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Sports briefs for May 4, 2011
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Long County TD Club tourney

The Long County Touchdown Club will have its annual golf tournament May 14 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 to 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 Deona Carter at 912-617-3228 or Joey Harrison at 912-545-3104.
St. James
summer camp

Registration is  under way for the St. James summer camp, which begins June 1. Camp hours are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is $50 per week. For more information, call 980-4559.

Summer Slam
vendors sought
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.

Walk-a-thon 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.

Liberty YMCA
The Liberty County YMCA currently is accepting registrations 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 June 13 - 17
• Football camp ages 5-14, camp will be June 20 - 24
• Basketball camp, ages 5-14, camp will be June 27-30.
For more information, call 912-368-9622

New AAU team
in Hinesville
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 covers 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.

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