Game Plan

Published 12:32 am Sunday, February 23, 2014

Vicksburg Girls Softball registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s 2014 fast-pitch season is open until March 10 for players ages 5-18. Registration forms are at Hobie’s and Just Duett Sports. Cost is $45 per child.

For information, call Cindy Patterson at 601-218-7553.

 Run Thru History registration open

The 35th annual Run Thru History 10K run and 5K race walk is scheduled for Saturday 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 Monday, and $30 after that date.

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Online registration is available at, and mail-in registration forms are available at the Purks YMCA.

For more information, visit or call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071.

 Gator A-Club meeting scheduled

The Vicksburg High School Gator A-Club, the school’s athletic booster organization, will hold a meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the athletics conference room at the Vicksburg Warren School District offices on Mission 66. The meeting is to discuss VHS’ athletic banquet.

For more information, call Deborah Cooper at 601-415-7366.

 Red Cross lifeguard class

The Purks YMCA will host an American Red Cross lifeguard certification class from March 24 through April 4. The 10-day, 28-hour course will meet from 6 to 8:45 p.m. each day. Cost of the class is $100 for Y members and $115 for non-members. Students must be at least 15 years old before April 4. Instructors are Susan Athow, Bob Athow, and Sylvia Gurtowski.

For more information, call the YMCA at 601-638-1071, or City Pool at 601-634-4516.

 Madison Parish 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 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.

 Umpires, scorekeepers 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.

 Zeke West Memorial Bass Tournament

The Tallulah Bass Club will host the sixth annual Zeke West Memorial Bass Tournament on Saturday 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 MS, 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.