Game Plan

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Chill in the Hills 10K

The eighth annual Chill in the Hills 10K run and 5K race walk is scheduled for Jan. 16 at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Vicksburg. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Guaranty Bank on Cherry Street. The registration fee is $25 per person, $50 for a two-person relay, or $100 for a relay team of 3-5 people. The registration fee for the children’s 1-mile fun run is $15.

The Chill in the Hills is a fundraiser for Grace Christian Counseling Center. For more information or to register, call 601-636-5703 or visit

Warren Central track tryouts

Tryouts for Warren Central’s varsity boys and girls, and ninth-grade boys track teams will be held after school Jan. 12 and 13 at Viking Stadium. All athletes must have a current physical. For more information, call coach Larry Tyrone at 601-638-3372.

Mississippi Brilla tryouts

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Mississippi Brilla FC, a semipro soccer team based in Clinton, will hold tryouts for its 2016 season on Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Traceway Park in Clinton. The tryouts are open to high school, college and former college players, and there is a $35 registration fee. Brilla competes in the Premier Development League and qualified for the 2016 U.S. Open Cup.

To register for the tryout or for more information, visit or email Rusty Bryant at

River City Showcase

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

City tennis program

The City of Vicksburg’s youth 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.

MSU baseball camps

Registration is now open for the Mississippi State Winter Baseball Camps, a series of six camps scheduled for January at the school’s Starkville campus.

The first two sessions are scheduled for Jan. 9 and 10 and are for players in grades 1-8. Sessions three and four, set for Jan. 16 and 17, are for high school players. Session five (Jan. 22-23) and session six (Jan. 23-24) are father-son camps for children in grades 1-6.

The camps will be directed by Mississippi State’s coaching staff, and will be held at the Palmeiro Center indoor facility and Dudy Noble Field. The cost of each session is $125, or $225 for the two-session set for sessions 1-4. The cost of sessions five and six is $99 per child, or $175 for a father and two sons.

For more information or to register, visit, or call email

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