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Sports briefs for March 20, 2011
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Tournament of Scholarships

The Liberty County Martin Luther King Jr. Association Inc. is sponsoring the 7th annual Golf Tournament of Scholarships at noon April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Registration is open until April 8.
The cost is $50 per player, $200 per team. All proceeds benefit academic scholarships for LCHS seniors. Door prizes and lunch will be provided for the players. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $100-$1,500. Make checks payable to MLKOA, Inc., P.O. Box 1626, Hinesville, Ga., 31310. For more information, call Kenneth Howard at 876-3164 or Joe Ford at 408-6441.

Kings of the South AAU tourney

The Kings of the South AAU Invitational Tournament is scheduled for April 8-10 in Hinesville. Registrations will be accepted until April 1. 
There will be a boys’ division open to third- through 12th-graders and a girls’ division open to sixth- through 12th-graders. The entry fee is $250, and trophies will be awarded to first- and second-place teams. For more information, call 695-0481.

5K to benefit Helen’s Haven

The Fraser Counseling Center will have a 5K walk/run to benefit Helen’s Haven Children’s Advocacy Center at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 2. Early registration is $25 by March 30. Late registration is $30 after March 30 until race day. Five-member teams may register for $100. Race-day registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race starts at 8 a.m. Make checks payable to: 5K Run/Walk – Helen’s Haven, 203 Mary Lou Drive, Hinesville, GA 31310. To register online, go to
After the run/walk, refreshments will be available and awards will be given. Helen’s Haven is a division of Mary Lou Fraser Foundation for Families Inc. For more information, call the Fraser Counseling Center at 369-7777 or e-mail

 Golf to benefit Relay for life

The SNF (Chemtall) team will host a golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Crosswinds Golf Club. The entry fee is $50, which includes 18 holes of golf and range balls. E-mail for information.

Red Shoes run, pop-tab event

The Savannah Ronald McDonald House will host the Red Shoes Run & Pop Tab Pandemonium, a 5K run/walk/stroll and pop-tab collection event, on Saturday, April 9, at the Ronald McDonald House, 4710 Waters Ave. Runners will cross a bridge twice, earning the 5K the nickname the “mini-bridge run.” Strollers are welcome. Visit, key words Red Shoes Run, to register, or get a paper registration by visiting Fleet Feet Sports, the Ronald McDonald House or log onto The fee is $30 through March 30 and then $35 through race day. Online registration will close April 8. Participants are encouraged to start a personal fundraising web page after they register by going to

Scholarships available

Scholarship applications are available for the annual Henry ‘Hank’ White Memorial Scholarship and must be postmarked no later than April 25:
Grants available include:
• First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church senior, two $1,000 scholarships, applications at the church.
• Bradwell Institute senior, one $1,000 scholarship, applications in the guidance office.
• Liberty County High School senior, one $1,000 scholarship, applications in the guidance office.
• Active-duty military, undergraduate, one $1,000 scholarship, applications at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center at 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway and at the Fort Stewart Army Education Center at 100 Knowledge Drive Building 100.
• Community, undergraduate Liberty County resident, one $1,000 scholarship, applications at the Chamber office.
For more information, call Derrick Taylor or Janice Taylor at 876-4513 or email

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