Game Plan

Published 8:00 am Sunday, August 19, 2018

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 star Monique Varnado; and VHS football players Michael Dottorey and Sylvester Stamps.

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For more information, call the VWSD athletic office at 601-631-2822.

Clear Creek hole-in-one

Joe Tom made his first hole-in-one on Aug. 12 at Clear Creek Golf Course. He aced the par-13 13th hole with a a 5-wood from 150 yards. His witnesses were Reed Moesher, Brad Heisler and Mike Renfroe.

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. The program is for children ages 7-18, and is free. For information, call 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. For information, call 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. A registration session will be held Aug. 25 at the Vicksburg Junior High football field, from 5-6 p.m. For more information, call 601-415-4500.

Bricks and Spokes

The 9th annual Bricks and Spokes bike ride is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. The recreational bike ride will feature 10-, 30-, 50- and 62-mile routes across the city and county, including the Old Mississippi River Bridge and Vicksburg National Military Park. All types of bicycles are welcome, but all riders must wear helmets.

The registration fee is $35 before Sept. 4, and $40 after that date. For more information or to register online, visit

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