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Sports briefs for Oct. 30, 2009
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Oak Mountain Academy Warriors coach Vedat Gunay said his team had 10 players named to the All-Region team and six to the All-State Team. The Class AA state champions have scored 88 goals to their opponents’ 21 and finished the season 15-2 overall. A story in Wednesday’s Courier contained incorrect information. We regret the error.

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.

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


Softball tryouts are Nov. 1


The South Georgia Fury fastpitch softball organization will have tryouts from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at Southeast Bulloch High School field. The organization is looking for players 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


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.


Cherokee Rose Club specials


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.

Lady Tiger tops region


The Bradwell Tiger cross country team competed at a region meet Thursday. The Lady Tiger squad finished third in 3-AAAAA, and Lady Tiger Camille Jackson finished first in the region in the girls’ meet with a time of 21:43.

The Tiger boys came in fourth in the region. The squad heads to the state finals in Carrolton on Nov. 7. More details will be published in an upcoming edition of the Courier.

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.


16U traveling softball team tryouts are Nov. 1

Tryouts for Hinesville’s new traveling softball team, the Hinesville Katz, will be from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at Bradwell’s softball field. Players ages 16 and under are eligible. For more information, call Misty Eastlake at 977-2017.


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

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.

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