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Published 11:16 am Wednesday, August 15, 2012

VSO soccer registration open

Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season will continue until Sunday. The league is for players ages 3-18, and registration fees range from $50 to $70 depending on the player’s age. Registration forms are available at The Sports Center or Just Duett sporting goods stores. For more information, visit or call Jessica Bailey at 601-630-5029.

Labor Day Dove Hunt

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A Labor Day dove hunt is scheduled for Sept. 3 on a 50-acre field in Sunflower County. For information, call Charles Toney at 601-218-6267.

M-Braves to host golf tournament

The Mississippi Braves Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 29 at The Refuge in Flowood. The four-man scramble begins with a shotgun start at noon. Each team will include an M-Braves player, coach, staff member or local celebrity. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, as well as for longest drive and closest to the pin. Hole sponsorships are also available. For more information, call Alyssa Hunt at 601-932-8788 or 888-BRAVES4.

Vicksburg Eagles football registration

The Vicksburg Eagles youth football team is now registering players and cheerleaders ages 6 through 12 on Mondays and Thursdays at the Vicksburg Junior High stadium at 5 p.m. A copy of each player’s birth certificate is required at registration. For information, call Perri Johnson at 601-456-1104 or Betty James at 601-415-7299.

YMCA football registration open

Registration for the Vicksburg YMCA’s youth football and cheerleading program will continue until Saturday. The league is open to children in grades 3-6, and is split into two age divisions. Games are played at the Purks and Ver Beck YMCA branches. Referees and volunteer coaches also are needed. To register, visit, or call 601-638-1071.

Flag football registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Warren Flag Football League will continue until Aug. 31. The league is open to men and women ages 18 and up. There is a mandatory coaches meeting Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. at the Parks and Rec office. Preseason games will be played Sept. 2, and the regular season starts Sept. 9. For more information, or to register, call James Judge at 601-415-4500.

Mississippi State softball clinics

Four-time All-American and current Mississippi State volunteer assistant coach Kelsi Dunne will conduct a series of softball pitching clinics on the Starkville campus. The clinics will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, Oct. 28 and Nov. 4. Saturday’s clinic will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., while the others will go from 1 to 5:30 p.m. All four clinics will be split into two sessions, one for elementary and middle school players and the other for high school players. All pitchers should bring athletic shorts or pants, tennis and turf shoes, cleats, glove and their own catcher. The registration fee for each clinic is $50. For more information or to register, visit, or call the MSU softball office at 662-325-0572.