physical is required to try outs. For more information, call Coach Eastlake at 369-8384 or 977-2016 or 977-2015.

Sign up for football, cheerleading, soccer


The Department of the Army Child Youth and School Services is having tackle football, cheerleading and fall soccer registration through Aug. 10, or until all slots are filled. Register at the Fort Stewart CYSS, building 443, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, or 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday.

Football is open to ages 7-13. Fee is $60. Cheerleading is open to ages 6-13. Fee is $30. Soccer is open to ages 4-13. Fee is $30.

The fee is waived if one or more parents are deployed. The fee is waived for the first child and there is a 10 percent discount for each additional child of volunteer coaches.

All participants must have a current physical on file. For more information, call 767-4371.

YMCA Xbox Madden
NFL 2009 Challenge


The Liberty County YMCA is hosting Madden NFL 2009-10 Xbox 360 online tournaments. The first tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1. Registration is $15 and you can register at the YMCA.

Prizes will be determined based on the number of participants. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in this double-elimination tournament. For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622. Or e-mail at


Lady Panther softball tryouts


The Liberty County Lady Panthers softball team will have tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 3, at the school’s softball field. School physical forms must be completed to be eligible for the tryouts. For more information, call coach Jerome Standard at 312-0331.

Operation Homefront
financial assistance


Operation Homefront is helping financially strapped, military families afford sports team registrations, cultural and art classes, etc., for children of Georgia service members. For more information, call Christina Anthony or Ashley Carpenter at 368-9622.


YMCA after-school program


Liberty County YMCA is taking registration for its Y’s Kids, an after school program for middle school children (sixth-eighth-grade) at the YMCA. Transportation will be provided from middle schools to the Y. Registration is June 29-July 2. Sliding-scale fees are based on income. For more information call Christina Anthony, family programs director, at 368-9622.


Team Hinesville seeks

Team Hinesville’s weightlifting team is seeking donations for upcoming trips to the AAU Junior Olympics and world and national qualifiers.

World-ranked Olympic weightlifter Jenna Bussard, coach of Team Hinesville, said participants pay their own expenses so she is always eager to accept donations to help Team Hinesville. If you would like to make a donation, call her at 429-0931.


Y Gymanstics planning camps



YMCA Gymnastics is having "Flip and Splash" camp that includes gymnastics, crafts and swimming:

• Session 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 9, ages 3-5 from 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6 and up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

• Session 2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 14-30, ages 3-5 from 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6 and up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

For more information call Richard Somerville, Y sports and fitness director, at 368-9322.


BI discount cards available


The Bradwell Tigers football squad has the 2009-10 discount cards available for sale for $10. The cards are for local restaurants and Pro Feet shoe store. For more information, call the BI athletic office at 368-6123.

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