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Sports briefs for Nov. 7, 2010
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Freelance writers sought for papers

 

The Bryan County News and Coastal Courier are looking for freelance sportswriters. Candidates must be able to write concisely; photography and videography skills are helpful. E-mail Jeff Whitten at jwhitten@bryancountynews.net for more information. No phone calls, please.

 

YMCA adult flag football tourney

 

Registration begins Nov. 15 for the YMCA adult flag football tournament scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 11. Fee is $210 per team. Game format will be 7-on-7 with no roster limit set. Games are co-ed. All games will be played at the YMCA sports field. For information contact Richard Somerville at 912-368-9622.

 

Hinesville Katz
tryouts coming up

 

The Hinesville Katz will host 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 meastlake@liberty.k12.ga.us.

 

Athletic Hall of Fame banquet

 

The Liberty County Athletic Hall of Fame banquet will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, call Jimmy Martin or Rickey Gilliard at the Liberty County Recreation Department at 876-5359 or Craig Stafford at 369-4572. E-mails should be sent to www.coastallawyers.com

Bradwell at Liberty
basketball scrimmage

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School basketball teams will scrimmage on Nov. 9 at LCHS. The girls varsity will take the court at 5 p.m. and the boys game will follow. Tickets are $5 and are available at the schools and BoE office in advance only. No tickets will be sold at the gate.

 

CYSS 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.

 

YMCA basketball
registration

Registration for the YMCA’s basketball program is open until Dec. 15 or until all team slots are full. Basketball practice begins Jan. 8. For more information, call 368-9622.

 

All-Stars now taking
applications

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.

 

Community church bowling league

A community church bowling league needs new bowlers. The league meets at 6:45 p.m. each Thursday at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart.

Anyone who attends any church is eligible. Sign-up costs $19-$21 and play costs $8 each Thursday. Call Jeri Vick at 876-4351 or 222-0924.

 

Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run registration

Registration is open for the Dec. 4 Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run. Participants can register online at www.active.com, in person at Savannah’s Fleet Feet Sports or by downloading a registration form and mailing it in. The entry fee is $28 for anyone who registers before Oct. 31. The fee is $30 for participants who register Nov. 1-Dec. 2. The fee includes a T-shirt and refreshments. Participants cannot register on the day of the race.

The run gives participants the chance to conquer Savannah’s Talmadge Bridge, a 1.4-mile span at a 5.5 percent grade, 196 feet above the Savannah River. The event includes a 5K run/walk, a 10K run, a double-pump race, a team challenge, a double-pump team challenge and a quarter-mile kids run.

For registration details and information, call Fleet Feet Sports of Savannah at 912-355-3527 or go to www.SavannahRiverBridgeRun.com.

 

Bradwell Cat Walk
submissions due

 

Bradwell Institute is building a "Cat Walk of Fame" featuring former BI athletes who played sports at the college level. Tiger Coach Jeff Miller and his assistants have a partial list of athletes and are gathering names and photos, but they would like more.

To be eligible for the Cat Walk of Fame, the former athlete must have graduated from Bradwell Institute, played sports at the college level and graduated from college. To submit names or photos, e-mail them to jmiller@liberty.k12.ga.us or mail them, along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope for return, to:

Bradwell Institute, Attn: Jeff Miller

100 Pafford St.

Hinesville, GA 31313

For more information, call 368-6123.

 

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