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Sports briefs for Oct. 21, 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.


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 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.


Fastpitch softball tryouts are Oct. 15, Nov. 1


The South Georgia Fury fastpitch softball organization will have tryouts from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 1, at Southeast Bulloch High School field. The organization is looking for layers for the 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U and 10U teams. There is a $10 fee to try out. Georgia Southern University softball players will be there to instruct. For more information, call Carrie Wilkes at (908) 917-8855 or (912) 842-7544 or e-mail



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