Game Plan

Published 1:19 am Sunday, February 21, 2016

Clear Creek Ladies registration

The Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association will hold its 2016 season kickoff and registration Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at the clubhouse at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina. All lady golfers are invited to attend and join. The annual dues and handicap fees for the group are $30. Weather permitting, a round of golf will follow the registration drive.

For more information, email Charlotte Crist at


Run Thru History

Registration is now open for the 37th annual Run Thru History, a 10K run and 5K race walk in the Vicksburg National Military Park. Vicksburg’s biggest running event will take place March 5 at 8 a.m., with a 1-mile children’s fun run following the other races.

The registration fee is $25 for the run and walk. The Blue/Gray 1-Miler is free. Trophies will be presented to age group and overall winners, and the first 800 participants are guaranteed to receive a race T-shirt.

For more information or to register, visit, call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071, or stop by the Purks YMCA for an entry form.


Mandatory umpire meeting

A mandatory meeting for all prospective umpires in the City of Vicksburg’s upcoming softball season will be held March 2 at the Parks and Recreation office on Army Navy Drive. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., and it’s a required registration meeting for all returning and new umpires working ASA softball games. For more information, call 601-634-4514.


Zeke West Bass Tourney

The 8th Annual Zeke West Memorial Scholarship Team Bass Tournament is scheduled for March 5 at Lake Bruin State Park in St. Joseph, La.

The fishing tournament, hosted by the Tallulah Bass Club, begins at 6:30 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m. The registration fee is $100 per boat, with an optional big bass entry fee of $10 per person. First place is guaranteed a $1,000 prize, and additional prizes will be paid for second through fifth places based on the number of entries.

Fishermen are required to have live wells and running lights inspected.

Checks can be made payable to Zeke West Memorial Fund and mailed to:

• Becky West, 2938 Tiffentown Rd., Vicksburg, MS 39183

• Gary West, 3518 Manor Dr., Vicksburg, MS, 39182

• Bill DeWeese, 1206 Carrol St., Tallulah, LA 71232

For more information, contact Becky West at 601-529-1671 (; Gary West at 601-529-2775 (; or Bill DeWeese at 318-341-3161 (


VGSA registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s 2016 season will continue through Feb. 22. The league is for girls ages 4 through 18, and the registration fee is $60. Team sponsorships are also available for $100 or $200.

Registration forms are available at Hobie’s and Just Duett Sports. Practices begin March 5, and the season begins March 28.

For more information, call Cindy Patterson at 601-218-7553, Mike Foley at 870-208-6260, or Rick Daughtry at 601-218-9501, or email


Umps, scorekeepers needed

The Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department is looking for umpires and scorekeepers for the 2016 youth and adult softball and baseball seasons. For more information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.


River City Showcase

Triumph Ministries will host the inaugural River City Showcase basketball tournament April 9 at Vicksburg High School. The event will feature senior players from more than 20 area high schools. For more information, visit


City tennis program

The City of Vicksburg’s youth 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.

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