Worth Noting: May 20-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.

Gulf Coast 49ers: U16 baseball team looking for baseball players interested in summer league/showcase tournaments; cost is $350/player; for more information email

Gulf Coast Baseball School Skills Camp: May 30-June 2 at St. Stanislaus; 9 a.m.-noon daily; $80 per camper; for ages 5-15; skills include throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, baserunning; for more information call 467-9057 (ext. 533) or 467-3664.

Gulf Coast Baseball School Pitcher/Catcher Camp: May 30-31; 1-3 p.m.; $40 per camper; ages 7-15; instruction includes pitching and catching drills, evaluation and instruction; for more information call 467-9057 (ext. 533) or 467-3664.

Gulf Coast Baseball School Hitting Camp: June 1-2; 1-3 p.m.; $40 per camper; ages 7-15; skills include hitting drills, evaluation and instruction; for more information call 467-9057 (ext. 533) or 467-3664.


3rd Annual Gulf Coast Basketball Academy: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday nights June 7-30; for boys and girls ages 10-17; $150 per athlete; instructors include Renee Ladner, Terry D'Angelo, John Ishee, plus guest coaches; four-week course designed to improve all areas; for more information, contact John Ishee at 573-382-0088 or, or Ladner at

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.

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.


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 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


Mississippi Gulf Coast Elite Football Camp: Gulf Coast will host an elite football camp for high school athletes on June 3; registration opens at 1 p.m.; cost is $40 per camper; Ole Miss, Auburn, Missouri, LSU, Central Arkansas, Middle Tennessee, UAB, South Alabama, South Florida and Louisiana-Lafayette are all expected to have coaches in attendance; for more information visit or call head coach Chad Huff at 601-928-6302.


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.

Fifth annual Eagles Under the Oaks Charity Golf Tournament: 8:30 a.m. May 25; shotgun start; at The Oaks Golf Club in Pass Christian; registration deadline is May 18; proceeds from Keesler Federal Credit Union's tournament benefit Combat Wounded Veterans of South Mississippi; for more information, contact Nell Schmidt at, call 385-4557 or visit

PRCC Alumni Golf Tournament: 7:30 a.m. June 4 at the Pine Creek Golf Club in Purvis; proceeds go to provide tuition scholarships at PRCC for Forrest and Lamar County residents; cost is $60; for more information, call 601-794-6427.

Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce Annual 3-Person Scramble: Noon on June 17; at Millbrook Golf and Country Club; entry fee is $75 per golfer; prizes awarded plus a silent auction; sponsorships still available; for more information, call Ray Hart at 601-798-8031.


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.


Pursuit of Fun 5K and 1-mile run: 8 a.m. May 21; at Gulf Islands Water Park in Gulfport; for more information visit or call 380-7037.

Woolmarket Duathlon: 2-mile run plus 11-mile bike and another 2-mile run; 8 a.m. May 28; at Woolmarket North Elementary School; for more information visit or call 380-7037.

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

Tommie Smith Youth Track Meet: This May 28 meet at West Harrison High School is open to any athlete that falls within ages of 3-18. Meet participation fee will be $10. For more information, contact Jakie M. Callender at (504) 237-6526.


16th Annual International Soccer Clinic USA: May 31-June 4 at Gulfport Sportsplex; ages 4-6 are 9 a.m.-noon at $149; ages 7-16 are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; includes ball, shirt and coaching in all aspects of the game; for more information contact Warren Arde at 313-2971 or

Gulf Coast United 3v3 Soccer Tournament: June 4 in Gautier; for more information call Mike Martin at 326-2038 or visit

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

Youth soccer camp: June 27-29 in Pascagoula for boys and girls 5-15; for more info, visit

3v3 soccer tournament: July 16 in Pascagoula; U8 co-ed, U10-U16 boys and girls as well as adult co-ed divisions are open; register at; early registration discount ends July 1.

Youth soccer camp: July 18-20 in George County for boys and girls ages 5-17; register at


West Harrison High Softball Camp: June 13-16; cost is $75; for more information, visit or vsll 697-6905.


Gulfport High School summer sports camps: Boy's basketball June 6-9; boy's soccer June 6-9; softball June 6-9; cheerleading June 13-16; football June 13-16; girl's basketball June 20-23; girl's soccer June 20-23; baseball June 20-23; volleyball June 27-30; golf June 27-30; track and cross country June 27-30; Cost is $50 for each camp and $40 for additional camps; for additional information contact the Gulfport athletic department at 896-9411.