Game Plan

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.

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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

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