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Sports briefs for March 29, 2009
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LCRD adult
softball leagues


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.


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.

AAU boys national qualifer April 17-19



The AAU boys tournament national qualifier is April 17-19 in Jacksonville, Fla. Boys ages 10 through high school seniors are eligible.

There is a $300 entry fee. Multiple team discounts are available. Registration closes April 3. Participating teams will get an automatic bid to the national tournament.

Teams can register on-line at Entries are only accepted with full payment and a team roster.

For more information, go to, call (912) 695-0481 or (904) 704-7695, or e-mail or


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 refreshments and door prizes. For more information, go to or call (912) 351-9361.


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


CYS baseball, T-ball


Registration for youth baseball and T-ball on Fort Stewart will run March 30-May 8, or until 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.


LCRD officials sought


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.



AAU C.C. Rebels to hold shootout


The AAU St. James Coastal Crew Rebels will host a double-elimination tournament on April 4-5. The tournament is for 14U teams and registration is $100 per team. All teams must have uniforms and coaches.

The first game starts at 9 a.m. and the brackets will be determined by first rounds results.

Admission is $5 adults, $2 children. Games are scheduled to be at the St. James
Sports Center in the Holmestown community.

For more information, call Ernie Walthour 980-4559 or go to www.



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