Game Plan

Published 9:00 am Sunday, June 17, 2018

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 will be 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

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Entry forms and fees can be dropped off at SCHF Business Office or 601 Sports. Online registration is 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.

Clear Creek Ladies golf report

Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association members met on Wednesday for individual play. Carol Roberson placed first, followed by Emily Bonelli in second place and Mary May in third. Roberson also logged the lowest putting score and chipped in.

Summer tennis program

The City of Vicksburg’s summer youth tennis program will continue through the end of July at Halls Ferry Park. The camp is free, and for players of all skill levels from ages 7-18. Sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday, with a second junior team tennis session from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757 or 601-634-4514.

Atlanta Braves tryout camp

The annual Atlanta Braves Tryout Camp is scheduled for June 27 at Trustmark Park in Pearl. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and tryouts at 10. The annual event is free of charge and under the direction of area scout supervisor Smoke Laval.

All players must be between the ages of 16 and 22 to participate and are expected to furnish their own cleats, gloves, and uniforms, with no exceptions. The Braves will provide any other necessary equipment. For more information, call the M-Braves office at 601-932-8788.

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.

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

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