Game Plan

Published 10:32 pm Saturday, January 28, 2017

Polk at PCA fundraiser

Former Mississippi State baseball coach Ron Polk will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser for Porters Chapel Academy on Feb. 27.

The banquet will begin at 6 p.m., and will be held at PCA’s gym. Tickets are $30, and includes dinner and the program. Tickets are available at the Porters Chapel Academy office, at 3460 Porters Chapel Road, during business hours. All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit Porters Chapel Academy athletics.

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For tickets or for more information, call the school office at 601-638-3733, or football coach Blake Purvis at 601-218-1703.

Zeke West bass tournament

The Ninth Annual Zeke West Memorial Scholarship bass fishing ournament is scheduled for March 4 at Lake Bruin State Park.

The registration fee is $100 per boat, with an optional big bass entry fee of $10 per person. First place is guaranteed a $1,500 prize, and additional prizes will be paid for second through fifth places based on the number of entries.

Entry forms and more information are available by emailing zwestbass@gmail.

VGSA registration

Registration for the 2017 Vicksburg Girls Softball Association season is now open. Registration forms are available at Hobie’s Sports and Outdoors on Pemberton Blvd., or by emailing

The registration fee is $60 for one player, or $50 per player for a family with two or more players. Banner and team sponsorships are also available.

Dodgeball registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Dodgeball Association’s 2017 season is open until Jan. 31. The adult co-ed league plays games every Thursday evening in February and March, and is sponsored by Hawkins United Methodist Church. The registration fee is $150 per team. For more information, visit or call Erin Powell Southard at 601-218-6564.

Scorekeepers, umps needed

Scorekeepers and Umpires are needed for the City of Vicksburg’s upcoming youth and adult softball and baseball seasons. Employment forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army-Navy Drive. For more information, call 601-634-4514.

Red Carpet scholarships

Applications are now being accepted at Warren Central, Vicksburg High School, St. Aloysius and Porters Chapel Academy for the annual Red Carpet Bowl scholarship awards.

The scholarships are given to one senior at each of Warren County’s four high schools, and both athletes and non-athletes are eligible. Students must submit an application form, transcript, a 500-word essay on why the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship is important to them, and a list of the activties they have been involved in since ninth grade. Forms are available from each school’s guidance counselors.

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