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Published 12:30 am Sunday, June 27, 2010

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Zack Butler shot a single-round total of 86 on Tuesday to win his second straight 15-17-year-olds’ boys title in the On-Target Junior Golf series at Clear Creek Golf Course. Butler edged Aaron Jefferson by four stokes.

Caleb Myers beat Colton Miller in a chip-off to win the 11-14-year-olds’ boys title, while B.J. Crawford shot a 42 over six holes to win the 5-8-year-olds’ tournament and Mack Foley finished first in the 9-10-year-olds’ division.

Caroline Arthur won the 8-10-year-olds’ girls trophy and Beth Newman finished first in the 11-14-year-olds’ girls division.

The next tournament in the series is scheduled for July 6 at 9 a.m. at the Country Club of Canton. The next tournament in Warren County is set for Thursday6 at 9 a.m. at Vicksburg Country Club

The entry fee is $20 for each tournament and the deadline to register is the day before the event. For information or to register call Kathy Hester at 601-529-9007 or Stuart Conway at 601-636-8692.

St. Aloysius

Youth Football Camp

St. Aloysius will host a youth football camp for ages 6-11 on July 29 from 9-11 a.m. at Balzli Field. Cost of the camp is $40. The registration deadline is Thursday. After Thursday, registration is $50. Early registration ensures a camp t-shirt. Participants are to wear a t-shirt, shorts and tennis shoes or cleats. No spikes. Registration forms are available online at For information, e-mail St. Al coach B.J. Smithhart at

Clear Creek Ladies

weekly golf report

On June 23 the Ladies of Clear Creek played a round at the Refuge Golf Course in Flowood. The winning team was Martha Masterson, Linda McHann and Sandy Russell. Masterson also made a chip-in.This Wednesday, the Ladies will hold their monthly business meeting at 8 a.m. followed by a scramble at Clear Creek Golf Course.

Parks and rec

adult baseball

The Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for its adult baseball league through Wednesday. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Rec offices on Army Navy Drive and this league is for players ages 18 and older. Cost is $175 per team with an additional charge of $5 per player for Warren County residents living outside the city limits and $10 for non-county residents. For information, call the Parks and Rec offices at 601-634-4514.

EMCC to host

baseball tryouts

East Mississippi Community College will hold baseball tryouts Wednesday at 3 p.m., at Gerald Poole Field on the Scooba campus. The tryouts are open to graduated high school seniors who have not been previously protected by any NJCAA member school. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment, including gloves, cleats, bats and helmets. Catchers are also asked to bring their own gear. For information, call head coach Chris Rose at 601-917-5291.