Sports Briefs

Published 11:58 am Friday, October 20, 2017

Washington Parish Fair 5K Race

The 18th annual Washington Parish Fair 5K run/walk race takes place Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

The cost is $20 and the race begins at 8 a.m. with raceday registration starting at 7 a.m.

There will be awards for top overall male and female runner, top overall male and female walker and master runner for male and female. Master runners are 40-over.

There are also awards for first and second in each age group male and female beginning with 12-under and going through 60-over.

The competition begins and ends at the stage.

For more information, call Ballard at 985-516-1296 or visit


Pine Basketball Association signups

Pine Basketball Association will have signups for children ages 4-12 on Oct. 26th at the Old Pine High School from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Anyone signing up after the 26th will have an additional late fee of $25.

Bring a copy of birth certificates when signing up. Check out the association’s Facebook page at Pine Basketball Association for additional information.


USM Fall Showcase

The Southern Miss baseball’s Fall Showcase Came takes place Sunday, Nov. 19 at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

Camp begins at noon with sign-in beginning at 11 a.m. It provides a great opportunity for players ranging from high school freshman to junior college sophomores (junior college freshmen must be academic qualifier). Participants will be given a chance to have their skills toned by college coaches receive specific instruction to their defensive position, speed training to improve their 60 time, as well as hitting at Pete Taylor Park. Any pitcher who is a dual player will be able to participate at both positions. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Lunch will not be provided.

The camp will be limited to the first 100 applicants and the cost is $155 per camper.

Camp registration for all Southern Miss baseball camps can take place at Walkups are welcome. The camps are open to any and all entrants limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

For more information, contact Southern Miss assistant coach B.A. Vollmuth at 601-266-6542 or via email at