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•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 beginning at 9 am.

The Monday Night Major League (men and women) will begin August 21. The Thursday Night Rebel-Vol League (mixed) will begin August 24. The Tuesday Night Church League (men, women, youth) will begin September 5 and the Monday Night Youth League will begin September 11.

All night league’s will begin at 6:30 pm. There is room currently for individuals and/or teams in all leagues. Stop by Plaza Lanes on Shiloh Road in Corinth to sign up or for more details.

•The 3rd Annual Laddy Aggie Softball Golf Tournament will be hosted at Hillandale golf course on Saturday, August 26.

The four-man scramble will begin at 8:30 am and there will be multiple prizes and surprises. The tournament fee is $60 per person or $240 per team and all the proceeds will go towards paying on the fence and field maintenance.

•The 2nd Annual Back To School Color Run/Walk at Kossuth High School will be held Saturday, August 19. Entry fees for the ‘Fun Run” are $20 for 3rd grade and under (children in this group must run with registered parent) and $20 for grades 4-12. For parents, early registration ends August 4 and with an early entry fee of $25. After that date until race day the fee is $30.

Race day registration begins at 7:00 am and ends at 7:45 am. T-shirts are not guaranteed after the August 4 early registration deadline.

You’re asked to wear white with the event slated to begin at 8:00 am. See any member of the cross country or dance team to turn in forms. Proceeds will go to the KHS cross country and dance teams.

Awards will be given to the top three finishers in the male and female divisions. For more information on the ‘Fun Run’ contact Jackie Hill at (662) 587-9443 or Wendy Kelly at (662) 664-0721.

•You’re invited to ‘Date Night at Shiloh Ridge on August 31. You can choose between a couple’s nine-hole golf scramble or mixed doubles tennis, both beginning at 6 pm.

There is a $5 pot for the scramble with a $25 non-member entry fee. Non-members must come with a member and pay a guest fee for the tennis event.

For more information about ‘Date Night at Shiloh Ridge’ call the pro shop at (662) 286-8000.

•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Lakewood Fall Junior Classic in New Orleans September 9-10, 2017 at Lakewood Country Club.

The two-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. Tournament fee is $195 and includes two days of green fee’s, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions.

Recommended accomodations are available at Holiday Inn New Orleans West Bank in Gretna, Louisiana. Call (504) 324-7740 for reservations and group rate. The tournament extended registration deadline is Wednesday, September 6 at noon. To enter the event please call Diane Ford at (985) 630-3066 or enter online at

•You have another opportunity to help raise money for Havis’ Kids while possibly winning a trip to Disney yourself.

During this fundraiser you can purchase individual tickets for $25 or purchase 5 tickets for $100. The drawing will be held on May 6, 2018 and the winner must present the winning ticket to Havis Hurley in order to claim the trip.

Winning tickets must be used the week of October 7-13, 2018. The tickets are good for a family of four. There will be a 5-day premium park hopper or a 4-day premium park-hopper with one 2-park ticket to Universal. Tickets also include 6 nights at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort.

For more information call Havis at (662) 643-3561 or see him for the names of other sellers.

(If you have an item for Sports Shorts please email them in advance of event to sports editor Kent Mohundro at or drop them by or mail them to Daily Corinthian, 1607 South Harper Road, Corinth, Ms. 38834)
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