Game Plan

Published 12:45 am Sunday, March 1, 2015

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Clear Creek Ladies retirees scramble

The Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association will host its first retirees scramble of the year on Wednesday. The theme of the game will be St. Patrick’s Day. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with tee time at 9.

Golfers wishing to participate can register by visiting or calling the Clear Creek Clubhouse at 601-638-9395 by noon on Tuesday.

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In April, all retirees scramble tee times change to an 8 a.m. resgistration and 8:30 a.m. tee time.

All retirees scrambles are held on the first Wednesday of each month through August, and registration procedures remain the same.

Run Thru History registration open

Registration is now open for the 36th annual Run Thru History, a 10K run, 5K race walk and 1-mile fun run through the Vicksburg Military Park. The race is scheduled for Saturday at 8:30 a.m.

The entry fees are $25 for the run and walk or $12 for the children’s fun run before Monday, and then $30 for the run and walk after that date. The entry fee includes a race T-shirt, refreshments and the race’s famous after party.

To register or for more information, visit the Purks YMCA or call 601-638-1071, or go online to

Lifeguard class offered at YMCA

The Vicksburg YMCA will hold an American Red Cross lifeguard training class beginning April 6. The two-week course will be held from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and will be taught by veteran American Red Cross instructors Susan and Bob Athow and Sylvia Gurtowski.

Interested candidates must complete a 300-yard swim and a strength and fitness challenge prior to class in order to qualify. Cost of the class is $100 for YMCA members and $115 for non-members.

Registration is open at the Purks YMCA. For more details please call 601-638-1071 or City Pool at 601-634-4516.

Football free agent camp in Jackson

The Jackson Combine, a workout camp for aspiring professional football players, will be held March 14 at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson. Registration begins at 11 a.m. the day of the combine.

The combine is for collegiate seniors and recent college graduates who have exhausted their college eligibilty. Scouts from the NFL, Arena Football League and Canadian Football League will be in attendance.

For more information, contact Grant Worsley at 769-203-2108 or by email at

Kathy Hester golf class

LPGA Class A member Kathy Hester is offering instructional classes for youth golfers on Saturdays at 11 a.m. at the Golf Center, located at the Outlets of Vicksburg. The classes will be followed by a 2 p.m. driving range tee time in Clinton, and cost $15 per session.

For more information call Hester at 601-529-9007.