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Sports Bulletin Board

By Staff
May 21, 2002
The Sports Bulletin Board normally runs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. There are three ways to submit items for publication. You may fax a flyer or information sheet to the attention of Stephanie Denham at (601) 485-1275; e-mail the information to sports@themeridianstar.com; or mail the information to Sports Bulletin Board, The Meridian Star, P.O. Box 1591, Meridian, Miss. 39302. Call Stephanie Denham at 693-1551, ext. 3234 with any questions.
GOLF TOURNAMENTS
Quitman Country Club Annual 4-Ball Invitational
There will be a 4-ball invitational June 8-9, tee times are 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day. Entry fee is $200 per team. Prizes will be awarded for first through third place. A catfish supper with all the trimmings Saturday night, Calcutta and music Saturday night, food and drinks each day on the course. For more information, call, the club pro shop at 776-2582, Frankie Felter, 776-6693, Wayne Litton, 776-2210, or Randy Plowden at 687-5251.
RACING
Causeyville Raceway
The Go-Kart racing season is under way at Causeyville Raceway. Causeyville Raceway is located two miles south of Causeyville on the Causey-Clarke Rd. For more information, call 644-3535.
STA-BIL Mississippi Mower Mania
A Race for Riding Lawn Mowers, will be held June 8 at Horn Lake, at 1 p.m. at "Bullfrog Corner", Highway 51 and Goodman Road. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 and free for kids under five. This is sanctioned by the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association. For more information call USLMRA at (847) 729-7363 or www.letsmow.com
BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS
Brett McClendon Memorial Baseball Classic
A baseball tournament will be held on June 7-9 at Bearpen Park in Cleveland. There will be two age groups 12 under and 13 under. Fee is $200 with three games guaranteed. All money will go to a scholarship at Delta State University. For more information call Destry Harmon at 662-742-4242.
Pensacola Summer Classic
The Pensacola "Summer Classic" Super Series Baseball of America National Qualifying Tournament will be held June 7-9. Individual ages are 8U-12U Coach pitch. For more information contact Kevin Windham at (850) 968-5619 or Rob Mason at (850) 587-4027 or visit the web site at www.eteamz.com/pensacolasuperseries.
SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS
MERIDIAN INVITATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The Meridian Invitational softball tournament will be held at the Sammie Davidson Softball Complex, May 25. This is a men's class "C" with a 4HR limit tournament. Entry fee is $125. For more information, call Alvin Alexander at 986-8594 or V.L. Mott at 482-3639.
University of Southern Mississippi Softball Tournament
The University of Southern Mississippi and Coca Cola classic will host a men's softball tournament and Diet Coke Classic and USM will host a women's softball tournament Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26, at Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation, Tatum Park Softball Complex. Entry fee is $150 per team and deadline is Tuesday May 21. For more information contact Stephen Rey at 266-5405.
Meridian Invitational Softball Tournament
There will be a softball tournament held at Sammie Davidson Softball Complex, June 1. Entry fee is $125 and is a men's "D" class, 1 HR limit tournament. For more information call Alvin Alexander at 986-8594 or V.L. Mott at 482-3639.
CAMPS
East Central Community College Baseball Camp
The ECCC Baseball camp will be held over two weeks and are scheduled for ages 6-12 May 28-May 30, 8 a.m.-noon each day. Another camp will be held for students age 13 to high school juniors, June 17-June 19, 9 a.m.- noon each day. Both camps will be held at Jamie Clark Memorial Stadium. Cost in $40 per camper. For more information contact coach Jake Yarborough, at ECCC 1-877-462-3222, ext. 374 or 310. Or email him at jyarborough@eccc.cc.ms.us.
Southern Miss baseball camp
The University of Southern Mississippi will hold a baseball camp June 3-6 (kids day camp), June 30-July 2 ( pitching and catching) and July 21-23 (total skills camp)There is a $75 deposit assure participation. For more information call the baseball office at USM at 266-5427 or visit their web site at www.SOUTHERNMISS.com
Lamar Sports Camp
Lamar School will have a baseball camp May 28-31 for grades for K-6. Cost is $60 including t-shirt. For more information call Ronnie Key at 679-1755 or 482-1345 ext. 18.
Steve McNair Football Camp
The 2002 Steve McNair Football Camp will be held at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College at Perkinston on June 30-July 2. Entry fee is $175 per camper. This is an overnight camp that will stress fundamental football skills. Tuition includes overnight dorm accommodations, meals, camp t-shirt, certificate of participation, and an autographed picture of Steve McNair. The Tennessee Titan quarterback and some of the top high school coaches in the area will be providing the instructions. For more information contact Anna Askew or Don Weatherell at 264-9490.
Alcorn State Girls Basketball Camp
The Shirley A. Walker basketball camp will will be held July 8-10. This camp is set for girls seventh grade through 12 grade. Registration begins on Sunday, July 7 between 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. at the Davey L. Whitney Complex at Alcorn State University.
For more information contact coach Walker at 877-6467 or camp directors coach Perry Fletcher and graduate assistant coach Cherea Wood at 877-6667 or the Alcorn State athletics department at 877-6500 or 877-6501.
Wildcat Basketball Camp
The Meridian High School will host a basketball camp June 3-6 for grades 3-8. The times of the camp will be 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. and entry fee is $35. The camp includes individual fundamentals, free throw contest, hot shot contest, three on three tournament, league games, camp t-shirts and camp trophies. Camp staff includes, Ernie Watson, Sherrod Miller, Marty Everett, local high school coaches, and Meridian High School basketball players. For more information contact coach Ernie Watson at 485-8124, 482-5983 or email at ERWATSON@excite.com.
Rick Stansbury's 2002 Bulldog Basketball Camp
Session I Individual Overnight Camp, June 9-12, for boys for boys grades 5-12, $175 for day camper, $210 for overnight camper. Session II Individual Day Camp, June 24-27, for boys grades 1-6. cost is $100. For a free brochure and additional information call the MSU Men's Basketball office at 662-325-3800 or visit Mississippi State's official athletic website at www.mstateathletics.com
East Central Community College Softball Camp
East Central Community College will hold a softball camp for ages 6-12, May 28-May 30, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fast-Pitch camp: June 3-5. Cost is $45 per camper. Contact coach Mike Anerson at East Central Community College at 635-2111 or call toll free (877)-462-3222, ext. 301 or 310, or email cundewood@eccc.cc.ms.us.

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