Game Plan

Published 7:50 am Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Vicksburg Cannons tryouts
The Vicksburg Cannons Baseball Club will hold tryouts for a 9U team on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Culkin Baseball Complex. For more information, please contact Matt Hembree at 601-508-8898 or Brian Britton at 601-630-6608.

Mad Scientist 5K
The Mad Scientist 5K run and race walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, at 3909 Halls Ferry Road in Vicksburg.
The race begins at 8 a.m., and race day registration at 7 a.m. A one-mile fun run will follow the race, which is a Mississippi Track Club Grand Prix event.
The entry fee is $20 for the 5K, or $10 for the fun run. Registration forms are available at ERDC headquarters on Halls Ferry Road, and online registration is at

For more information, call 601-634-3706 or email

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Over the River Run
Registration is now open for the 31st Annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

The race is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $25 for the run and race walk, or $10 for children under 10. For more information or to register, visit, or call the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation at 601-631-2997.
The Over the River Run is a fundraiser for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Fall baseball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg youth fall baseball league will continue until Sept. 13. The league is for children ages 5-12, and will have four age divisions. The registration fee is $25.

Coaches are also needed for all teams.

For more information or to register, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army Navy Drive, or call 601-634-4514.

Co-ed softball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s co-ed adult and church softball leagues will continue through Sept. 20. The registration fee is $175 per team, plus an additional cost of $10 per player from Warren County (outside the city limits) and $20 for residents of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.

For more information or to register, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army Navy Drive, or call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514 or 601-831-8050.

Realtor golf tournament
The annual Vicksburg Realtor Golf Tournament will be Saturday, Sept. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Vicksburg Country Club. This event is hosted by the Vicksburg-Warren County Board of Realtors and proceeds benefit The Warrior Bonfire Program. The cost is $90 per player or $325 per four-man team. A team and hole sponsorship combination is available for $400.

To sign up or sponsor, call Nevada Bob’s Golf at 601-713-1700. For more information on the tournament, call 601-618-5351.

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