Game Plan

Published 5:28 pm Tuesday, August 8, 2017

City Pool closes Aug. 9

City Pool’s summer swim season will end on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

The pool will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 9, and for family swim from 6 to 8 p.m. It will also be open the weekends of Aug. 12-13 and Aug. 18-19, from 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Other than those days, there will be no recreational swim periods at the pool.

Lap swimming will still be allowed until Oct. 31 or the water temperature dips below safe limits, whichever comes first. Lap swim times are from 7 to 8:45 a.m., and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day beginning Aug. 14. For more information, call City Pool at 601-634-4516.

Flag football registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Warren Flag Football Association’s 2017 season will continue until Sept. 3. The season starts Sept. 10. The registration fee is $40 per person. For more information or to register, call James Judge at 601-415-4500. There will also be an open registration period from Aug. 20 to 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. each day at the Vicksburg Junior High football field.

VSO registration

Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now open and will continue until Aug. 18.

The registration fees are $60 for the U4-6 age divisions, $80 for the U8 division, $85 for U10, and $90 for U12 and older. There is a $5 discount for registrations received before July 28.

Practice begins Sept. 4, and the first games are on Sept. 9. For information or to register online, visit or email

Holy Trinity golf tourney

The 18th annual Church of the Holy Trinity Charity Golf Scramble is scheduled for Aug. 11 at the Vicksburg Country Club. The entry fee is $80 per person, or $320 for a four-person team.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the tournament starts at 1 p.m. There will be awards in each flight and door prizes. All proceeds from the tournament benefit Vicksburg Family Development Services.

For more information or to register, call 601-636-0542 or 601-636-2825.

Adult co-ed softball

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult co-ed softball league will continue until Sept. 15. The registration fee is $175 per team, plus an extra $10 for residents of Warren County and $20 for each resident of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.

There is a mandatory coaches meeting Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Vicksburg’s Parks and Recreation Department office at 100 Army Navy Drive. For information, call 601-634-4514.

Red Carpet Bowl tickets

Tickets for the 2017 Red Carpet Bowl are now on sale. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the gate, and are good for both games of the doubleheader on Aug. 18 at Warren Central’s Viking Stadium. Vicksburg will play Oxford in the first game, at 5:30 p.m., and Warren Central will play Clarksdale at 8 p.m.

Tickets are available at 601 Sports, Michel’s Music, River Outfitters, and the VWSD athletic office.

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