Game Plan

Published 7:50 am Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Red Carpet Bowl golf
The third annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13 at Vicksburg Country Club.

The tournament is a three-man scramble/shamble format and starts at 11:30 a.m. each day. The entry fee is $375 per team.

Cash prizes of $1,000, $600 and $400 will be awarded for first through third place, respectively, based on a full field. There are also prizes for the longest drive and closest to the hole each day, and a Saturday night Calcutta.

All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship fund.
For more information or to register, contact VCC golf pro Kent Smith at 601-636-8581, or kent@vicksburgcc.com.

Tournament sponsorships are also available. Email Michael Jones at helpinghandrx39183@gmail.com for more information.

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 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 southernculture.org, 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.

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.

Baseball showcase
Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi will host the 17 Baseball Player Showcase Nov. 9 and 10. Each player will receive a skills assessment, a three-game guarantee, and hat, jersey and ring. Players can register online at sfpvicksburg.com, or call 317-445-6230 or email eric@the-sports-force.com

VGSA fall league
Registration will continue until Sept. 20 for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s fall league. The league will have four age divisions for players ages 6-12, and the cost is $50 per player. Practice begins on Oct. 1, and games on Oct. 3.
For more information or to register, call Mike Foley at 870-208-6260.

Realtor golf tournament
The annual Vicksburg Realtor Golf Tournament will be 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.

Cost is $90 per player or $325 per four-man team. A team and hole sponsorship combination is available for $400. For more information, call 601-618-5351.

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