Game Plan

Published 9:59 pm Saturday, January 13, 2018

VGSA registration

Registration is now open for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s spring season and will continue until Feb. 10.

The fast-pitch league is for players ages 4-16. Players must have turned 4 years old by Feb. 28, 2018, and will be placed in divisions according to their age as of Dec. 31, 2017. The registration fees are $60 for one player, or $50 per player for multiple family participants in the same house. Team and banner sponsors are also available.

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Teams will be selected in late February, and the season begins March 24.

Registration forms are available at 601 Sports or by emailing For more information, call Mike Foley at 601-634-0007, Casey Gordon at 601-415-9121, or Sara Foley at 601-738-8300.

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.

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

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 Red Carpet Bowl committee member Travis 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. Coaches from Hinds and other junior colleges and universities will be in attendance.

Players must bring their own cleats, turf shoes, glove, bats and other equipment.

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

EMCC softball camp

East Mississippi Community College will host its spring softball camp Jan. 27 on the Scooba campus. The one-day camp is for players in grades 7-12, and will go from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of the camp is $75 per person. For more information, email EMCC coach Kyndall White at

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