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Game Plan

Over the River Run

Registration is now open for the 29th annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

This year’s race is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. at the Mississippi Welcome Center on Washington Street. A 1-mile children’s fun run will follow the 5-mile events.

The entry fee for the race is $25 for the 5-mile run and walk, or $15 for children 10 and under. There is also a family rate of $75 for up to five family members living at the same address. The registration fees will go up to $35 and $25 on race day. The entry fees include admission to the postrace party at Ameristar’s Delta Point parking lot on Washington Street.

All proceeds from the race benefit The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Registration and race information is available at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation web site, southernculture.org/events/otrr.htm or by calling 601-631-2997.

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.

Registation forms are available 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 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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