Game Plan

Published 7:58 am Wednesday, May 23, 2018

WC baseball camp

Warren Central will host its annual youth baseball camp May 29 through June 1 at Viking Field.
The camp is for children ages 5-14, and focuses on teaching baseball fundamentals and sportsmanship through various drills and games. Instructors include Warren Central coaches and players.

The cost is $100 per camper. Registration is at the WC baseball fieldhouse from 7:30 to a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to noon each day.

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Players should bring cleats, shorts, T-shirt, tennis shoes, a baseball glove, sunscreen, towel and a change of clothes on Friday. The final day of the camp includes sliding drills on a wet tarp.

For more information, call WC baseball coach Conner Douglas at 662-902-2620.

Star-Spangled Night Run

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation will present the first Star Spangled Night Run on June 30 in downtown Vicksburg. The 5K run and walk will begin at 8 p.m., and the start-finish line is at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

Registration is now open. The fee is $30 for adults or $15 for children 12 and under. Entry forms and information are available by visiting, by calling 601-631-2997, or emailing

Entry forms and fees can be dropped off at the SCHF Business Office, 601 Sports or mailed to SCHF, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180. Online registration is available at

Race packet pick-up will be June 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the SCHF Auditorium on the corner of Crawford and Cherry Streets, and also before the race at the race site starting at 6 p.m.

Fuzzy Johnson Baseball

Registration is now open for the Fuzzy Johnson Baseball League’s 2018 season. The league is for children ages 9-15, and games are played at Fuzzy Johnson Park on Mission 66. Registration forms are available at the Jackson Street Community Center, or by calling Ernest Galloway at 601-618-4455.

USM basketball camp

Southern Miss will host a youth basketball camp May 30 through June 1 at Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg. The camp is for boys and girls ages 4-11, and will run from 8 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $50 per player, and $25 if they bring a second person. For more information, visit

MSU basketball camp

Mississippi State’s women’s basketball team will host several youth camps this summer on the Starkville campus.

The Skills Camp is scheduled for June 3-5. It is open to players in grades 5-12 and costs $200 for commuters and $275 for residents. During the three-day camp, players receive instruction from MSU head coach Vic Schaefer and his staff. The camp is a great way to develop an all-around game, with sessions focusing on position work, shooting, fast breaks, team practice and games.

The Day Camp is June 11-14 and is open to players in grades 2-7. Running from 8 a.m. to noon each day, the camp teaches fundamental skills. Cost for the Day Camp is $100.

Mississippi State’s final camp is the Team Shootout Camp. Teams can attend June 15 or 16, and cost is $300 per team (12 players and two coaches) per day plus $25 for each additional player or coach.

Participants can register for the camps online at More information on the camps is available at the site or by calling (662) 325-0198.

MSU volleyball camp

Mississippi State’s women’s volleyball team will host several youth camps in July on the Starkville campus.

The High School Team Camp, set for July 13-15, is designed for only high school teams. Team strategies as opposed to individual skills will be emphasized and competition among other schools will take place during each session. Participating schools must have at least eight players, with a maximum of 12.

From July 16-17 the Lil’ Puppy Dog Volley School for players ages 6-12, and an All Skills Day Camp for ages 12 and over will be offered. The Lil’ Puppy Dog Volley School will teach beginners the basics of volleyball techniques and strategies.

The final camp is the Big Dawgs College Prep Camp from July 18-20. This camp is for ninth-graders and higher. The Big Dawgs College Prep Camp is designed to provide athletes an inside look into the practice setting of a collegiate program. The same drills and techniques used by the Mississippi State team will be featured.

To register or for more information, visit, or contact assistant coach Taylor Unroe at

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