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Sports briefs for Nov. 4, 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 seats now on the Liberty County High School Panther football team’s playoff charter bus, which will leave from the high school on Saturday, Nov. 14, and travel to LaGrange or Troup County for the game. Seats are $25 each. 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.

LCRD basketball


Registration is under way at the LCRD for youth and adult basketball. Youth basketball is for Liberty County residents who turn 7 and do not turn 18 prior to Jan. 1. Cost is $15 for basketball and $10 for cheerleading. The deadline for registration is Nov. 20. A birth certificate or other age verification must be on file at LCRD for all participants. Volunteer coaches are needed for all age divisions. Adult basketball is for ages 18 and up. The entry fee is $150 per team. The deadline for entries is Dec. 4. For more information and on-line registration, go to, or call 876-5359.


LCRD adult flag football

Team entries are being accepted for adult flag football.This program is for ages 16 and up and the entry fee is $200 per 10-person team. It’s open to men and women. Deadline for entering is Dec. 4. Play starts in January. For more information or to enter a team, call 876-5359.


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


Spaghetti dinner fundraiser benefits soccer association


The Hinesville Gators of the Hinesville Soccer Association is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Poole’s Deli. The cost is $7 per person and includes spaghetti, salad, a roll and a drink. Patrons may eat at Poole’s or get their meals to go. Tickets are available from Hinesville Gators players or at Poole’s on Nov. 12.


Jiu-jitsu classes start Nov. 2



Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes start 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.


Seniors bowling tournament


The Georgia State Annual Seniors Bowling Tournament will include handicap doubles and singles frames Nov. 7-8, at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart. Participants must be USBC members 55 or older. For more information, call (912) 492-2541.




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 $28 for anyone who signs up before Oct. 31, and $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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