Published 9:43 am Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Gator Golf Classic
The Second Annual Gator Golf Classic is scheduled for June 14 at Clear Creek Golf Course. The tournament is a benefit for the Vicksburg High School baseball and golf programs.
The two-man scramble will begin at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $150 per team, or $75 for an individual. Hole sponsorships are available as well, for $100, $225 and $500. The winning team will receive 2 YETI coolers. There are also prizes for the top three finishers in each flight, for the longest drive and closest to the pin.
To register or for more information, call Brent King at 662-312-9776, or Derrick DeWald at 769-226-3046.
Kings basketball weekend
The Kings Empowerment Center will host the “Basketballers’ Weekend” May 19-21. The event starts with a 3-point shootout on May 19 at 6:30 p.m., and continues with an adult basketball tournament May 20 beginning at 10 a.m.
The entry fee for the 3-point contest is $3 per person, and the winner will receive a trophy. Admission is free for spectators.
The tournament is for teams with players ages 19-and-up, and the entry fee is $125 per team. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and admission for fans is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 18.
There will also be a 3-on-3, single elimination tournament on May 21 with three age divisions — fifth through eighth grad, ninth through 12th, and ages 19-and-up. The entry fee for this tournament is $15 per team. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., games start at 4 p.m., and admission is free.
For more information or to register, call 601-634-4788.
Alcorn basketball camp
The Vicksburg YMCA will host the Montez Robinson Basketball Fundamental Skills Clinic June 3, from 8 a.m. to noon. The clinic will be led by Alcorn State men’s basketball coach Montez Robinson.
The camp costs $35 per person, and will feature developmental drills and one-on-one instruction. Campers must have proper athletic attire and basketball shoes.
For information, call Alcorn assistant coaches Delvin Thompson or Frank Popieski at 601-738-1597 or 352-455-3388.
Jackson Street Camp
Registration for the Jackson Street Summer Camp is now open and will continue until June 3. The camp is for children ages 6-10, and is free. Registration forms are available at the Jackson Street gym and the Parks and Recreation Department offices at 100 Army Navy Drive, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The camp runs from June 5 until July 28. For information call 601-634-4514.
Learn to Swim registration
Registration for the 2017 American Red Cross Learn to Swim program will be held at City Pool, May 17-19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and May 20 from 10 a.m. until noon.
The program is for all ages, from 3 years old to adults, and the cost is $12 per student per two-week session. The sessions will run from June 5-16, June 26-July 8, July 17-28, and the times of each class vary by age. Classes fill on a first-come, first-served basis and early registration is encouraged.
Registration must be made in person. All payments are due at the time of registration.
For information, call 601-634-4516.
Play 2 Wynn camp
The 15th annual Play 2 Wynn Basketball Camp will be held June 19-23 at Vicksburg Junior High School, from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
The camp is open to boys and girls ages ages 6-16. The cost is $35 per day, or $100 for the week. The camp teaches basketball fundamentals and skills. For more information, email Donna Brown-Wynn at email@example.com.
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