The River City Rippers 9-year-olds’ baseball team finished second at the Northwest Rankin All-Star Classic USSSA Class AA tournament on June 11. Team members are, front row from left, Ismael Trujillo, Kent McArthur, Blake Channell and T.J. Johnson. Middle row, from left, are Charlie Appleton, Joey Greer, Landon Stanchfield, Conner Harrigill, Logan Pettway, Jessie Hallberg and Carson Kurtz. Back row, from left, are Dee Kendrick and coaches Louis Emery, John Harrigill, Reuben Trujillo and Wes Appleton. (Submitted to The Vicksburg Post)
The River City Rippers 9-year-olds’ baseball team finished second at the Northwest Rankin All-Star Classic USSSA Class AA tournament on June 11. Team members are, front row from left, Ismael Trujillo, Kent McArthur, Blake Channell and T.J. Johnson. Middle row, from left, are Charlie Appleton, Joey Greer, Landon Stanchfield, Conner Harrigill, Logan Pettway, Jessie Hallberg and Carson Kurtz. Back row, from left, are Dee Kendrick and coaches Louis Emery, John Harrigill, Reuben Trujillo and Wes Appleton. (Submitted to The Vicksburg Post)

Game Plan

Published 11:55pm Saturday, July 5, 2014

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Clear Creek Ladies golf report

On Wednesday, the Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association hosted its July retirees Scramble. The team of Carol Roberson, Doug Dick, Joe Lorinc and Wayne Scott won the scramble. Linda McHann, Del Cox, Richard Rogers, David Williams and David Wright took second, while Dinah Lazor, Keith Gordon, Jerry Harmon and Eddie Roberson placed third.

Linda McHann and Rodney McHann hit the longest drives. Linda McHann, Keith Gordon and Brad Heisler took closest-to-the-pin awards. Chip-ins were made by Sherron Engdahl, Del Cox, Max Dornbusch, Keith Gordon, Dan Marble, Richard Taylor and David Vantrease.

Golf Center offering classes

The Golf Center at the Outlets of Vicksburg is offering lessons for children in July. Boys lessons will be Wednesdays at 10 a.m., and the girls lessons on Fridays at 10 a.m. All classes cost $10 and will be conducted by LPGA Class A member Kathy Hester. For more information, call Hester at 601-529-9007.

Vicksburg Express baseball tryouts

Tryouts for the Vicksburg Express, an 11-and-under baseball tournament team, will be held Monday ay Halls Ferry Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Players must not turn 12 before May 1, 2015. Players should also bring appropriate attire and their glove to the tryouts.

Summer tennis at Halls Ferry

The City of Vicksburg’s summer youth tennis program is now underway at Halls Ferry Park. The program will run Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon, and on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Individual matches will be played from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., followed by junior team tennis from 10 a.m. to noon.

The program is open to players ages 5 through 18, and there is no charge. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757 or 601-634-4514.

Mississippi Braves charity golf tourney

The Mississippi Braves Charity Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday at Patrick Farms Golf Club in Brandon. The tournament is a four-man and one celebrity scramble. Sign-in is at 11:30 a.m., and the tournament begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Entry fees range from $350 to $750 per four-man team, depending on the level of sponsorship. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter of the ALS Association.

For more information, call 601-932-8788.

Mississippi Braves baseball camp

The Mississippi Braves will host a youth baseball camp July 30 through Aug. 1 at Trustmark Park in Pearl. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5-14, and the cost is $150 per child. For more information, call the M-Braves offices at 888-Braves4, or visit mississippibraves.com.

 

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