Game Plan

Published 8:00 pm Saturday, September 2, 2017

Mad Scientist 5K

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center will host the inaugural Mad Scientist 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 9. The race will begin and end near the Information Technology Building on the ERDC campus at 1165 Porters Chapel Road.

Raceday registration will begin at 7 a.m., and the race at 8. The entry fee is $25 for the 5K run and walk, or $15 for the 1-mile fun run. The entry fee for teams of up to 3-5 people is $100.

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To pre-register or for more information, call 601-634-3778, 601-634-3706, or email Mad-Scientist-Run@usace.army.mil

Flag football registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Warren Flag Football Association’s 2017 season is now open and will continue until Sept. 3. The season starts Sept. 10. The registration fee is $40 per person.
For more information about the league, or to register, call James Judge at 601-415-4500.

Adult co-ed softball

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult co-ed softball league will continue until Sept. 15. The registration fee is $175 per team, plus an extra $10 for residents of Warren County and $20 for each resident of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.

There is a mandatory coaches meeting scheduled for Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Vicksburg’s Parks and Recreation Department office at 100 Army Navy Drive.
For more information, call Parks and Recreation director Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

Fall baseball registration

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s fall youth baseball league will continue until Sept. 15. The league is for players ages 5-15, and will be split into five age groups. Coaches are needed for all teams.

The registration fee is $25 per player. Registration forms are available at 601 Sports on Pemberton Blvd., and at the Parks and Recreation offices at 100 Army Navy Drive. For more information call Parks and Recreation director Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

Hinds CC golf tourney

Hinds Community College’s Warren-Claiborne County Alumni Chapter will host the Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament on Oct. 18 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina.

The tournament is a four-person scramble, and will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team, as well as for closest to the hole and longest drive.
The registration fee is $75 per player and includes green fee, cart, hamburger dinner and refreshments. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, and team sponsorships for $300.

To register or for more information, call HCC alumni coordinator Libby Posey at 601-857-3350, or Clear Creek Golf Course at 601-638-9395.

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