Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018

County Golf Championship

The 2018 Warren County Golf Championship is scheduled for July 28-29 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina. The entry fee is $110, and the tournament is open to everyone. Golfers do not have to be Warren County residents to play.

The two-round, 36-hole tournament will be flighted after the first round, with the top three flights playing from the championship tees on Sunday. Senior men 60 and over will play from the gold senior tees and have their own division. The women will play from the red tees.

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There will also be a shootout on July 27 at 5 p.m. for the top 12 players from last year’s men’s Championship. The entry fee is $20 and includes a cart and prizes for the top four finishers.
For more information or to register, call Clear Creek pro Kent Smith at 601-638-9395 or visit the Clear Creek clubhouse.

VHS softball tournament

Vicksburg High School’s softball team will host the 2018 Gator Youth Tournament July 13-15 at its Softball Swamp field. The fast-pitch tournament is for teams in the 8U-14U age divisions. The entry fee is $150 per team, and there is a three-game guarantee. Admission for fans is $4 per day or $6 for the tournament. Children 6 and under get in free.

For more information or to register a team, contact VHS softball coach Brian Ellis at 417-298-3262 or email him at

VSO soccer registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season 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.

Clear Creek golf camp

Clear Creek Golf Course will host its summer junior golf camp each Wednesday in July, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The camp is for golfers ages 18 and under, and the cost is $20 per class. The instructors are Clear Creek course pro Kent Smith and assistant Nick Mekus. For more information or to register call 601-638-9395 or visit the Clear Creek Club House.

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.

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