Area residents concerned about the proposed expansion of the Townsend Bombing Range in Long County have a few extra days to express their feelings. The period for public comments, which had closed in September, has been extended to Nov. 8. Comments may be submitted on the TBS website: www.townsendbombingrangeeis.com, by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular postal mail sent to:
P.O. Box 180458
Tallahassee, FL 32318
Bradwell baseball fundraiser
The BI Tiger baseball team will be hosting a fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the McDonald’s on Highway 196 in Hinesville.
pro combine and college showcase
The Savannah Chain Baseball Academy is hosting a pro combine and college showcase on Saturday, Nov. 6. Play will be at the Chain Field in Garden City and Grayson Stadium in Savannah. Registration starts at 9 a.m., workouts run from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and scrimmages will be from 2-5 p.m. Go to www.chainbaseball.com or call Mike Alvarez at 912-313-1556 for information.
Hinesville Katz tryouts
The Hinesville Katz is hosting tryouts for the 16U and 18U softball teams at Bradwell Institute softball field from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. For information, call Misty Eastlake at 977-2017 or e-mail email@example.com.
Grow A Girl Network golf tourney
The Grow A Girl Network golf tournament is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
Hole sponsorships are $100 or more. Registration costs $50 per person or $200 for a four-person team. The tournament is open to men and women.
For more information call 332-7995 or 347-446-8995.
Scott’s All-Stars are taking applications for the 2011 season. There are fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade boys teams. Practice is at 3 p.m. every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at the YMCA. The public is welcome. Coaches also are needed. For more information, call Marcus Scott IV at 655-4371 or Darrell West at 321-9945 or go to www.scottsallstars.com.
basketball and cheerleading
Registration for youth basketball and cheerleading is now under way until Nov. 12 or when all slots are filled. Basketball is open to all CYSS members ages 5-17 (age as of Jan. 1, 2011), and cheerleading is open to all CYSS members ages 6-13 (age as of Dec. 31, 2010).
Tentative age divisions for basketball are 5-6 co-ed, 7-8 co-ed, 9-10 boys, 9-10 girls, 11-12 boys, 11-14 girls, 13-14 boys and 15-17 co-ed. If there are not enough girls to form a league, the girls and boys squads in each age division will be merged.
Age divisions for cheerleading are 6-9 and 10-13. Participants can register at CYSS Parent Central Services, building T-0029. 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 requirements, fees, fee waivers, etc., call 767-2312. For more information on sports programs, call the Youth Sports Office at 767-4371 or 767-9270. Volunteers are needed to coach basketball and cheerleading teams. Anyone interested can pick up a volunteer form at Parent Central Services or Jordan Youth Gym (building 608 W. 6th St.). Anyone who hasn’t volunteered to work for CYSS in the past year must fill out a volunteer form and submit to a background check.