Game Plan

Published 12:11 am Sunday, June 24, 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

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.

VSO soccer registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now open and will continue until Aug. 19. The league is for children ages 4-16, and the season runs from early September through late October.

Registration fees are $60 per child in the U4 and U6 age divisions; $80 for the U8 division; $85 for U10; and $90 for U12 and above. There is also a $33 fee for uniforms. A $5 discount for early registration before July 27 is available, as well as a 20 percent discount if registering for both the fall and spring 2019 seasons.

To register online, visit or email Registration is also available by calling 601-528-7885 or 601-630-5552.

Tara Wildlife Camp

Tara Wildlife will offer its second summer camp session June 24-30, at Tara Wildlife, 6791 Eagle Lake Shore Rd., for children ages 9-16. The cost is $650 per person.

The camp teaches children outdoor skills, hunter safety, natural resource management, and wildlife studies through fun, hands-on activities and presentations by local experts, For more information call Mark Bowen, 601-279-4261

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 601-638-9395 or visit the Clear Creek clubhouse.

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.

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