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Sports briefs for March 2, 2011
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Roller Derby


The Savannah Derby Devils women’s flat-track roller derby league returns to SuperGoose Sports for the first of two intra-league scrimmages this year.

The March 12 event will include an hour of full-contact skating between the local rollergirls as well as raffles, games, prizes, refreshments, merchandise and a free moonbounce for kids. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the scrimmage starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. There is a $2 discount off the door price for senior citizens (65 and older) and people with a military or student ID. Kids ages 8 and younger get in free. Some bleacher seating is available. SuperGoose Sports is at 3700 Wallin St. in Savannah.

To order tickets online, go to



The Hinesville Hurricanes will host a players’ meeting at
6 p.m. March 14 at the Live Oak Church in Hinesville. The registration fee is $125. The meeting is open to anyone interested in trying out for the team. For more information, call 269-0830.

Guyton sports camp is set for March 11-12


Former Bradwell Institute standout and current New England Patriots football player Gary Guyton will host a two-day sports camp in Hinesville on March 11-12.

The event kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with a Pros vs. Teachers celebrity basketball game at Bradwell Institute. Admission is $5 in advance or $8 at the door; children ages 5 and younger are admitted free. Autographed T-shirts will be sold for $10 in advance or $15 at the event.

There will be a celebrity sports night at
9 p.m. at Doodle’s, 105 West General Screven Way. Admission is $30 in advance or $40 at the door. Military admission is $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Adults and kids are welcome, and the price of admission includes food and drinks.

This is an opportunity to bring a camera and take pictures, get autographs from and mingle with Guyton and NFL players Michael Jones of the Bengals and Darryl Richards of the Patriots.

Saturday gets under way at 9 a.m. with free youth football and cheer camps at Bradwell Institute for students in first through sixth grades. Admission is limited to the first 150 kids for football and first 25 for cheerleading and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The football clinic includes football instruction with NFL players and an autograph session. The cheer clinic concentrates on basic cheer skills including jumps, motions and moves. No previous cheer experience is necessary.

At noon there will be a free varsity skills football camp at Bradwell Institute for kids in seventh through 12th grades, limited to the first 150 to sign up.

At 2 and 2:30 p.m. there will be half-hour seminars for parents on NCAA eligibility. Register in advance online at




Gear up for YMCA’s


The Liberty County YMCA will host an aerobic-thon from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5. Free and open to the public, donations will be accepted for the Y’s Priceless Gifts campaign. It provides scholarships to needy families for YMCA programs and memberships. For more information, call 368-9622.


Clash tournament is March 19-20


The Rebels Clash of Champions tournament is scheduled for March 19-20 at the St. James Sports Center in Holmestown. The tournament is for 15U boys, ninth-graders only, teams only and players must be 15 to participate. All teams must have a dark and a light uniform. Registration is $150 per team and registration closes March 11. First- and second-place medals will be awarded and each team is guaranteed two games in the double-elimination tournament.

Tip-off is at 9 a.m. March 19. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students. For more information, call 980-4559. The tournament is directed by Ernie Walthour and David Linderman.


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