Game Plan

Published 8:00 am Sunday, September 2, 2018

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 more information, call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

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Bricks and Spokes

The 9th annual Bricks and Spokes bike ride is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, in and around Vicksburg and Warren County. The recreational ride will feature 10-, 30-, 50- and 62-mile routes spanning the city and county, including the Old Mississippi River Bridge and Vicksburg National Military Park.

Professional riders Lauren Hall, a Vicksburg native, and Brad Huff will also be part of the pack. 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

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.

Clear Creek Ladies report

On Wednesday, Clear Creek Ladies Golf Association members met for individual stroke play. Carol Roberson won first place and logged the lowest putting score. Emily Bonelli and Connie Kegerreis placed second and third, respectively.

Fall baseball registration

Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s fall youth baseball league will continue until Sept. 12 at the Parks and Recreation office. The league is for children ages 5-12, and the fee is $25 per child. For information, call 601-634-4514.

Spooky Sprint 5K

Registration is open for the Spooky Sprint 5K. The 5-kilometer run and walk, 1-mile fun run and carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 in downtown Vicksburg and is a fundraiser for Vicksburg Catholic Schools. The race will begin and end at BancorpSouth, 820 South Street. Runners and walkers are invited to compete in Halloween costumes for the lighthearted race. The registration fee for the 5K is $25, or $15 for the fun run for children 15 and under. To register online, visit

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