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February 25, 2013

South Georgia Hawgs set registration dates

MOULTRIE —  The South Georgia Hawgs Pop Warner Football program will hold early registration four times in March.

Registration will be from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Hibbett Sports next to Walmart on March 9, 16, 23 and 30.

The March 9 registration will include a “meet and greet” and team representatives will be grilling.

The local program started last season and had Tiny Mite, Mitey-Mite, Junior Pee Wee, Pee Wee and Junior Midget teams.

The Tiny Mite team is for 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 2005 and July 31, 2008. Players must weigh between 35 and 75 pounds.

Mitey Mites must be born between Aug. 1, 2003 and July 31, 2006 and weigh between 45-90 pounds.

Junior Pee Wee is for 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 2002 and July 31, 2005 and 11-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 2001 and July 31, 2002.

The weight for for the 8-, 9- and 10 yerar olds is 60-105 pounds. The 11-year-olds must weight between 60-85 pounds.

Pee Wee is for 9-, 10- and 11-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 2001 and July 31, 2004 and 12-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 2000 and July 31, 2001.

The younger players must weight between 75 and 120 pounds. The 12-year-olds must weigh between 75 and 100 pounds.

Junior Midget is for 10-, 11- and 12-year olds born between Aug. 1, 2000 and July 31, 2003 and 13-year-olds born between Aug. 1, 1999 and July 31, 2000.

The 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds must weight between 90 and 145 pounds. the 13-year-olds must weigh between 90 and 120 pounds.

The cost to register is $85, which includes shoulder pads, uniform and registration.

This year, the local program will include cheerleaders.

The team is seeking girls ages 6-12 to be cheerleaders.

For more information on cheerleading, contact Jenea Jefferson at jenea.jefferson@gmail.com or call South Georgia Hawgs president George Wallace at 589-9796.

The local Pop Warner Football program is run by a board that include George Wallace, president; Shawn Avera, vice president; Olivia Wallace, secretary; Solomon Associates, treasurer; Dennis Zember, commissioner; Sandy Knighton, coaches coordinator; and Beth Rosales, image coordinator.

For more information, contact George Wallace at 589-9796.

 

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