Published 9:54 am Thursday, February 13, 2014
The Justin Henry baseball camp is scheduled for Saturday at Halls Ferry Park from 1 p.m. until 4. The camp focus is on basic baseball skills and is open to ages 6-12. The cost is $35 and the fee includes lunch. All proceeds from the camp will go to Vicksburg Family Development Service. Registration forms are available at Just Duett Sports, Hobies and online at sports.bluesombrero.com/vwaabaseball.
Dixie Youth baseball
The Madison Parish Dixie Youth Baseball League is conducting registration for the upcoming season. Forms are available at the village of Richmond’s mayor’s office at 598 Wood Street, Richmond, La. Signup will be Feb. 18 and March 13 at the Richmond Civic Center from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Forms and payment can be dropped off at the Richmond mayor’s office. For information, call 318-574-2913.
Zeke West Memorial Bass Tournament
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The Tallulah Bass Club will host its sixth annual Zeke West Memorial Bass Tournament on March 1 from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Lake Bruin. Boats will launch from Lake Bruin State Park and the lake is off-limits the week of Feb. 23-28. First place prize is $1,000. The entry fee per boat is $100, plus an optional $10 big bass pot. Make checks payable to the Zeke West Memorial Fund. Entry forms and payments can be mailed to Gary West, 3518 Manor Dr., Vicksburg, 39180 or to Becky West, 2938 Tiffentown Rd. Vicksburg, 39183. For information, call Gary West at 601-415-6225 or Bill DeWeese at 318-341-3161.
James “Fuzzy” Johnson baseball camp
The fourth annual James “Fuzzy” Johnson baseball camp is scheduled for March 10-14 at James “Fuzzy” Johnson park from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. each day. The camp is for ages 5-12. For information, call Ernest Galloway at 601-618-4455.
needed for spring
The Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department is looking for umpires and scorekeepers for youth softball, adult softball and youth baseball leagues. Employment forms can be picked up at the parks and recreation offices on 100 Army-Navy Drive. For information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.
Clear Creek Ladies
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The Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association will open its season on Feb. 22. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. in the Clear Creek clubhouse and, weather permitting, the Ladies will play an opening round of golf. Women golfers of any skill level are invited. Annual dues are $30. For information, call Charlotte Crist at 601-638-3475.
Run Thru History
The 35th annual Run Thru History 10K run and 5K race walk is scheduled for March 1 in the Vicksburg National Military Park.
The entry fee for the race is $25 for the run and walk, and $12 for the children’s 1-mile fun run before Feb. 24, and $30 after that date.
Online registration is available at runthruhistory.org, and mail-in registration forms are available at the Purks YMCA.
For more information, visit runthruhistory.org or call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071.