Game Plan

Published 10:40 am Wednesday, August 13, 2014

One-person scramble at Clear Creek

Clear Creek Golf Course will host a one-person scramble tournament on Friday. Each player will play two balls and then use the best shot through the green.

The entry fee is $50 and includes green fees, cart rental, lunch and drinks. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and the tournament will have a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

All proceeds go toward course improvement at Clear Creek. For more information or to register, call Kent Smith at 601-638-9395 or visit the Clear Creek clubhouse.

Tomahawk Tromp at Tara Wildlife

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The Tara Tomahawk Tromp, a 5K off-road trail run, is scheduled for Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Tara Wildlife. The trail run will include course stations that involve shooting, spear chunking, knife and tomahawk throwing, archery, bear crawls, and water hazards. All station supplies, including weapons and ammunition, are provided. The early registration is $40. The fee for children 9 and under is $10, and for ages 10 to 17 it’s $20. For information, visit

Vicksburg, WC football ticket sales

Tickets for Vicksburg High and Warren Central football games are now on sale to past season ticket holders, and will go on sale to the general public on Monday. Tickets are $7 per game, or $35 for the season.

Gator and Viking A-Club memberships are also on sale. A-Club membership cards are good for admission to all regularly scheduled sporting events within the Vicksburg Warren School District, with the exception of varsity football, Red Carpet Bowl events, and playoff games. A-Club memberships cost $100 for one person, or $175 for two people.

For more information, call the Vicksburg Warren School District athletic office at 601-631-2822.

Gator Bait triathlon

The Gator Bait triathlon will be held Aug. 23 at Eagle Lake. The event will start from Messina Landing at 7 a.m., and will include a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike race, and a 10-kilometer run. A running and biking duathlon will also be held, along with an open water swim.

For more information, visit,call 601-629-7392, or email

Vicksburg High baseball tryouts

Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s baseball team for players in seventh and eighth grade will be held Monday and Tuesday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each day at the Showers Field practice field. For more information, call coach Derrick DeWald at 601-636-2914.

Central Mississippi Rebel Club meeting

The Central Mississippi Ole Miss Rebel Club will host its Fall Kickoff Meeting on Aug. 21 at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson. Chuck Rounsaville, publisher of “Ole Miss Spirit” magazine, will be the featured speaker. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the main program will start at 6:30.

Admission to the event is $25 for non-members. Club memberships are $125 for one person, or $160 for couples. For information, call Bob Box at 601-927-8544, or email

Parks and Rec fall baseball

Registration for the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department’s fall baseball season will continue until Sept. 12. The registration fee is $25, and the league is for players ages 5-15. Coaches are also needed.

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Rec office on Army Navy Drive, Just Duett Sports and Hobie’s. For more information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

Parks and Rec co-ed softball

Registration for the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department’s co-ed softball league will continue until Sept. 12. The league is for both men and women, and the registration fee is $175 per team. There is an extra fee of $10 for each Warren County resident and $20 for residents of Claiborne, Sharkey and Issaquena counties. Registration packets are available at the Parks and Rec office on Army Navy Drive.

There will be a mandatory coaches meeting Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Rec office.

For more information, call 601-634-4514.