Game Plan

Published 9:03 am Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Adult softball league

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult co-ed softball league is now open and will continue until Sept. 16. The cost is $175 per team, with an extra fee of $10 for each player from Warren County who lives outside the city limits and $20 for each player from Sharkey, Claiborne and Issaquena counties. Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army Navy Drive. For more information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

VSA free trial

The Vicksburg Swim Association will hold “Try it week” Aug. 24-26, when all children 18-and-under are welcome to attend and participate in the organization’s practices free of charge.

The practices will be held at City Pool each day, from 4 to 5 p.m. for swimmers 10 and under, and from 5 to 6 p.m. for swimmers 11 and over. No pre-registration is required, but a swim test will be given. All participants must demonstrate the ability to swim 25 yards — one length of the pool — without stopping.

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For more information, visit or call VSA coach Mathew Mixon at 601-629-7392.

VSO registration open

Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now available online at There are leagues for children ages 4-14, and the registration fee ranges from $60 to $90 depending on age. Open registration will continue until Aug. 21, and the season starts Sept. 5.

For more information, visit, or email

YMCA football

Registration is now open for the Vicksburg YMCA’s 2016 youth football season. The league will have three age divisions for children in grades K-6, and there are also cheerleading teams.

The K-2 division will meet every Monday for six weeks and focus on teaching fundamentals. The Grades 3-4 league is a flag football league, while the Grades 5-6 league is tackle football.

The registration fee for all leagues is $40 per child for YMCA members, or $70 for non-members. To register, visit the Purks YMCA or call 601-638-1071.

WC basketball meeting

Warren Central’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will have a parents’ meeting Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Warren Central High School library. All parents of students wishing to play on the school’s basketball teams are asked to attend.

USM baseball camps

The Southern Miss baseball program will host its Fall Instructional League Camp Sept. 6-22 at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg. It is a three-week, six-session camp for high school players. Sessions are held each Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $225.

For more information, go online to to or email Southern Miss assistant coach B.A. Vollmuth at

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