Game Plan

Published 9:40 am Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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, visit

Alcorn volleyball clinic

Alcorn State University will host a volleyball skills camp Jan. 21 and 22 at the Whitney Complex on the Lorman campus. The camp is for players in grades 3-12, and will be broken up into three age groups. On Jan. 21, players in grades 3-6 will have their camp from 8:30 to 11 a.m., and players in grades 4-7 will go from noon to 3 p.m.

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On Jan. 22, players in grades 9-12 will have their camp from 9 a.m. to noon.
The cost of the camp is $45 per player, and the registration deadline is Jan. 19. To register or for more information, call Alcorn volleyball coach Chelsey Nicholas at 601-877-6275 or visit

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 — and the focus is on mentorship and church.

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.

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.

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 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.
Registration is available at, and for more information visit or call 601-636-5703.

The Chill in the Hills 10K is a fundraiser for Grace Christian Counseling Center.

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