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Sports briefs for Nov. 18, 2009
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Class of Champion tourney Nov. 21

The schedule is set for the Rebels Class of Champions Tournament on Saturday. The tournament is double elimination. Trophies will be awarded for first and second place. Admission is $2. Games will be at St. James Sports Center.

• 10 a.m.: Brunswick vs. Youth Challenge Academy

• 11 a.m.: Statesboro vs. Walthourville

• Noon: Fort Stewart vs. winner of game one

• 1 p.m.: Savannah vs. winner of game two

Games are expected to go on until 7 p.m. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559 or go to


Panther fans can reserve bus seats


Fans can reserve seats now on a charter bus to Liberty County High School Panther football team’s playoff game Friday. It will leave from the high school to travel to Jackson for the game.

After the team’s victory in round one last week, a bus was immediately reserved and 42 seats have already been reserved. If needed, another bus will be chartered, but all seats must be paid for no later than today. For more information, call Evette Mothershed at 332-2409 or Patricia Stokes at 980-6307.

Liberty County Sports Hall of Fame tickets

The Liberty County Sports Hall of Fame banquet will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. Tickets must be purchased in advance from Gerald DeLoach. Call him at 876-2878 or e-mail Tickets are $15.


Jiu-jitsu classes under way



Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes started Nov. 2. Registration is monthly for classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the YMCA. The youth class for ages 4-15 meets from 5-6 p.m. and costs $50 per month, per person. Tuition is $60 for non-members. The adult class meets from 6-7 p.m. and costs $80 per month for members and $90 for others.

Private lessons are available for $80 per hour, which can be split between four people. For more information, call Richard Somerville at 368-9622, (808) 927-1643 or e-mail malacasbjj@yahoo.


BI booster club selling
Boston butts


The Harvey Overton Bradwell Booster Club’s Boston butt sale starts Dec. 11 at Bradwell’s baseball field. Butts cost $20 each. For more information, call Jeff Miller at 368-6123. All proceeds go to improving and maintaining the BI weight room.


Georgia Kings workouts


Workout sessions for seventh- and eighth-graders under the guidance of South Georgia King founder and coach Jessie Fleming are open for enrollment. The fee is $20 per session. For more information, call 368-1868 or 320-5204, or e-mail Fleming at


Homefront assistance


Operation Homefront is helping financially strapped, military families afford sports team registrations, cultural and art classes, etc., for children of Georgia service members. For more information, call Christina Anthony or Ashley Carpenter at 368-9622.


Savannah River Bridge run
scheduled for Dec. 5


The Savannah River Bridge Run is set for Dec. 5.

Participants can register online at The entry fee is $30 for anyone who registers between Nov. 1-Dec. 3.

Runners can pick up their registration packets Friday, Dec. 4, inside the Savannah Civic Center. Participants can register during packet pick-up for $35. The entry fee includes a T-shirt and refreshments. Participants cannot register on the day of the race.

The course spans Savannah’s Talmadge Bridge, which is 1.4-miles long and has a 5.5 percent incline. It is 196 feet above the Savannah River.

For registration, race details and information, call Fleet Feet Sports of Savannah at (912) 355-3527 or go to

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