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Sports briefs for Nov. 1, 2009
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CYS basketball, cheerleading



Registration for Fort Stewart youth basketball and cheerleading runs through Dec. 31, or until all slots are filled. Registration is open to all CYS members living on or off post, ages 5-18 for basketball and 6-13 for cheerleading.

Register at Fort Stewart CYS, building 443 on Gulick Avenue. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesdays.

For more information on registration, call 767-2312. For more information on the basketball or cheerleading programs, or to see if you qualify for fee waivers or discounts, call 767-4371.

Volunteers are also needed to coach teams. If interested, go to the CYS building or call 767-2312 to put your name on a coaching list. All volunteers will be required to fill out a registration form and submit to a background check.


Panther fans can
reserve bus seats


Fans can reserve a seat now on the Liberty County High School Panther football team’s playoff charter bus, which will leave from the high school on Friday, Nov. 13 or Saturday, Nov. 14 and travel to LaGrange or Columbus for the game. Seats are $25 each. Final payment is due by Monday, Nov. 9, and if all seats are not sold by then, the bus will be canceled. For more information, call Evette Mothershed at 332-2409 or Patricia Stokes at 980-6307.


Rebels class of champion tourney


A limited number of slots are available for the upcoming Rebels class of champion basketball tournament at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at St. James Sports Center. It is open to boys ages 15-18 and all teams must have coaches and team uniforms.

There is no fee, but space is limited. The tournament is double elimination. Trophies will be awarded for first and second place. Admission to watch the games is $2.

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

GSU to offer two baseball camps



STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University’s baseball program will offer two instructional camps this winter, both held at J.I. Clements Stadium. They are open to players in fifth grade through high school. The Eagles will offer a one-day fundamentals skills camp from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. The camp costs $140 per person and lunch will be provided. Every Tuesday, starting Jan. 5 and running through Feb. 2, the Eagles will offer a winter hitting league. The camp is limited to the first 30 applicants and costs $250 per person. For more information or to sign up, call Carlos Love at the GSU baseball office at (912) 478-1350.

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