Game Plan

Published 5:44 pm Saturday, January 7, 2017

Kings basketball league

Registration for the Kings Empowerment Center’s 5-on-5 basketball league is now open and will continue through Jan. 27. There are three age divisions for the male basketball league — grades 6-7, grades 8-9 and grades 10-12.

The registration fee is $150 per team. The season begins Feb. 4 and continues through April 1, with a league tournament on April 8. Games are played on Saturdays. Registration forms can be picked up at the Kings Center, Monday through Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. For more information call 601-634-4788.

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VSO registration open
Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s spring season will continue until Jan. 15. The registration fees are $60 for U4-U6, $80 for U8, $85 for U10 and $90 for U12 and above. To register online, visit, or email

WC track tryouts

Tryouts for Warren Central’s varsity boys and girls, and ninth-grade boys and girls’ track teams will be held Jan. 11 and 12 at Viking Stadium, at 4 p.m. each day. Athletes must have proper workout gear and a current physical.
For more information, contact coach Larry Tyrone at 601-638-3372 or via email at

Hinds baseball camp

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.

All players must bring cleats, turf shoes, a bat and batting gloves, and proof of a current physical.
To register or for more information, email Hinds assistant coach Nick Ammirati at or visit

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. For more information visit or call 601-636-5703.

MSU coaches clinic

Mississippi State will host its annual baseball coaching clinic on Jan. 27 on the Starkville campus. The clinic is free.

Registration will run from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. in the Palmeiro Center adjacent to Dudy Noble Field, and the clinic will finish at 2 p.m. Interested coaches must e-mail April Edwards at, letting her know what school you represent, along with the names of the coaches who will attend.

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