Game Plan

Published 12:30 am Sunday, September 21, 2014

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Warren Central championship reunion

The 1994 Warren Central football team will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Class 5A state championship by holding a reunion on Friday and Saturday.

Team members will be honored on the field at halftime of WC’s home game against Northwest Rankin Friday night at Viking Stadium.

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On Saturday, a banquet will be held in the team’s honor at the Holiday Inn Vicksburg Banquet Hall at 115 Cypress Center Blvd. Special guests will include Fox 40 News anchor Melissa Faith Payne, and former Vicksburg Post sports writer Duane Cross.

For more information about the reunion and ceremones, call Eric Payne at 601-672-0442 or email him at

Over the River Run registration

Registration is now open for the 26th annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk and 1-mile children’s fun run across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

The race is scheduled for Oct. 11, and will begin at 8 a.m. at the Mississippi Welcome Center on Washington Street. Raceday registration will begin at 6:30 a.m.

The registration fee is $25 before Oct. 1, or $30 after that date. The fee for children 10 and under is $15 before Oct. 1, and $20 after that date. There is also a $55 family rate for up to five family members living at the same address, and a $75 rate for corporate teams.

The Over the River Run is a Mississippi Track Club grand prix event, and also the first part of the Vicksburg Slam — a three-race series that continues with the Chill in the Hills in January 2015 and concludes with the Run Thru History in March.

For more information, visit, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation at 601-631-2997, or email the SCHF at

Southern Miss baseball camps

Southern Miss’ “Hitting Under the Lights” baseball camp, a four-week clinic focusing on hitting mechanics, approach and contact points, is set to begin Sept. 29 in Hattiesburg.

The camp will be conducted on Monday nights on Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20, and is designed for players in grades 7-12. The cost of the camp is $135, and the application deadline is Sept. 26.

Southern Miss will also host its Fall Showcase Camp on Nov. 22. This camp is for current high school freshmen through junior college sophomores to receive instruction from current Southern Miss coaches, junior college coaches, and other schools.

The Showcase Camp will take place at Pete Taylor Park. Registration starts at 11 a.m., and the camp at noon. The registration fee is $155 per camper.

For more information, visit, call USM assistant baseball coach Clint Brown at 601-266-6542, or email him at

Arrowhead Golf Island Classic

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the Island Junior Classic Oct. 11 and 12 at Island Country Club in Plaquemine, La. The entry fee for the two-day, 36-hole tournament is $195 and includes green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions.

For more information or to register, visit or call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066.

MSU’s Mullen to speak in Jackson

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will be the featured speaker at this week’s meeting of the Jackson Touchdown Club. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the River Hills Club in Jackson, at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Lakeland Drive. Admission is $30 for non-members.

For more information, call Glen Waddle at 601-506-3186 or visit