Worth Noting: April 14-July 29

To submit a notice, e-mail the information to, fax it to (228) 896-2104 or mail it to P.O. Box 4567, Biloxi, MS 39535.


Officials needed: Gulf Coast baseball Umpire Association is looking for junior high and high school umpires; those interested should contact Eugene Pickney at 596-2712 or Glen Posey at 348-1358.

Pine Belt Elite 18U showcase: Until May 7, looking for Coast and Hattiesburg area high school players ages 16-18 for upcoming summer showcase tournaments; 24-28 game schedule at college fields; cost $700; contact Colton Caver or Myles Gentry at 697-2402 or email


Officials needed: Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association is looking for individuals interested in officiating junior high and high school games; those interested should contact James Torrey at 990-9704.

8th Annual "Downtown" Dale Brown Sports Academy: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 20-23 at Grace Baptist Church on US 90 in Ocean Springs; lunch provided daily; free t-shirts for all campers; cost is $120 per camper, ages 6-17; emphasis on the camp is skill development and conditioning for more information visit, email or call 404-281-4992.


FANS Summer Sports Camp: Boys and girls ages 6-14; June 6-July 29; for more information visit or call Adrian Dodson at 365-7600.


MGCCC Perkette dance team to hold auditions: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkette dance team will hold auditions at 2 p.m. April 27 and 1 p.m. May 26 at Malone Hall Studio on the Perkinston Campus; all squad members must try out each year; audition requirements include high kicks, high kicks, double/triple pirouette, Fouette' turns, leg holds, splits and right/left leaps; those selected to the final round should be prepared to interview; attire for auditions is black dance attire and business casual for interview; members auditioning for team captain should prepare a 45-second to one-minute personal (original) choreography routine; for more information about registration and auditions,; for all other information, contact Stacy Fore at 601-928-6369 or


Spraberry-Schankin Memorial Speckled Trout 2016 World Championship: May 20-21 at Jones Park's Farmers Market in Gulfport; $75 per angler, includes t-shirt and post-tournament fish fry; first place winner earns $10,000; to pre-register and for tournament rules, visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast Fishing Tournaments Inc's website at


The 2nd Annual Richard (Dick) McGovern Memorial Golf Tournament: April 16, at the Hickory Hill Country Club. Registration 7:00 a.m. with breakfast being served; shotgun start at 8 a.m., 4-person scramble; $340 per team or $85 per player; contact the tournament organizer at or call 228-497-5765.

4th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament: 8 a.m. shotgun start on April 23 at the Diamondhead Country Club hosted by the Jackson State University Gulf Coast Alumni Chapter; awards for first and second place in each flight plus closest-to-the-pin contest and longest drive contest; registration is $70 per golfer; registration includes cart, green fee and luncheon; mail registration to JSU Gulf Coast Alumni Association, P.O. Box 7733l, Gulfport, Miss. 39507; for more information, contact tournament director Arthur R. Kennedy Jr. at 365-7932.

LBMS PTO Golf Tournament: 1 p.m. April 24 at The Oaks Golf Club in Pass Christian; includes hamburger buffet lunch from noon until 1; four-man scramble; mulligan package for $20; $75 registration per player or $300 per team; to pre-register, call Long Beach Middle School 864-3370.

Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament: April 30 at Gulf Hills Golf Course in Ocean Springs; registration $60 per player and includes greens fee, cart and lunch; prizes awarded for first place net and gross and longest drive; to register, call 392-4180 or visit

VFW 10th annual Golf Tournament: May 7 at Sunkist; four-man scramble, shotgun start, beginning at 8 a.m.; $75 registration with steak dinner included; field prizes, door prizes, $500 for hole-in-one plus cash prizes for first, second and third; Dinner at VFW Post 7631 in D'Iberville following tournament; for more information, contact Rick Arbogast at 326-6745.

Singing River Carnival Club 5th Annual Mardi Gras Classic: Four-person scramble with 8 a.m. start on May 21 at the Hickory Hill Country Club in Gautier; fee is $80 per person or $320 per team; payment is due by May 14; tournament chairman Randy Green can be reached at 217-2075.


Gulf Coast Table Tennis: Plays each Monday, 6:30-9 p.m. at the parks & recreation building, 400 Alice St. in Ocean Springs; all levels of play welcome; for additional information call Albert Weaver at 875-3349 or David Cahela at 447-0512.


Gulf Coast Classic 5K/10K/1 mile run and walk: 8 a.m. April 16 at War Memorial Park in Pass Christian; also Senior Olympics 10K and 5K race/walk; for more info, visit and or call 380-7037.

3rd Annual Indian Nation 5K, 1-mile run: 9 a.m. April 23; Biloxi Town Green; cash prizes, children's activities, music and more; $5 for students and $10 for adults; includes tshirt; register at

St. Clare Seafood Festival 5K run: 8 a.m. May 28; register at; for more information contact Mikelle Williamson at 547-4852.


Former Beach Kings coach leads All-Pro Summer Soccer Camp: Former Beach Kings coach Gary Hindley is holding a soccer camp June 20-25, from 9 a.m. until noon each day at the Gulfport Soccer Complex; three groups for instruction include U12, a middle school and high school group, and a specific goalkeepers group for keepers 12 and older; cost is $109 for U12, $139 for the other groups; boys and girls are welcome; for more information, email