Game plan

Published 9:20 pm Saturday, January 6, 2018

JV basketball report

(B) St. Aloysius 27, Porter’s Chapel 25 – Wes Warnock scored eight points, and Conner Paxton and Tristan Wilbanks had seven apiece to lead St. Aloysius to a win over Porter’s Chapel Academy in a junior high game. Raegan Williams led PCA with 10 points and Logan Sumrall scored nine.

(G) St. Aloysius 30, Porter’s Chapel 11 – Taylor Chewning totaled 11 points and Kendyl Rice scored seven as St. Al’s junior high girls’ team beat crosstown rival Porter’s Chapel. Macy Bufkin led PCA with eight points.

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VSO spring registration

Registration is now open for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s spring season, and will continue through Jan. 31.

The league is open to children ages 4 and up, with teams split into different age groups. The registration fees are $60 for children in the U4-U6 age groups; $80 for the U8 division; $85 for U10; and $90 for U12 and above. There is a $5 discount for registrations received by Jan. 10.

The first week of practice is Feb. 5-9, and the season froms from Feb. 10 until April 7. To register or for more information, visit, email or call 601-415-9902.

Chill in the Hills

Registration is now open for the 10th annual Chill in the Hills run and walk. The 10K run, 5K walk and 1-mile fun run is scheduled for Jan. 13, at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Vicksburg. The registration fee is $30, and includes an anniversary edition T-shirt. The 1-mile fun run is free for children ages 18 and under.

To register, visit or find entry forms at The Chill in the Hills is a Mississippi Track Club grand prix race.

The proceeds of the event will help the counselors at Grace Christian provide counseling services to all persons in the community regardless of a person’s resources to pay for those services.

For more information, call Walter Frazier at 601-636-5703.

Red Carpet scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship awards. The $500 scholarships are available to students at each of Warren County’s four high schools — Warren Central, Vicksburg High, St. Aloysius and Porter’s Chapel Academy — and will be awarded in the spring. To apply, students must fill out an application and write a 500-word essay.

The deadline to apply is March 1. Applications are available by contacting the main office at each school or by calling Travis Wayne Vance at 601-218-8556.

Hinds baseball showcase

Hinds Community College will host its annual Winter Baseball Showcase Jan. 27 at Joe G. Moss Field in Raymond. The showcase is open to players in grades 9-12 and costs $100 per player. Players must bring their own equipment.

Money will not be accepted until the day of the showcase in case of weather, but pre-registration is available by emailing Hinds assistant coach Nick Ammirati at

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