Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, September 26, 2018

YMCA football report

Patriots 28, Colts 7 – Maddox Lynch scored three touchdowns, on runs of 30, 42 and 20 yards, to lead the Patriots past the Colts. Aden Greer added a 45-yard TD run for the Patriots, and Phillip Moore had a 25-yard TD run for the Colts.

Eagles 28, Broncos 14 – Mincer Minor scored on runs of 40, 50, 64 and 67 yards for the Eagles in their win over the Broncos. Brayden Beamon scored two touchdowns for the Broncos.

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Bricks and Spokes

The 9th annual Bricks and Spokes bike ride is scheduled for Saturday, in and around Vicksburg and Warren County. The recreational bike ride will feature 10-, 30-, 50- and 62-mile routes spanning the city and county. All types of bicycles are welcome, but all riders must wear helmets.

The registration fee is $40. For more information or to register online, visit

Alcorn golf tournament

The Alcorn State University Alumni Foundation will host its 10th Annual Purple and Gold Benefit Golf Tournament Oct. 5 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina. The four-person scramble will begin with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

The entry fee is $100 per person in advance, or $125 on the day of the event, and includes cart, lunch and beverages. Hole and corporate sponsorships are also available. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin and longest drive, and a car will be awarded for a hole-in-one.

For more information, contact John Walls at 601-831-1966; Mat Thomas at 601-353-2421; Derek Horne at 601-877-6500 or Hank Harper at 601-750-7660.

Red Carpet Bowl Golf

The 2018 Red Carpet Bowl Invitational golf tournament is scheduled for Oct. 13 and 14 at the Vicksburg Country Club. The format is a three-man scramble/shamble for the top two flights, and a scramble in both rounds for all other flights. The entry fee is $375 per team, and cash payouts of $1,000 for first place, $600 for second place and $300 for third will be awarded.

For more information or to register, contact Jerry Bell via email at, or by phone at 601-636-8581; email Billy Crozier at; or email Michael Jones at

Over the River Run

The 30th annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge, is scheduled for Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. at the Mississippi Welcome Center on Washington Street. The registration fee is $25 for the 5-mile races, or $10 for the children’s 1-mile fun run for children 10-and-under. For more information or to register, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation at 601-631-2997 or visit

VHS archery tryouts

Tryouts for Vicksburg High School’s archery team will be held Oct. 3, at 4:30 p.m., in the VHS ROTC building. All archers must have completed a physical in order to try out. For information, email coach Pam Piazza at

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