Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, June 20, 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, or by calling 601-631-2997 or emailing

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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

Clear Creek Championship

Clear Creek Golf Course will host its annual Clear Creek Club Championship June 30 and July 1. Participants must have a membership at Clear Creek, or be a student 15 years of age or older. There will be separate divisions for men’s, women’s and senior men’s players, and the tournament will be flighted after the first round.

The entry fee is $40, and the tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. each day. To register or for more information, call Clear Creek pro Kent Smith at 601-638-9395 or visit the Clear Creek clubhouse.

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. American Legion players must have written permission from their coach.

For more information, call the M-Braves office at 601-932-8788 or visit

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 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.

MSU volleyball camp

Mississippi State’s women’s volleyball team will host its High School Team Camp July 13-15 on the Starkville campus. The camp is for high school teams only. 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.

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

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