Game Plan

Published 4:00 am Thursday, September 28, 2023

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VHS softball tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s softball team will be held Oct. 3-5, from 5 to 7 p.m. each day at the Softball Swamp field on Army Navy Drive.

Players must have a completed, current physical form; their own glove; tennis shoes or turf cleats; and appropriate gym clothes.

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Over the River Run
The 35th Annual Over the River Run is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 a.m. at the Old Mississippi River Bridge. The event is a 5-mile run and race walk across the bridge and back, with participants running to Louisiana before returning.

The entry fee is $35. An after-party with music, refreshments and awards is included in the entry fee. The after-party will be at Ameristar Casino’s Delta Point parking lot. The Over the River Run is a fundraiser for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Online registration is available through For more information, call the SCHF at 601-631-2997 or visit

Red Carpet Bowl Golf
Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational golf tournament at the Vicksburg Country Club.

This year’s tournament is scheduled for Oct. 14-15 and is a three-man scramble/shamble. Players will tee off at noon both days and play a scramble in the first round, and a shamble in the second.

The entry fee is $525 per team and includes lunch each day. The winners will receive a cash payout, based on a full field, and there are additional prizes for longest drive and closest to the pin each day.

For more information or to register, email, or Michael Jones at; or call 601-636-8581.

Michelob Ultra Golf Scramble
The Michelob Ultra Golf Scramble is scheduled for Nov. 4 and 5 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina.

The format for the tournament is a two-man scramble with a shotgun start in the first round; and four-ball with tee time starts in the second.

The entry fee is $140 for Clear Creek pass holders and $160 for non-pass holders, and is payable in cash only. The fee includes a practice round, mulligans, lunch both days, and drinks and snacks on the course. There will be prizes for closest to the pin and to the tournament winners.

The tournament is open to the first 60 teams to register. For more information or to register, call the Clear Creek clubhouse at 601-638-9395.

Commissioners Cup Golf
Clear Creek Golf Course will host the Commissioners Cup tournament on Nov. 3. The four-person scramble will begin at 1 p.m., and will have divisions for men, women, seniors (ages 50-69) and 70-and-above.

The entry fee is $100 per person. Corporate sponsorships are available for $500 or $100. All proceeds from the tournament go toward course improvements at Clear Creek. Call the Clear Creek clubhouse at 601-638-9395 to register.