Game Plan

Published 8:25 pm Saturday, September 17, 2016

Over the River Run

Registration is now open for the 28th annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run, race walk and fun run on the Old Mississippi River Bridge. This year’s race is scheduled for Oct. 8 at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $25 per person, or $15 for children ages 10 and under. There is also a $75 family rate for up to five immediate family members living at the same address, and a $100 rate for 3-5 person corporate teams.

The Over the River Run benefits the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation. Entry forms are available at the SCHF office, at 1302 Adams Street, or Hobie’s Outdoor Sports.

Online registration and more information is available at

Hinds golf tournament

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The Warren-Claiborne Chapter of the Hinds Community College Alumni Association will host the Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Clear Creek Golf Course.

The tournament is a four-person scramble and begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A hamburger cookout and prize ceremony will follow the round. Flight winners will receive gift certificates to the Clear Creek Pro Shop, and there will also be bonus prizes for closest to the hole and longest drive.

The entry fee is $75 per player. Team and hole sponsorships are also available. To register or for more information, call Hinds Community College alumni coordinator Libby Posey at 601-857-3350, or Clear Creek pro Kent Smith at 601-638-9395.

City tennis sessions

The City of Vicksburg’s tennis program will conduct a free youth clinic and practice sessions throughout the fall. Sessions are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Halls Ferry Park courts. The clinic is for children ages 5 to 18, and there is no charge to participate.

For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

USM baseball camps

The Southern Miss baseball program will host two camps this fall at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg.

The Hitting Under the Lights Camp will begin Sept. 26 and run for four consecutive Mondays, from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. This camp is for high school players and focuses on hitting mechanics and approach. The cost is $150 per camper.

The second camp is the Fall Showcase Camp, scheduled for Nov. 20 at noon. This camp is for players ranging from high school freshmen to junior college sophomores. It will provide instruction on defensive position, speed training and hitting. The camp is limited to 100 players, and the cost is $155.

For more information, go online to to or contact Southern Miss assistant baseball coach B.A. Vollmuth at 601-266-6542 or via email at

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