Game Plan

Published 9:42 am Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Mims golf tournament

Porters Chapel Academy will host the 12th annual Bubba Mims Memorial Golf Classic April 20 at Vicksburg Country Club. The event is a four-man scramble and will begin with lunch at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The entry fee is $395 per four-man team and includes cart, beverages and lunch. All proceeds benefit Porters Chapel Academy. For more information, call Mark Buys at 601-636-3752.

Packers registration

The Vicksburg Packers youth football and cheer training camp and registration will be held every Monday and Thursday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Vicksburg Junior High football stadium on Baldwin Ferry Road.

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Registration is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 12. Players and cheerleaders must not turn 13 before Aug. 1. There will be teams for players 8-, 10- and 12-and-under.

The registration fee for the 2016 season is $100 per child. For information on the Packers football team, call Robert Jones at 601-291-1371. For information on the cheerleading team, call coach Stephanie Williams at 601-415-5918.

Riverfest 5K Run

Registration is now open for the Rhythm Run at RiverFest 5K. The 5K run and race walk will take place April 16 at 8 a.m. in downtown Vicksburg, beginning at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center on Adams Street. There is also a 1-mile fun run for children 12 and under that will begin at the conclusion of the 5K races. The registration fee is $20 for the run and walk, or $15 for the 1-mile fun run.

For a registration form or more information, visit and click “Festival Info.”

Lynn bass tournament

The Brayden Lynn Memorial Benefit Bass Classic is scheduled for Saturday at Eagle Lake. The tournament will begin at first safe light and continue until 3 p.m. The entry fee is $100 per boat, with a $10 optional entry fee for the big bass prize. First place is guaranteed $1,000. For more information, email Joey Reynolds at

Adult softball league

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult softball league is now open and will continue through April 15. Registration packets can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation Department offices at 100 Army-Navy Drive, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The cost per team is $175, with an extra $10 fee for Warren County residents who live outside the city limits, and a $20 fee for residents from Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties. For more information call 601-634-4514.

River City Showcase

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

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