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•Sign-ups have begun for t-ball, baseball and softball leagues at Alcorn Central for the summer. The season will run from June 1-July 1 and a 10-game schedule will be played.

Leagues offered are co-ed t-ball for ages 4-5, boys coach pitch baseball for ages 6-8, coach pitch softball for girls ages 6-8 and 10U girls softball.

The cost is $25 and you can sign up by visiting the facebook page ‘Alcorn Central Summer League’. Deadline to sign-up is May 19 and all games will be played at the ACHS softball field.

For more information contact coaches Eric Lancaster at 662-808-7717 or Haylei Bell at 662-934-3296. All checks should be made payable to ACHS softball.

•The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and Awareness Mississippi Chapter will host a fundraiser bowling event at Plaza Lanes on May 20.

Entry fee is $20 per person which will include two hours of bowling, shoes plus pizza and drinks. The event will begin at 10 am and last til 12 noon. For more information contact Marsha Jensen at (662) 266-2727 or email Marsha at

•The Eastview Pentecostal Church will host a fundraiser softball tournament Saturday, May 20. Entry fee is $125 per team. For more information call Pastor Isbell at 662-665-2334.

•The third annual Carson Herrin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place May 20 at 9 am at the Shiloh Golf Course in Adamsville.

The four-man scramble will be $200 per team and all proceeds go to CHAMP (Carson Herrin Athletic Memorial Program). For more information contact Kevin Herrin at (662) 643-5910.

•The Kossuth High School athletic booster club will have their final meeting of the year May 22 in the cafeteria.

•The Junior Braves “We Believe” Basketball Camps will be held between May 22-25 at Tishomingo County High School.

The camp fee is $60 and includes a camp t-shirt, fundamental instructions, and team competition. Awards will also be presented for individual competition winners.

There will be three sessions daily and the camp is open to boys and girls entering grades three thru nine. The camp theme this year is “Making Champions”.

For more information call coach Craig Dailey at 662-444-0770 or coach Brian Middleton at 662-312-1497 or email coach Dailey at

•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Francisville, LA May 27-28.

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

Recommended accomodations are available at The Lodge at The Bluffs in St. Francisville. Call 225-634-5222 for reservations and group rates. The tournament extended registration deadline is Wednesday, May 24 at noon. Call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066 to enter or online at

•The Corinth Crossroads Regional Park will be hosting a new ‘Beginner Ladies Tennis League’ from June 5-July 31. Games will be played on Monday evenings at 7 and there will be a long list of substitutes if you’re not able to play. Instructors will be on hand to help keep score. This league is designed for ladies who are new to the sport or haven’t played in several years.

The cost is $20 per player and tennis ball will be provided. If interested please email Becky Nelms at You can also text at 630-710-4860 or message on face book to reserve your spot.

•Big Oaks Golf Course in Saltillo will host the first annual Havis’ Kids Golf Tournament fundraiser on Friday, June 23.

Registration will be from 8-9 AM the day of the event with a shot-gun start at 9. The cost is $400 per team and will be a 4-person scramble. There will be prize money, food and drinks.

Havis’ Kids is a non-profit organization started in 2011 to raise money for local families with special needs children in north Mississippi to take them to Disney World. Parents volunteer to provide these children with a great Disney vacation.

If you are interested in the event and would like more information you can call Havis Hurley at 662-643-3561 or tournament organizer Kay Harrelson at 662-871-8994 or by email at

(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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