Game Plan

Published 11:00 pm Saturday, November 14, 2015

Adult basketball league

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult men’s and women’s basketball league will begin Monday and continue through Dec. 28. Registration packets can be picked up at the Jackson Street Community Center or the Parks and Recreation offices at 100 Army-Navy Drive starting on Monday. Games will begin Jan. 11.

The registration fee is $125 per team, plus a $10 fee for non-city residents. Team fees will not exceed $175. There will be a mandatory coaches meeting Dec. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation office.

For more information, call parks and recreation director Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

Big Boy Basketball

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Kings Empowerment Center will host the Big Boy Basketball Tournament on Sunday. The tournament is for players ages 18 and over, and is single-elimination. Games start at 3 p.m. and admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 18. For information, call 601-634-4788.

River City Showcase

Triumph Ministries will host the inaugural River City Showcase basketball tournament April 9, 2016 at Vicksburg High School. The event will feature senior players from more than 20 area high schools. For more information, visit

VHS track tryouts

The Vicksburg High School varsity boys and girls track teams will hold tryouts Wednesday and Thursday at Memorial Stadium, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. each day. The tryouts are open to all students in grades 9-12. Athletes must wear running shoes and running clothes to the tryouts, have a completed physical form, and attend both days of tryouts. For information, call coaches Stacy Banks or Shaun Archer at 601-636-2914.

Fall tennis program

The City of Vicksburg’s youth fall tennis program is under way at the Halls Ferry Park courts. The program will run Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 5 to 6 p.m., and is free. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.

AJGT golf tournament

The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the AJGT Farm d’Allie Fall Junior Classic on Nov. 21 and 22 at the Farm d’Allie Golf Club in Carencro, La.

The entry fee for the two-day, 36-hole tournament is $185 and includes green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions. The entry deadline is Thursday at noon.

The Arrowhead Golf Tour is also accepting registration for The Bluffs Junior Classic, scheduled for Dec. 5 and 6 at The Bluffs Country Club in St. Francisville, La. The entry fee for this tournament is also $185, and the registration deadline is Dec. 3.

For more information or to register, call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066, or visit

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