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Flag Day run set for June 14 at J.F. Gregory

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POSTED: June 1, 2013 7:00 a.m.

Day run at J.F. Gregory

Georgia Game Changers is sponsoring a free Flag Day Father & Family Fun Run 5K at J.F. Gregory Park at 6:30 p.m. June 14, which is Flag Day. Georgia Game Changers’ Sandra Elliott said she wanted to have an event that encourages fathers and their families to get out the door and get fit together, as a family.

"So many Soldiers have returned recently from Afghanistan, and since it is Flag Day, I thought it would be great to sponsor an event that would be free and fun for families to do something healthy together," Elliott said.

According to Elliott, the mission of Georgia Game Changers is to provide a place for people to find the fitness accessories they need to "change their game."

"My vision is to have Dads and their families, running, carrying flags or dressed in red, white, and blue. We also plan to have patriotic popsicles at the finish line, just as a way to cap off the evening," Elliott added.

Participants will get a 15 percent off coupon to shop at Georgia Game Changers, for their dads in anticipation of Father’s Day, which is June 16. Fun Run participants are highly encouraged to sign up on the Georgia Game Changers Running Company’s Facebook page, or at the store. Call 912-445-2163 for more information.

LRS Sports combine at RHHS

LRS Sports is holding a high school football combine at Richmond Hill High School from 5-7 p.m. June 20. The cost is $10 per combine participant and teams will throw 7-on-7 format after combine for further evaluation. Make checks payable to the Richmond Hill Gridiron Club. For more information contact recruiting specialist Dwight Thomas at 217-622-9848 or email Dwight.Thoams@lrs.com

BCHS hoops camp

Bryan County High School’s sixth annual Summer Shootout Basketball Camp is Monday through Wednesday at BCHS. For boys and girls who will be in grades 2-9 next school year, the camp is from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $35 per child and $30 for each additional family member through Friday. Kids who register before Friday will receive a free camp T-shirt. Late registration is $40 for the first child and $35 for each additional family member. Concessions will be available, students can bring money for snacks. The camp staff will include coaches and varsity players from the Lady Redskins. Stop by Bryan County Middle School or BCHS for an application and complete brochure. For more information call Coach Mario Mincey at 626-5050 or 912-665-8540.

Tennis camp

The Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association and Richmond Hill High School tennis coach Jeffrey Graham will sponsor a junior tennis tournament June 14-15 at the RHHS tennis courts and the County Recreation tennis courts on Timber Trail. The age classifications will be girls and boys U12, U14, U16, and U18. Each age group will be limited to eight players.

The fee is $25 for those players not already enrolled in Coach Graham’s tennis clinic June 3-6.

Adult sports leagues in North Bryan

The North Bryan Recreation Department will have organizational meetings for adults interested in playing in adult softball, adult co-ed softball, adult kickball and adult flag football leagues. The meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday at the Hendrix Park Gym. The meeting will determine interest in such leagues, cost, rules, days and times of play and more. For more information call Megan Myers at 912-858-4640 or 850-591-1234.

Wildcats Baseball camp

Richmond Hill High School’s 2013 Baseball/Softball Camp is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Monday through Wednesday at RHHS. The camp will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, pitching, bunting, situational hitting, fielding, base running, agility, speed, strength and conditioning. Participants should bring bat, helmet, glove, cleats and gym shoes. Cost is $75 and includes a T-shirt. Space is limited to ensure a productive player/instructor ratio. Deadline to register is June 1. For more information email cstacybennettjr@yahoo.com.

Richmond Hill Soccer Club tryouts

The Richmond Hill Soccer Club’s U14 through U19 Select tryouts for boys and girls are from 6:30-8 p.m.Thursday through Saturday. For all tryout information and costs go to www.richmondhillsc.com. Tryouts are open to all. Call 912-756-3259 for more information.

Robert Sapp Baseball Camp

The 33rd annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp is accepting applications for its summer session July 8-12 at Richmond Hill Park. Camps are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and are for boys age 7-14. Six-year-olds may attend if skilled enough to play with 7-year-olds. The fee is $130 with a $10 team discount for five or more players from one spring/summer league team or travel team. For more informatin call the South Bryan County Recreation Department at 756-4626 or Sapp at 770-287-3309, or email rsbbccamp@charter.net. Brochures are available online at www.robertsappbaseballcamp.com.

Send sports announcements to Jeff Whitten at jwhitten@bryancountynews.net.

 

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