Game Plan

Published 6:00 am Sunday, November 13, 2016

Adult basketball league

Registration for the Vicksburg Park and Recreation Department’s men’s and women’s adult basketball leagues will begin Nov. 18 and continue through Dec. 30. The registration fee is $125 per team, plus $5 fee for each non-city resident. The total team fee will not exceed $175.

Registration packets can be picked up at either the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army-Navy Drive or at the Jackson Street Community Center. A mandatory coaches meeting will be held Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation offices.

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For information call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514

Jacob’s Ladder 5K

The Jacob’s Ladder Turkey Trot 5K and fun run is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19 in downtown Vicksburg. The race will start on Mulberry Street at 8 a.m. with the 5K run and race walk, and the 1-mile fun run will follow.

The entry fee is $30 for the run and $25 for the walk. The fun run is free. Online registration is available at,, or by picking up paper forms at the Purks YMCA. Raceday registration will begin at 7 a.m. on Nov. 19 at Mutual Credit Union on Cherry Street.

For more information, call Jacob’s Ladder at 601-619-7002 or email Rebecca Busby at

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, and there is no charge to participate. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

Arrowhead Golf tournament

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the AJGT Crown Buick Junior Fall Classic at Beau Chene Golf Club in Mandeville, La., Dec. 3 and 4.

The tournament entry fee is $185 and includes two days of green fees, tee gifts, and trophies in four age divisions. The registration deadline is Nov. 30. To enter the event or for more information, call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066 or visit

USM baseball showcase

The Southern Miss baseball program will hosts its Fall Showcase Camp Sunday, Nov. 20, at noon at Pete Taylor Park. Sign-in begins at 11 a.m.

The camp is for players ranging from high school freshmen to junior college sophomores. Players will receive instruction and evaluation on defensive skills, hitting and speed training. Any pitcher who is a dual player will be able to participate at both positions.

The camp is limited to the first 100 applicants and the cost is $155 per camper.

For more information, visit or contact assistant coach B.A. Vollmuth at 601-266-6542 or

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