Game Plan

Published 12:30 am Sunday, March 16, 2014

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Five VSA swimmers picked as all-stars

Five swimmers from the Vicksburg Swim Association — Tommy Martin, Adam Eckstein, Adrienne Eckstein, Ann Elizabeth Farthing and Katie Fox — were selected to particiapte in the Mississippi vs. Louisiana All-Star Champs meet March 22 in Jackson.

The meet will be at The Courthouse Racket and Fitness Center, and will begin at 11 a.m.

Hinds CC women’s basketball tryouts

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Hinds Community College will hold tryouts for its women’s basketball program on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at J.D. Boyd Gym on the Utica campus. All participants must bring a valid physical form.

For more information, call coach Micherlyn Smith at 601-885-7015 or email her at

Northwest CC basketball tryouts

Tryouts for the Northwest Mississippi Community College women’s basketball team will be held Monday at Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. Interested players are required to fill out a tryout waiver form upon arrival, and should contact assistant coach Troy Howell at 662-560-5345 or

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.

Umps, 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.

Adult softball registration open

Registration for the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department’s adult softball league is open until April 11. Registration packets can be picked up at the Parks and Rec office at 100 Army Navy Drive, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The registration fee is $175 per team, with an extra $10 fee for non-city residents and $20 for residents of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.

A mandatory coaches meeting will be held at the Parks and Rec office on April 9 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 601-634-4514.

Clear Creek 9-hole golf league

Registration for the Clear Creek Women’s Golf Club’s nine-hole league is open until today. The league begins play on Monday, with a tournament in July, and is open to players of all ages. The registration fee is $15. For more information or to sign up, call Karen Carroll at 601-831-1522.