Game Plan

Published 12:27 am Sunday, December 28, 2014

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Church basketball at Kings Center

The Kings Empowerment Center will host a 5-on-5 youth church basketball league this winter. The league will have three age divisions for players in grades 6-12, and the registration fee is $150 per team.

Registration will run from Jan. 3 to 21. Games begin Jan. 31 and continue until April 18.

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Warren Central track

Tryouts for Warren Central’s varsity boys track team will be held Jan. 7 at 4 p.m. at Viking Stadium. All prospective athletes will need to bring a current physical and workout gear. For more information, email coach Larry Tyrone at

Warren Central golf tryouts

Tryouts for Warren Central’s varsity golf team are now open to all students in grades 7-12. Any student interested in playing in the 2015 season should contact coach Matt Williams via email at

Chill in the Hills registration

Registration is now open for the 7th annual Chill in the Hills 10K run and 5K race walk. The event, which goes through downtown Vicksburg, is scheduled for Jan. 17 at 8:30 a.m. In addition to the individual run and race walk, there will be a two-person relay division and a 1-mile children’s fun run.

The early registration fee is available until JFriday, and is $25 for individual runners and walkers; $50 per two-person relay team; $15 for the 1-mile run; and a $100 team rate for up to five people. For information or to register, call 601-636-5703 or visit

Blues Marathon needs volunteers

The Mississippi Blues Marathon, the state’s largest road race, is looking for volunteers to assist with race operations.

Volunteers are needed to assist with check-in on Jan. 9 and the race in Jackson on Jan. 10.

Volunteer registration is available at For more information, call 601-624-7882 or email

Southern Miss baseball camp

The Southern Miss Winter Showcase baseball camp is scheduled for Jan. 10 at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the camp at noon. The cost is $155.

The camp is designed for current high school and junior college players to receive instruction from Southern Miss and junior college coaches on defense, improving 60-yard dash times, and hitting.

Registration and camp information is available at or by contacting USM assistant coach Clint Brown at

CFL team holding tryout camp

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League will hold a free agent tryout camp Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson. The camp is in partnership with The Worsley Group and is open to all players who have exhausted their college eligibility or plan to leave school early. There is a $100 fee for the camp.

For more information, call Grant Worsley at 769-203-2108.