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Sports Briefs
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BCMS awards: Bryan County Middle School recently held its fall sports banquet. Among the award winners for football were:
Charlie Flint, special teams award; Blake Joyce, best linebacker; Colin Brown, rookie of the year; Brandon Grace and Arkail Brown, offensive linemen of the year;

Tyrese brown, defensive lineman of the year; DaVontae Anderson, best defensive back; Nathaniel Brannen, best receiver; Willie Lavant, best offensive back; Nic Markles, Mr. Versatile; Marcus Geiger, MVP.

Briana Campbell, most improved; Julianne Brown, Eighth grade coaches award; Katie Marsh seventh grade coaches award;
Audrey Williams, sixth grade heart & soul award; Shelby Barfield, Jennie Finch Award (MVP); Logan Seger, andAlyssa Edwards, leadership awards; Sarah Edwards, rookie of the year; Alayna Williams, valor award.

Shoe contest

Georgia Game Changers Running Company is sponsoring its first Decorate an Old Running Shoe contest through Saturday. Shoes will be displayed in the store windows for the Fourth Annual Richmond Hill Holiday Stroll on Dec. 8.

Call Sandra Elliott at 445-2168 for more information.

Basketball, cheerleading

Registration is under way for Upward Basketball and Cheerleading at First Baptist Church Richmond Hill.

Basketball is for boys and girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. Cheerleading is for girls in kindergarten through sixth grade.
The cost is $100 for basketball and $90 for cheerleading. Registration ends Saturday.

All players must attend an evaluation and orientation session. The last remaining session is 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Practices begin Jan. 7. Games begin Feb. 2.

For more information, call 756-2196.

Memorial flag football tourney set

The second annual Friends of Joe Watkins Memorial Flag Football Tournament will be Dec. 15 at James Brown Park in Hinesville.

Funds from the tournament support scholarships presented to local high-schools graduates who played baseball or softball and are headed to college. Last year, Antonio Smith and Morgan Crowley earned the $1,000 scholarships.

Proceeds from this year’s tournament will also be donated to the Beasley Family Fund.

The Ellabell family lost two children in a house fire in early November.

The Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is in memory of a Liberty County High School graduate who died in a car accident last year.

He was attending Georgia Southern University on a baseball scholarship and had played ball on travel teams across the state for years.

Teams of six players can register by calling Levi Deese at 912-480-7528. For more information, call Pat Watkins at 912-321-9803.

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