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.
students to read
The Hinesville Hurricanes and Liberty Elementary School are teaming up to motivate students to read. Students who practice reading and achieve their Accelerated Reader program goals will celebrate at a touchdown party with the ’Canes. Team members will talk about achieving their goals on the field while encouraging students to read and strengthen their minds to achieve their goals in life. The team will be at Liberty Elementary from noon-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.
Fastpitch softball tryouts are Oct. 18
The South Georgia Fury fastpitch softball team is looking for players for the 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U and 10U teams
Tryouts are from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Southeast Bulloch High School field. Georgia Southern University softball players will be there for instruction.
Everyone who wants to try out must pay a $10 fee. For more information, call Carrie Wilkes at (908) 917-8855 or (912) 842-7544 or e-mail Hay02Tay95@yahoo.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kickball tournament slated for Oct. 24
Fountain of Youth, in conjunction with End Zone Athletics, will have an inaugural Monster Coed Kickball Tournament on Oct. 24, at Paulson softball complex in Savannah. The tournament is an all-day event. Teams must have 15 players with a minimum of six women per team. Individuals may register to be placed on teams. Participants must be at least 18 years old. The fee is $25 per player. All teams are guaranteed three games.
Corporate teams and sponsors are welcome. Costumes are optional, but welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the top teams, team spirit, the best theme and the best costume. For more information, call 302-7015 or go to www.myspace.com/endzonefootball.
Cherokee Rose Club
Cherokee Rose Country Club is running several specials throughout October. The first deal is available Monday-Thursday for $22 plus tax and includes 18 holes with a cart. Nine holes with a cart costs $18 plus tax.
Unlimited play is available Monday-Thursday for $28 plus tax.
The Saturday twilight special is available after 2:30 p.m. Eighteen holes with a cart costs $24 plus tax, and nine holes with a cart costs $20 plus tax.
For more information, call Ronny Mobley at 876-5503.
The St. James Center is accepting registration for its free after-school program, which includes homework assistance for children enrolled in kindergarten-sixth grade. The program runs from 4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information, call St. James at 884-3016 or program coordinator Alfreda Golden at 884-3205.
Savannah River Bridge run scheduled for Dec. 5
The Savannah River Bridge Run is set for Dec. 5.
Participants can register online at www.active.com. 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 www.SavannahRiverBridgeRun.com.
GSU football tickets on sale
Single game tickets for the Georgia Southern University football season are on sale. The Eagles play five regular season games at Paulson Stadium.
Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased by calling the GSU ticket office at 800-GSU-WINS or online at www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com. Youth tickets for each home game are also on sale for $10 each (ages 3-12). In addition to single-game tickets, season ticket packages also are available.