Game Plan

Published 10:30 am Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Alcorn State golf tournament

The Alcorn State University Alumni Foundation and Alcorn State University Foundation will host its Sixth Annual Benefit Golf Tournament Friday at Clear Creek Golf Course. The two-player scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. There will be prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive, plus a $1,000 hole-in-one prize.

The entry fee is $90 per person or $100 the day of the event, and includes cart, lunch and beverages. Hole sponsorships are available for $100 and corporate sponsorships are also available. All entry fees should be mailed to Alcorn State University Alumni Foundation, 107 Colonial Drive, Vicksburg MS 39180.

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For more information, call John Walls at 601-831-1966; Mat Thomas at 601-353-2421; Derek Horne at 601-877-6500; or Hank Harper at 601-750-7660.

MSU drop-down pitching camp

Mississippi State will host its drop-down pitching camp Dec. 13 in Starkville. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is designed to provide intensive instruction on all aspects of drop-down pitching for players in high school and junior college. The instructors will be MSU pitching coach Butch Thompson and former major leaguers Chad Bradford and Scott Sullivan.

The cost of the one-day camp is $200. Players can sign up at, and registration will begin at 8 a.m. the day of the camp.

For more information, email Thompson at

Southern Miss baseball camps

Southern Miss will host its Fall Showcase baseball camp Nov. 22 at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg. The camp is designed to allow current high school and junior college players a chance to showcase their abilities and receive instruction from current Southern Miss coaches, junior college coaches, and other schools.

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

Arrowhead Golf junior tournaments

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the Beaver Creek Fall Junior Classic at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Zachary, La., on Oct. 25 and 26. The entry fee for the two-day, 36-hole tournament is $195, and the registration deadline is Oct. 22.

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