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Sports briefs for May 13, 2011
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Annual Tiger Tee-Off on tap

The annual Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harvey Overton Bradwell Boosters Club, is at 1:30 p.m. June 11 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. The fee is $50 per person, $200 per team in a four-person scramble format. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams. To register your teams, send first and last names of team members and the entry fee to Ken Griffin, 727 South Main Street #99, Hinesville, Ga., 31313. For more information, call Griffin at 478-494-2016, Ronnie Mobley at 876-5503 or email Griffin at

Soccer club holding tryouts

The Richmond Hill Soccer Club is conducting tryouts for 13U-15U boys and 13U-19U girls. The free tryouts will be
6-8 p.m. June 7-9 at DeVaul Henderson Park in Richmond Hill. For more information, email

Summer Slam in July

The annual Summer Slam event is scheduled for July 3 at Salter’s Field, and event director Ernie Walthour is accepting applications for food vendors and musicians/bands.
The gates will open at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. The daylong event will feature a music contest at 3 p.m., car and motorcycle show at 4 p.m. and live music at 5 p.m. Evening headliners include Dirty Dollars, Milkk Mann and Fame Entertainment’s Lil Bun.
For vendor information, call Walthour at 912-980-4559.

Touchdown Club tourney

The Long County Touchdown Club’s annual golf tournament is Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
The event is a non-profit activity with proceeds going to help the Blue Tide football program. Tee-off time for the four-person scramble will be at 1:30 p.m. A meal will be included along with prizes for the top three teams, closest-to-the-pin and longest drive. There also will be plenty of door prizes. 
For more information on playing in the tournament, donating a door prize or sponsoring a hole, call Joey Harrison at 912-545-3104.

Walking for scholarships

Georgia Coastal Youth Inc. and Seven Ministries will sponsor a walk-a-thon to raise funds for The Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship.
The funds will benefit deserving seniors from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High who want to further their education. The event is slated to start at 6:30 a.m. May 21. The seven-mile trek will start and end in the parking lot of the Bradwell baseball field.
For more information, call Gary Gilliard at 977-3527.

YMCA offers programs

The Liberty County YMCA is currently registering for the following programs:
• Soccer league, ages 11-14, registration ends May 22.
• T-Ball league, ages 3-7, registration ends May 16.
• Soccer camp, ages 5-14, camp will be held June 13-17.
• Football camp, ages 5-14, camp will be held June 20-24
• Basketball camp, ages 5-14, camp will be held June 27-30.
For more information call 912-368-9622.

Sign up for summer camp

Registration is under way for the St. James summer day camp, which starts June 1 and will be open from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The camp is closed on all holidays. The fee is $50 per week. The camp is open to children ages 5-14. Activities will include swimming, bowling, basketball, soccer, kickball and weekly field trips.
For more information, call 980-4559 or 884-3016.

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