Sports Briefs

Published 12:58 pm Friday, October 19, 2018

Fair 5K coming up

The 19th annual Washington Parish Fair 5K run/walk takes place Saturday, Oct. 20.

The race goes through the Washington Parish Fairgrounds. It starts and finishes at the Fair Stage.

Check-in for the race and raceday registration begins at 7 a.m. and the competition starts at 8 a.m.

The entry fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt while supplies last.

Registration forms can be downloaded at

For more information, call Burris at 985-515-8896.


USM baseball set to hold Fall Showcase

The Southern Miss baseball program has a Fall Showcase Camp on Saturday, Nov. 10, 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.

The clinic takes place at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

Camp registration for all USM baseball camps can take place at Walkups are welcome. 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