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Sports briefs for Oct. 18, 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 CYSS members living on or off post, ages 5-18 for basketball and 6-13 for cheerleading.

Register at Fort Stewart CYSS, 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 CYSS 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.


Men’s basketball tourney Oct. 24


The St. James Sports Center will host the "All for One and One for All" men’s basketball tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. The tournament is open to men 17 years and older. It will be a double-elimination tournament with trophies awarded to the first- and second-place teams. The entry fee is $75. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559, Glenn Reed at 266-0481 or Barry Graham at 876-4210.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit 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 begin Nov. 2


Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes start Nov. 2. Registration is monthly, and classes are 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 Oct. 18 and Nov. 7-8, at Marne Lanes on Fort Stewart. Participants must be USBC members 55 or older. For more information, call (912) 492-2541.


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. today 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


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 all day. 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


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