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Sports briefs for March 13, 2011
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Post 321 Turkey Shoot is Sunday

East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will have its first turkey shoot today at 2 p.m. at the Dorchester Civic Center in Midway. The Center is on Islands Highway.

The shoot will raise funds for Post 321’s annual holiday basket program and assistance to veterans and their families. Prizes will range from turkey to hams and, with St. Patrick’s Day approaching, briskets of beef.

For more information, call commander Dennis Fitzgerald at 980-5204 or e-mail the post at


Sign up for co-ed softball tourney


The Citizen’s of Georgia Power team will host its first co-ed softball tournament, "Pitch A Cure," on Saturday, March 19, at the Liberty County ball fields, 800 Tupelo Trail in Hinesville.

The entry fee is $150 per team, and proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Trophies will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place winners.

For more information, call Hillery Sanchez at 271-6386 or e-mail Registrations were due Saturday.


Hurricanes to meet


The Hinesville Hurricanes’ yearly meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday at Live Oak Church. Call 269-0830 for information.

White scholarships taking applications

Applications are available for the annual Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship. They must be postmarked by April 25. They include:

First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church senior, two $1,000 scholarships, applications at the church.

Bradwell senior, one $1,000, applications in the guidance office.

Liberty senior, one $1,000, applications in the guidance office.

Active duty military, undergraduate, one $1,000, applications at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 425 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. and at the Fort Stewart Army Education Center, 100 Knowledge Dr.

Community, undergraduate Liberty County resident, one $1,000, applications at the Chamber office.

Applications include an essay and two letters of recommendation. For more information, call Derrick Taylor or Janice Taylor at 876-4513 or e-mail or

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