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Sports briefs for June 21, 2009
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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.

Sign up for football, cheerleading, soccer


The Department of the Army Child Youth and School Services will have tackle football, cheerleading and fall soccer registration June 29-Aug. 10, or when 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 ports fee is waived for the first child and there is a10 percent discount for each additional child of volunteer coaches.

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

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.

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 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
talent, vendors


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.


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.


SSU Women’s basketball Camp

Registration is open until June 26, for the Savannah State University women’s basketball camp, scheduled for June 30-July 3. The fee is $100 and camp is from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information or to register, call (912) 353-3031


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

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 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, or


Lady Tiger softball
voluntary conditioning

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.


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:

Ken Griffin

Bradwell Institute

727 S. Main St., #99

Hinesville, GA 31313

For more information, call Ken Griffin at (478) 494-2016 or e-mail You can also call the Cherokee Rose Country Club at 876-5503.




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.

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