Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame
The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame will be accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame through September 10th, 2009.
Anyone is entitled to nominate a past Liberty county athlete, coach or other individual who you feel is deserving of this honor. Individuals must be nominated before their name can appear on the ballot.
Eligibility for induction into the Hall of Fame: Athletes and coaches who are candidates for induction must be at least five (5) years removed from their highest level of competition achieved in Liberty County. Boosters, sponsors, game officials, supporters or other individuals who have promoted athletic endeavors in Liberty County may be considered for induction while still active in their roles. Athletes and coaches can be considered for induction for athletic achievements that did not occur while residing in Liberty County. Teams that competed in Liberty County can also be considered for nomination.
If you wish to nominate an individual please fill out the information below and return it to:
To The Liberty County Hall of Fame committee.
Nominee’s name_________________________Class of______
Phone number_____ _____ ______
Nominee’s Category: Player Coach At-Large
Nominees resume (i.e., awards, records, achievements, and honors)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Attach additional sheet if needed.
Your Name: ____________________________
Mail To: Craig Stafford
c/o Liberty County Hall of Fame
P. O. Box 339
Hinesville, Ga. 31310
St. James camp
Registration is under way for St. James summer day camp. Registration is from 2-7 p.m. and the fee is $50 per week. The camp hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday- Friday.
Activities for ages 5-13 include swimming, bowling, skating, arts and crafts, basketball and field trips to Splash-n-The Boro and Chuck E Cheese. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 884-3016 or 980-4559.
Travel Team USA needs players
The Travel team USA is seeking college seniors, recent graduates or professional players for a women’s travel basketball team. The team travels across the Eastern United States, playing in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Through Travel Team USA, players will meet sports agents with international contacts. There is a onetime fee, which will cover uniforms and travel expenses. This summer, the team will have conditioning sessions for the upcoming season. Players with at least college level experience are preferred. If you are interested, e-mail Tiffany Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only serious and dedicated players should apply. Team managers also are needed.
Flag football league
Registration for the YMCA flag football leagues runs through July 6. Registration is open for ages 3-16. Practice begins around July 13 and games start around July 27. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 368-9622.
Y Gymanstics planning camps
YMCA Gymnastics is having "Flip and Splash" camp that includes gymnastics, crafts and swimming:
• Session 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 23-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.
Energy Oasis camps
Energy Oasis in Richmond Hill will be offering the following summer camps:
• Yoga/pilates camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., June 15-19. Ages 9-14. Cost is $125.
• Wrestling camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., June 22-26. Ages 10 and under. Cost is $125.
• Yoga/pilates camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., July 6-10. Ages 5-9. Cost is $125.
• Wrestling camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., July 13-17. Ages 10 and under. Cost is $125.
• All around the world camp, 9 a.m.-noon, July 20-24. Ages 4-11. Cost is $125.
For more information, call (912) 756-5865.
Fort King George spring canoe excursions
Fort King George Historic Site has set a Spring Canoe Excursion program. Site guides will offer canoe trips June 20 through the old rice canals of Cathead Creek. The complex maze of rice canals produces a unique ecosystem. Old cypress trees, rare Altamaha vegetation and wildlife will be present and interpreted by naturalist guides.
The trip starts at 8 a.m. and will be extended into a longer paddle down Cathead Creek into Darien. The trip will last four hours and will finish at Skippers Dock in Darien. The trips cost $25 per person. The site will furnish all canoes, paddles and life jackets. Participants are responsible for all other amenities such as snacks, drinks, bug spray, etc. For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or visit www.gastateparks.org/fortkinggeorge.
LCRD summer programs
Liberty County Recreation Department has started its 2009 summer. Programs include day camp, swim lessons, swim team, sports camps, taekwondo, golf, tennis, track and field and more. Register at the LCRD Office on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Hours are Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration will continue until all slots are filled. Online registration is available at www.lcrd.net. For additional information call 876-5359.
Golf classic registration open
Online registration for the 2009 Jekyll Island
Georgia-Florida Golf Classic is open. Registration is
$270 per player until July 1 and $300 after. Online
registration is limited to the first 400 registrants
and includes green fees, cart rental, cocktail party and oyster roast for player and guest and non-player activities. For more information, call the Jekyll Island Golf Pro Shop at (912) 635-2368. For more information on all other Jekyll Island activities and hotel accommodations, call the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center at 1-877-4JEKYLL.
Summer Slam seeks
This year’s Summer Slam is July 5 and will include local musical talent, food vendors, car clubs and DJs.
Summer Slam organizers are accepting registration for local musicians, vendors and DJs who want to participate in the one-day event that usually draws hundreds of people.
The gates will open at 1 p.m. and admission is $5. A car stereo contest starts at 3 p.m. and local musicians will take the stage starting around 5 p.m.
This year’s event will also feature a DJ competition.
For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.
Pool now open
The Liberty County Recreation Department swimming pool is open. The pool is in Liberty Independent Troop Park on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Hours are 2-6 p.m. every day. Admission is $2 per person. The pool may be reserved for private parties.
Swimming lessons for ages 4 and up will be offered at the pool in two-week sessions (Tuesday-Friday), mornings: June 2-12, 16-26, July 7-17 and July 21-31, at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. evenings: June 2-12, 16-26 at 6:10 p.m. The cost is $2. Slots are limited. On-line registration is available at www.lcrd.net.
Sunday night is family night with only parents and children admitted from 6:30-8:30. Monday night is senior swim for ages 50 and older, from 6:30-8. Thursday night is pre-teen swim for ages 9-12, from 6:30-8:30. Admission is $2 per person.
The pool may be reserved for exclusive use by individuals or groups. The fee is $50 per hour for 25 people or fewer, $75 per hour for 25-50 people, $100 per hour for 50-75 people, and $125 per hour for 75-100 people. Reservations must be made through the LCRD Office.
For additional information, go to the LCRD Web site at www.lcrd.net or call 876-5359.
Year of the NCO golf tourney
The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is hosting its Year of the NCO golf tournament at the Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart on Friday, June 19, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The rain date is June 25.
It’s a four-person scramble tournament and the registration fee is $30. Sponsorships are available for the following prices:
Title sponsor $2,500, meal sponsor $1,500, beverage sponsor $1,500, team of four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA non-member) $325, team four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA Member) $275, hole sponsor (AUSA non-member) $250, hole sponsor (AUSA member) $200, team of four $100 and individual players $30.
For more information, call 877-5209, 368-3332 or 308-5403 or e-mail email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
2009 Tiger Tee-Off
The Bradwell Institute 2009 Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament is at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Registrations are being accepted for four-person scramble teams. The entry fee is $50 per person, $200 per team. Send entry payment along with the names of team players and a contact number for team captain to:
727 S. Main St., #99
Hinesville, GA 31313
For more information, call Ken Griffin at (478) 494-2016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call the Cherokee Rose Country Club at 876-5503.
Lady Tiger softball
Lady Tiger voluntary softball conditioning will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. through July. Current medical physicals are required to attend conditioning. Parents or players with questions should call the coaches at 369-8384, 977-2015 or 977-2016.
Soccer association training session scheduled
The Hinesville Soccer Association will host a training session with coach Louie Sahin from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 20, at James Brown Park. The session costs $20 and is for players ages 10 and older. Sahin is a USSF A licensed coach, Turkish FAA licensed coach and a USSF national youth licensed coach. For more information, call 977-4642.