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Sports briefs for June 8, 2009
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St. James camp


St. James summer day camp is under way. 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 one-time 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 Only serious and dedicated players should apply. Team managers also are needed.

Baseball tryouts


There will be summer baseball tryouts at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Liberty County Recreation Department’s Cohan Field in Stafford Park. Players aged 11-12 are eligible. Players should bring equipment for the different positions they’re trying out for, such as a first-base mitt, catching gear, etc.

For more information, call coach Joel Blanks at 977-1735 or e-mail


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 Cherokee Rose at 876-5503.

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

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.

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



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.




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