Upcoming Sports

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 3, 2008

Upcoming Sports Events ….

October 6, 20

Men’s City league basketball sign up will be held at 7 p.m on both dates at the Batesville Intermediate gym. There is a $100 deposit required to sign up.

October 9

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The 2008 – 2009 Lady Tiger Fastpitch Booster Club would like to invite the public to become a member.

The cost is $35 a year and includes passes to all home games.  A membership card will allow three people into the games. The money will go into a Fast Pitch only account.

The club members will help make decisions for the fastpitch team such as equipment to be purchased or suggestions for the field. A club meeting will be held every third week.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the softball field. Hamburgers and French fries will be served for $5.

Forms for the membership are available by contacting Head Coach Ashleigh Hicks at the high school.  Also, she needs a count for the meal on October 9. Deadline for forms is October 6 to get a count for meal.

For more information, contact Hicks at (662) 934-1133.

October 20

Enid Lake is now accepting applications for the Special Deer Hunt at the Springdale Wildlife Management Area. Applications for the hunt may be obtained from the Enid Lake Field Office or from public service announcements published in the area newspapers.  

All applications must be returned to the Enid Lake Field Office and received no later than 9 a.m., October 20.  This year’s hunt will be divided into four sessions with each session restricted to a maximum of 40 hunters.  

A public drawing will be held at the Enid Lake Field Office at 10 a.m. on October 20 to determine who will be eligible to hunt in the first three sessions.

Participants in the first three sessions may harvest only one doe deer.  The successful hunters from the first three sessions will be eligible to enter the fourth session.  

If more than 40 hunters are successful in harvesting a doe during the first three sessions, there will be a random drawing for the 40 participants allowed to hunt in the fourth session.  Hunters in the fourth session will be allowed to harvest only one legal buck deer with 6 points or more.  

The first session will be for young hunters, 10-15 years of age, and will consist of three days, (October 24-26, 2008).  An adult at least 21 years of age must accompany these young hunters.  The second session will be 7 days, (October 27 – November 2, 2008) and will be for adult hunters, age 16 and up.  The third session will be seven days, (November 3 –9) and will also be for hunters age 16 and up.  

The fourth session will begin November 14 and continue through November 20.  

The Resource Manager of Enid Lake, Billy J. Samuels, or his designated representative will issue all permits.  In addition to state laws, participants will also be required to comply with special regulations for the Springdale Wildlife Management area.  

For more information contact a Ranger for the Corps of Engineers at Enid Lake, 662-563-4571.

October 25

The South Panola baseball team announces its annual benefit alumni game.

The game will be held Saturday, October 25 and will benefit the Civitan Research Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. and the baseball team.

All former South Panola team members are encouraged to play.

Tickets are $6 and will include admission and a barbecue plate.

A bake sale and silent auction will be part of the activities.

Barbecue plates may be picked up between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The alumni games will be at a 1 p.m. To purchase tickets, see any junior civitan member, baseball player or call head coach Patrick Robey at 934-2104.

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, District II will hold Hunter Education course on Saturday, October 25.

The class will be taught at the Panola County Extension Building, Hwy. s51 South, Batesville from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This class is free of charge to the public.

For more information, call 563-6330.