Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Star Spangled Night Run
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation will host the Star Spangled Night Run, a 5K run and race walk in downtown Vicksburg, on Saturday, June 29.

The race will begin at 8 p.m. at the Southern Culutral Heritage Center at 1302 Adams St. The SCHC will also host an after party in its courtyard with live music and food.

The entry fee for the race is $35 for adults, $20 for children, and $120 for corporate or civic club teams of 3-5 members. Entry forms are available online at or at the SCHF business office and 601 Sports. For more information, call 601-631-2997 or email

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Governor’s Cup baseball
The Governor’s Cup youth baseball tournament is scheduled for June 28-29 at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. The tournament is for teams in the 7U through 16U age divisions.

The entry fee ranges from $185 to $375 per team, depending on the age group, and there is a three-game guarantee. The fee includes umpires and baseballs. Admission for fans is $10 per day or $15 for the tournament. Children under age 5 are admitted free.

For more information, call 317-445-6230, email info@sfpvicksburg,com, or visit

City tennis program
The City of Vicksburg’s summer tennis program will continue through the end of July at Halls Ferry Park. The daily camp is held Monday through Friday, from 8 to 10 a.m., for children ages 5-18.

A junior team tennis camp will also be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week, from 10 a.m. to noon.

There is no charge for either camp. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

AJGT golf tournament
The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the AJGT Waste Management Junior Classic June 25-26 at Carter Plantation Golf Club in Springfield, La. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is open to golfers ages 11-18.

The entry fee is $195 and includes green fees, gifts and trophies in four age divisions. The entry deadline is June 21.

For information or to register, call 985-630-3066 or visit

USM basketball camps
The Joye Lee-McNelis summer youth basketball camps will be held in June and August at Southern Miss’ Reed Green Coliseum in Hattiesburg.

The options include the Post Skills Enhancement Academy for rising ninth graders and up, on June 21; Next Level Skills Academy I and II for high school junior varsity, varsity and club players. The Next Level I camp is June 22-23, and the Next Level II camp is Aug. 3; and the Middle School Team Shootout for junior high, middle school and club teams on June 20.

For more information on the camps visit, or by calling the Southern Miss women’s basketball office at 601-266-6444.

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