Game Plan

Published 9:32 am Wednesday, October 28, 2015

WC Spooktacular softball

Warren Central will host its second annual “Spooktacular Softball Game” Thursday at 6 p.m. at Lucy Young Young Field. The game will feature Warren Central softball and baseball players playing a game dressed in costumes, and all proceeds will benefit Gabrielle Butler. Butler is a former WC student who is battling cancer.

Admission is $5. Children 12 and under who dress in a Halloween costume and who are accompanied by an adult with get in free and receive candy between innings. A prize will be given for the best costume.

Fall tennis program

The City of Vicksburg’s youth fall tennis program is under way at the Halls Ferry Park courts. The program will run Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 5 to 6 p.m., and is free. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

Monster Mash at Moss

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Hinds Community College will host its fourth annual “Monster Mash at Moss” charity softball game Thursday at 6 p.m. at Joe G. Moss baseball field on the Raymond campus. Hinds’ baseball and softball teams will dress in Halloween costumes for the co-ed game, and fans are encouraged to dress up as well. There will be a trick-or-treat area for children.

Admission is $5, or $2 with a Hinds ID. Children 12 and under get in free. All proceeds benefit Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. For more information, visit

River City Showcase

Triumph Ministries will host the inaugural River City Showcase basketball tournament April 16, 2016 at Vicksburg High School. The event will feature senior players from more than 20 area high schools. For more information, visit

YMCA youth basketball

Registration for the Vicksburg YMCA’s youth basketball league is open until Tuesday. The league is open to children in grades 3-8, and the registration fee is $40 for YMCA members and $80 for non-members.

Financial assistance is available, but the registration deadline for it is Nov. 27. Games will begin the week of Nov. 30.

For more information, or to register, visit, call 601-638-1071, or stop by the Purks YMCA.

AJGT golf tournament

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the AJGT Farm d’Allie Fall Junior Classic on Nov. 21 and 22 at the Farm d’Allie Golf Club in Carencro, La.

The entry fee for the two-day, 36-hole tournament is $185 and includes green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions. The entry deadline is Nov. 19 at noon.

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

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