Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Spooky Sprint 5K
Registration is now open for the Spooky Sprint 5K. The 5-kilometer run and walk, 1-mile fun run and carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 in downtown Vicksburg and is a fundraiser for Vicksburg Catholic Schools.

The race will begin and end at BancorpSouth, 820 South Street. Runners and walkers are invited to compete in Halloween costumes for the lighthearted race. The registration fee for the 5K is $25, or $15 for the fun run for children 15 and under. To register online, visit

Fall tennis program
The City of Vicksburg’s fall tennis program is now under way. Sessions are held each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Halls Ferry Park. The program is for children ages 7-18, and is free. For information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

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Hinds Monster Mash
The Hinds Community College baseball and softball teams will host the seventh annual Monster Mash at Joe G. Moss Field on the Raymond campus at 6 p.m. on Oct. 29.

The Monster Mash features a co-ed slow-pitch softball game between the baseball and softball teams. The student-athletes dress up in costumes and engage in numerous activities with the community’s youth. General admission is $5, or $2 with a Hinds ID. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

All proceeds benefit the Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

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