Published 8:47 am Wednesday, December 14, 2016
JV basketball report
(G) Vicksburg 48, Northwest Rankin 42 – Yakia Burns scored 21 points as Vicksburg Junior High’s eighth-grade team rallied from an early 14-point deficit to beat Northwest Rankin. Destiny Sims added six points for the Missy Gators and Brandi Dillon scored four. Jahreon Brown had four steals three assists.
Hinds baseball camp
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Hinds Community College will host its Winter Baseball Showcase on Jan. 21 at Joe G. Moss Field in Raymond. The camp is for players in grades 9-12. On-site registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the showcase at 12:30 p.m. The cost of the showcase is $75 per player.
The showcase will consist of a pro-style workout and an instructional period. All players must bring cleats, turf shoes, a bat and batting gloves.
To register or for more information, email Hinds assistant coach Nick Ammirati at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit hindsccathletics.com
Adult basketball league
Registration for the Vicksburg Park and Recreation Department’s men’s and women’s adult basketball leagues will continue through Dec. 30. The registration fee is $125 per team, plus an extra $5 fee for each non-city resident. The total team fee will not exceed $175.
Registration packets can be picked up at either the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army-Navy Drive or at the Jackson Street Community Center. A mandatory coaches meeting will be held Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation offices.
For information call 601-634-4514.
Chill in the Hills 10K
The ninth annual Chill in the Hills 10K run and 5K race walk is scheduled for Jan. 14 in downtown Vicksburg.
The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Guaranty Bank on the corner of Cherry and Belmont Streets. Raceday registration and packet pickup will also take place at Guaranty Bank before the race on Jan. 14 and the evening of Jan. 13.
The registration fee is $25 for the 10K or 5K, and $15 for the children’s 1-mile fun run. Registration is available at active.com, and for more information visit gracechristiancounselingcenter.com/fundraiser or call 601-636-5703.
The Chill in the Hills 10K is a fundraiser for Grace Christian Counseling Center.
Jingle Bell Half Marathon
The Jingle Bell Half Marathon and 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17 in Monroe, La. The half-marathon will begin at 8 a.m. near the River Market and wind through downtown Monroe. The 5K race will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the same location.
The registration fee for the half-marathon is $85 through Dec. 15, and $95 on race day. The fee for the 5K is $30 through Dec. 15, and $35 on race day.
Proceeds from the race benefit the Louisiana Purchase Council of the Boy Scouts of America. For more information, or to register, visit apexendurance.com/ or call 318-325-4634.
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