Published 7:50 am Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Red Carpet Bowl tickets
Tickets for the 2018 Red Carpet Bowl are now on sale at Michel’s Music Downtown, River Outfitters/River Belles, 601 Sports, the Vicksburg Warren School District athletic office and local schools.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate, and are good for both games of the football doubleheader. This year’s Red Carpet Bowl is Friday at Vicksburg High’s Memorial Stadium. Warren Central faces Oxford in the opener at 5:30 p.m., and Vicksburg plays Clarksdale at 8.
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VWSD Hall of Fame
The Vicksburg Warren School District Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Tickets are $20 and are available at the VWSD athletic office on Mission 66.
The 2018 inductees are Warren Central softball and soccer coach Lucy Young; Vicksburg High football coach Houston Markham, Jr.; VHS track and field standout Monique Varnado; and VHS football players Michael Dottorey and Sylvester Stamps. For more information, call the VWSD athletic office at 601-631-2822.
Fall tennis program
The City of Vicksburg’s fall tennis program is now under way. Sessions are held each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Halls Ferry Park through the end of the year. The program is for children ages 7-18, and is free. For more information or to schedule private lessons, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.
St. Al tennis tryouts
Tryouts for St. Aloysius’ boys and girls tennis teams are scheduled for Sept. 9 and 10, from 4 to 5 p.m. each day, at Halls Ferry Park. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.
Fall baseball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s fall youth baseball league will continue through Sept. 12 at the Parks and Recreation office on Army Navy Drive. The league is for children ages 5-12, and the registration fee is $25 per child. For more information, call 601-634-4514.
Adult softball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s adult co-ed fall softball league will continue through Sept. 13 at the Parks and Recreation office on Army Navy Drive. The league is for men and women, and the registration fee is $175 per team plus an additional $10 for each Warren County resident and $20 for residents of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.
There will be a mandatory coaches meeting on Sept. 5 at the Parks and Recreation office. For information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.
Flag football registration
Registration for the Vicksburg Warren Flag Football League’s 2018 season will continue until Aug. 25. The season will begin Sept. 1. Other registration periods will be held Aug. 18 and 25 at the Vicksburg Junior High football field, from 5-6 p.m.
For more information, call James Judge at 601-415-4500.
VSO soccer registration
Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now open and will continue until Aug. 19. The league is for children ages 4-16, and the season runs from early September through late October.
Registration fees are $60 per child in the U4 and U6 age divisions; $80 for the U8 division; $85 for U10; and $90 for U12 and above. There is also a $33 fee for uniforms.
To register online, visit vsosoccer.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is also available by calling 601-528-7885 or 601-630-5552.
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