Game Plan

Published 7:56 am Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Red Carpet Bowl golf

The inaugural Red Carpet Bowl 3-Man Invitational golf tournament is scheduled for Oct. 14 and 15 at Vicksburg Country Club. The tournament is a three-man scramble that will offer cash prizes of $1,000 for first place, $800 for second place, and $600 for third place in each flight.

There will be a Calcutta party on Oct. 14, as well as special contests during the tournament. The event will begin with a shotgun start at noon on Oct. 14 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 15.

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The entry fee is $120 per player and includes a practice round. All proceeds benefit the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship fund.

For information or to register, call the Vicksburg Country Club golf shop at 601-636-8581 or email Patrick Buhrman at

In addition to the golf tournament, the Red Carpet Bowl committee is sponsoring a raffle for four tickets to the New Orleans Saints’ home game on Dec. 24 against the Atlanta Falcons. Tickets for the raffle are $20, and can be purchased at either Cannon Toyota or Helping Hands Pharmacy.

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, or by calling 601-631-2997.

Hinds CC golf tourney

Hinds Community College’s Warren-Claiborne County Alumni Chapter will host the Clyde Donnell and Othel Mendrop Memorial Golf Tournament Wednesday, 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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