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Golden Bears To Host Tennis Tournament

•Alcorn Central tennis will host the Crossroads High School Classic tennis tournament September 16-17 at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. The event is open to kids ages 13-18 and this tournament is not sponsored by the USTA.

Events will include boys singles and doubles along with girls singles and doubles. The last day to sign up is Tuesday, September 12 and each participant is guaranteed two games.

The cost is $20 for a single event or $30 for two. Call (662) 603-9383 to sign up up or ask any questions.

ACHS Golf Tournament

•The Alcorn Central High School Golf Tournament will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Hillandale Golf Course. The four-person scramble will be $50 per person or $200 per team. For more information conract Steve Bullard at 662-665-0958.

Firemen vs. Police Softball Game

•Havis Kids’ will host a Firemen vs. Police Softball Challenge on the large baseball field in Crossroads Regional Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There is free admission and donations are accepted. There will also be a silent auction.

Following the softball game, Havis Kids’ will host a Homerun Derby for kids in three divisions - eight and under; 10 and under; and 12 and under. Cost is $20 per child. Bring your own pitcher or one will be provided.

Kids will get 10 hits, fair or foul, and all top homerun hitters will advance to the second round.

Trophies will be given for first and second place in each division. Age is judged as of Sept. 23.

All proceeds help Havis Kids’ with a trip next fall to Walt Disney World.

Fall Bowling Leagues

•Plaza Lanes Fall leagues are almost filled. The Tuesday Night Church League (men, women, youth) is still in need of one more team and the Monday Night Youth League will begin September 11 beginning at 6.

All other night league’s will begin at 6:30 pm. Stop by Plaza Lanes on Shiloh Road in Corinth to sign up or for more details.

Tennis Tournament

•The Adamsville High School tennis team will sponsor a non-sanctioned tennis tournament open to all ages from September 15-17 at Buford Pusser Memorial Park in Adamsville.

For more information or for entry forms call Michael Harville at (731) 439-4122 between 11 am and 12 noon Monday-Friday or (731) 239-2434 after 6 pm. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, September 13 at 9 pm.

Calling Junior Golfers

•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Lakewood Fall Junior Classic in New Orleans September 9-10, 2017 at Lakewood Country Club.

The two-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. Tournament fee is $195 and includes two days of green fee’s, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions.

Recommended accomodations are available at Holiday Inn New Orleans West Bank in Gretna, Louisiana. Call (504) 324-7740 for reservations and group rate. The tournament extended registration deadline is Wednesday, September 6 at noon. To enter the event please call Diane Ford at (985) 630-3066 or enter online at

Win A Trip to Disney World!

•You have another opportunity to help raise money for Havis’ Kids while possibly winning a trip to Disney yourself.

During this fundraiser you can purchase individual tickets for $25 or purchase 5 tickets for $100. The drawing will be held on May 6, 2018 and the winner must present the winning ticket to Havis Hurley in order to claim the trip. However, people do not have to present to win on this date.

Winning tickets must be used the week of October 7-13, 2018. The tickets are good for a family of four. There will be a 5-day premium park hopper or a 4-day premium park-hopper with one 2-park ticket to Universal. Tickets also include 6 nights at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort.

For more information call Havis at 662-643-3561 or see him for the names of other sellers.

(If you have an item for Sports Shorts please email them in advance of event to sports editor Kent Mohundro at or drop them by or mail them to Daily Corinthian, 1607 South Harper Road, Corinth, Ms. 38834)
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