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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.

•Retrieving Freedom Inc. will be conducting the 1st Annual Golf Outing For Autism on Friday, August 25 at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club on Shiloh Road.

The cost is $75 per player or $200 for a three-person team. Registration will begin at 12 noon with registration while challenges qualifying starts at the same time. There will be a 1:30 pm shotgun start. Musician Mark Magill will provide entertainment between 12-2 while local band Mississippi Queen will play between 2-5 pm.

Your help is being requested in the group’s quest to make a difference for a North Mississippi family whose son has autism and is need of a service dog. Retrieving Freedom Inc, Reconnect For Autism and Bearded Villians of North Mississippi are all joining hands to host this event.

For ticket information and more details about this organization log onto or call the Shiloh Ridge Pro Shop at (662) 286-8000 for more details concerning the tournament. You can also pick up registration forms by stopping by Shiloh Ridge.

•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.

•There will be a 5-on-5 basketball tournament at the Hopewell M.B.C and Pathway-Rienzi gym on August 26 starting at 9 am.

This will be a co-ed event with eight players per team with a fee of $80 per team. Players should be 15-years and up. The cost to attend and watch is free.

Sign-up sheete, team release and waiver forms are available at Hopewell M.B Church. Money and rosters must be in by August 21 and there will be no late entries.

You can contact any of the following individuals for more details and information: Matthew Harris at (662) 523-0109, Curtis Harris at (662) 603-4201, Dez Harris at (662) 664-1090 or Rodney Jumper at (662) 415-1552.

•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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