Sports Bulletin Board
May 7, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.
MERIDIAN SYMPHONY LEAGUE GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Meridian Symphony League is having its sixth annual Twilight Scramble Saturday, May 11, at Lakeview Golf Course. All benefits from the tournament help raise money for the Children's Concert presented by the Meridian Symphony Orchestra. The tournament is a three-man scramble with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Prizes are awarded to first through third places. The $50 per person entry fee includes green fee, cart, t-shirt, huggie and lighted ball. This year there will be a party after the tournament with live music by Rubber Soul 9 p.m.- 12 p.m. The Twilight Scramble is open to the public and teams may register now until the day of the tournament. To pre-register or have your company sponsor a team call Jenny Bryan at 485-0215.
Cowboy Maloney's Golf Tourney
Cowboy's Maloney Golf Tournament will be held Monday, May 13 at the Country Club in Jackson. There will be a shotgun start at noon. Entry fee is $100 per person and includes golf, cart, green fees, along with lunch, refreshments and prizes. For more information call Eddie Maloney or Wanda Boykin at 948-5600.
Jeff Bower Annual Golf Tournament
The annual Jeff Bower Golf Tournament will be held May 13, at Northwood Country Club in Meridian. Each group will play the 17th hole with coach Bower, the 11th hole with Dick Vogel and the second hole with John Miller and Sammy Winder. On these three holes you will also have a chance to win a car or SUV for a hole-in-one. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. with social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at Northwood at 6:30 p.m. Costs are $115, golf, one lunch, goodie bag, tournament shirt and one dinner; $175, golf, one dinner, tournament shirt and sponsorship; $100 per hole sponsorship; $20 social and dinner only. For more information call Dick Simmons at 681-9706, Ivan Cobb at 679-5103, Scott Bancraft at 483-2524 , Brad Reynolds at 681-4518, Jimmy Garrett at 679-8813 or Dennis Foster at 693-0278.
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.
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.
USSA Baseball Tournament
Natchitoches, La., will play host to a USSA Baseball Tournament. The tournament will be held on May 11-12 in Natchitoches at Highland Park. This tournament is open to all 12 and 14 year-old teams. League teams from other associations are welcome. Entry fee is $125. For more information contact Frank Griffin at 318-356-8392 or 318-689-2536.
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.
Pensacola Firecracker Classic
The Pensacola "Firecracker Classic" Super Series Baseball of America National Qualifying Tournament will be held June 28-30. Individual ages are U8 coach pitch to U14. 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.