Sports Arena

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 6, 2008

July 6, 2008

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St. Aloysius baseball tryouts rescheduled

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Tryouts for the St. Aloysius baseball team have been rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, at 10 a.m. each day at Bazinsky Field. For information, call coach Clint Wilkerson at 601-507-2423, or assistant coach Trey Clark at 601-540-1222.

Soccer tryouts set for Bovina

Tryouts for the U-11-12 Division I Vicksburg Soccer Organization season are scheduled for Monday and July 16 at 5 p.m. each day at the Bovina fields.

Registration for Governor’s Cup

Registration for the annual Governor’s Cup youth baseball tournament is now being accepted. The tournament will be at Halls Ferry Park, July 25-27 for ages 7-, 10-, 12-, 13- and 16-and-under, and Aug. 1-3 for ages 6-, 8-, 9-, 11-, and 14-andunder.

Registration fee is $350 per team. For information, call Ricky Mitchell at 601-218-7700.

County alumni hosting MSU Bulldog Celebration

The Warren County Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association will host its Bulldog Celebration on July 15 at 6 p.m. at City Auditorium.

New athletic director Greg Byrne, MSU women’s basketball coach Sharon Fanning and Jimmy Abraham, executive director of the alumni association, are scheduled to attend. Cost is $10 per person and children under 8 years old are free.

Purchase tickets by contacting Tony Loper at 601-218-8669 or

Tickets are also available at the UPS Store on Pemberton Boulevard.

Warren Central baseball tryouts

Tryouts for Warren Central’s baseball team will be July 22-24 at Viking Field for players in 9th through 12th grades, from 3 to 5 p.m. each day. All players must try out. For information, call 601-631-2939.

Summer youth golf camp at Clear creek

Clear Creek Golf Course will host a summer golf camp for children of all ages and abilities this summer. The camp sessions will be July 7-12, and July 28-Aug. 1.

Children ages 8 and under will play from 7:30-9 a.m., ages 9-13 will go from 9-11 a.m., and ages 14-17 will go from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $80 per student. To register, call Chris Rutherford at 601-638-9395 or 601-218-8747. Private lessons are also available.z`

GymSouth accepting registration for classes

GymSouth Gymnastics is having registration for summer and fall classes.

Classes being taught are Cheerleading Tryout Prep, Pre-School and Beginner Gymnastics, as well as Beginner and Power Tumbling.

Registration forms are available at GymSouth at 3422 Wisconsin Ave., from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The class schedule is available online at www.gymsouthinc. com.

Bud Light scramble set for Clear Creek

The Bud Light 2-Man Scramble is July 12-13 at Clear Creek. Anyone interested in playing can call the pro shop at 601-638-9395.

Registration for Buccaneers football

The Vicksburg Buccaneers youth football team will have open registration Tuesday through Thursday, from 5-7 p.m. each day, at Vicksburg Junior High. Registration is open to players ages 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12. All interested players must have a copy of their birth certificate. For more information, call Shannon Peoples at 601-218-2495.

Adult co-ed softball league registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department’s adult co-ed softball league will begin July 28 and continue until Aug. 25. The cost is $250 per team, with an additional charge of $15 for Warren County residents and $25 for residents of Claiborne, Sharkey and Issaquena counties. There will be a mandatory coaches meeting on Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Parks and Rec offices on Army-Navy Drive.

For information, call Joe Graves at 601-634-4514.