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Sports briefs for March 30, 2011
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New girls’ AAU team in town


The Hinesville Lady Hawks girls’ AAU basketball team is seeking players ages 9-14. The organization is geared to players of all levels and no child will be turned away.

The team also is seeking volunteer coaches and sponsors for its upcoming season.

The initial cost to join the team is $105, which will cover the cost of the uniform and registration into the AAU basketball league. For more information, call coach Harvey Harris at 321-9150 or 570-1176. You also can visit the girls at the Fort Stewart MWR yard sale April 16.


Registration ends for AAU tourney


Registration ends Friday for The Kings of the South AAU Invitational Tournament. The tournament is April 8-10 in Hinesville. 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. For more information, call

Savannah Derby
Devils open season


The Savannah Derby Devils open their fifth season in a new venue with a double-header against Charleston’s Low Country High Rollers on Saturday at the Savannah Civic Center’s Martin Luther King Jr. Arena.

The event will debut the SDD’s new B Team, the Hostess City Hellions, who will take on Charleston’s Bruisin’ Betties in the first game of the evening at 5 p.m.

The All-Star teams take the floor at
7 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance through the Civic Center box office or, or $12 at the door. Military, students and seniors receive a $2 discount at the door. Kids ages 3-12 are $2; ages 2 and younger are free. Groups of 20 or more can receive a rate of $8 per ticket by contacting the box office at 651-6557.

Season tickets are on sale online through the Civic Center at


Scholarship tournament


The Liberty County Martin Luther King Jr. Association Inc. is sponsoring the seventh 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. 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.

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