Game Plan

Published 8:23 am Wednesday, September 21, 2016

VHS archery tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s archery team will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the ROTC building. All archers must have a physical and parental permission form in order to try out. For more information, email coach Pamela Piazza at

VHS basketball meeting
There will be a meeting for parents of all Vicksburg High boys basketball players Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the VHS gym. For more information, call coach Dellie C. Robinson at 601-529-3550.

Over the River Run
Registration is 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

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Hinds golf tournament
The Warren-Claiborne Chapter of the Hinds Community College Alumni Association will host the Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament 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.
The entry fee is $75 per player. Team and hole sponsorships are also available. To register or for more information, call Libby Posey at 601-857-3350.

City tennis sessions
The City of Vicksburg’s tennis program will conduct a free youth clinic and practice sessions during the fall. Sessions are 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. For information, call 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 cost is $155.
For more information, go online to to or contact B.A. Vollmuth at 601-266-6542 or

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