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Sports briefs for July 21, 2010
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FPCA to host
softball camp


First Presbyterian Christian Academy will host a softball camp for FPCA students interested in playing softball during the upcoming school year. Campers will be instructed by FPCA varsity players, parents and volunteers. All FPCA softball players are encouraged to attend this camp. The free camp will be at James Brown Park softball field, batting cages and weightlifting center. The camp will cover the fundamentals of practice routines and drills. The team’s schedule, future camps and clinics and uniform requirements will also be reviewed.

Camp is from 5-7 p.m., July 27-29. If needed, there will be a makeup/rain-out date on July 30. Georgia State University pitcher Elizabeth Kidd will be an instructor. Players should bring their own equipment and refreshments. For more information, call 877-0441.


The Mighty

Eighth Air Force Museum’s Flying Fortress 5K Run


The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum will host the inaugural Flying Fortress 5K Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. It will benefit the restoration of the museum’s B-17 bomber.

The course begins at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, winds through the nearby grounds of JCB and ends back at the museum. Registration is $25 but discounted fees are available to those who register in advance.

The Flying Fortress 5K Run is sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports in Savannah. Additional sponsors and donations are welcome. For more information, call Jane Harper at (912) 748-8888, ext. 107 or e-mail

Midway Middle School


Midway Middle School is hosting a summer football camp from 4-6 p.m. at the school Aug. 2-6. Participants must have a current completed sports physical exam form. For more information call 884-6677.


LCHS softball tryouts


The Liberty County Panthers will host softball tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at the school’s softball field. All participants must have a completed school physical form before they can try out. For more information, call coach Jerome Standard at 312-0331.


BI Lady Tigers softball


The Bradwell Lady Tigers softball team will continue conditioning for girls in grades eight through 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bradwell Field. Team tryouts will be 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2. Girls must have a current sports physical to participate. For more information, call coach Sharyl Eastlake at 369-8384 or 977-2016, coach Jeff Eastlake at 977-2015 or coach Misty Eastlake at 977-2017.


Football Tigers selling discount cards


The Bradwell Tigers football squad has 2010-11 discount cards for sale for $10. Cardholders get discounts at local restaurants, Pro Feet shoe store and Jiffy Lube. For more information, call the BI athletic office at 368-6123.


SGK baller-size

SGK Baller-size workout sessions are every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the YMCA and every Monday and Wednesday from noon-3 p.m. at Faith Baptist Christian Academy. Sessions are led by South Georgia Kings founder and coach Jessie Fleming.

The fee is $10 per session. For more information, call 368-1868 or 320-5204, or e-mail Fleming at


‘Cat Walk of Fame’ submissions needed


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 912-368-6123.

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