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Sports briefs for MArch 22, 2009
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USSF referee
certification course


Hinesville Soccer will host a USSF referee entry level certification course today at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville. A recertification course for active referees is also being offered.

To attend, register for either course at Signees will need to create an account and sign up for the Hinesville class that is listed. For information, call Tom Sukaratana at 977-4642.


Golf tournament to benefit
children’s home


There will be a golf tournament to benefit the Baxley campus of the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Blueberry Plantation, 315 Ironwood Circle, Alma. The entry fee is $50 per person. For more information, go to, or call (912) 367-6691.


LCRD adult softball


The Liberty County Recreation Department will accept team entries for 2009 adult softball programs in March. Divisions for both men and women teams are open, church, co-ed (church and open), industrial and 40 and over. For additional information, call the LCRD Office at 876-5359.


CYS baseball and T-ball


Registration for youth baseball and T-ball on Fort Stewart will run March 30-May 8, or when slots are no longer available.

Baseball is open to current CYS members age 7-14 (as of Aug. 1), boys and girls and T-ball is open to current CYS members age 4-6 (as of May 1) boys and girls.

Tentative age divisions for baseball will be 7-8 pitching machine, 9-10 pitching machine, and 11-14 live pitch. Register at CYS, Bldg. 443, Gulick Ave. (next to Corkan Pool). Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

For more information on registration, call 767-2312. For more information on baseball or T-ball, call 767-4371. All CYS sports programs require the use of volunteers to coach teams. If you would like to volunteer to coach, visit CYS or Jordan Youth Gym (Bldg. 608 W. 6th St.) and ask for an application. All new applicants must submit to screening and background checks.


Wildlife refuges
supporters to meet


Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges will have a general membership meeting and elect the board of directors at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the conference room at Palmetto Electric Cooperative Building, 1 Cooperative Way, Hardeeville, S.C.

It’s the first official meeting of this new volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the area’s seven national wildlife refuges. Interested members of the public are invited to attend, join the group and vote in the elections. There will be light refreshments and door prizes. For more information, go to or call (912) 351-9361.

LCRD officials needed


The Liberty County Recreation Department is accepting applications for officials and scorekeepers for T-ball, softball and baseball programs. All programs start in April and continue into June. Applications may be obtained at the LCRD office, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 876-5359 for information.


Lady Hornets tryouts


Hinesville is now home to the C-Port Lady Hornets women’s basketball team. The C-Port Hornets is one of the newest members of the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League.

The WBCBL provides competitive basketball for women age 20 and older. The competition level ranges from former college players to former NWBL and WNBA players and current international players.

The C-Port Lady Hornets are currently seeking players and staff for the 2009 season. Team tryouts will be April 18 at 10:30 am at Liberty County YMCA, 201 Mary Lou Drive, Hinesville.

For more information, call (912) 224-4431 or e-mail








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