Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, January 9, 2019

VWAA registration
Registration is now open for the Vicksburg Warren Athletic Association’s 2019 spring baseball season, and will continue until Jan. 31.

The league is open to children ages 4-15. The registration fee is $70 per player, or $50 before Jan. 11. There is also a $10 discount for each additional child.
Online registration is available at For more information, email

Kings Center basketball
The Kings Empowerment Center will hold registration for its 5-on-5 intramural youth basketball league through Jan. 25. The league is for players in grades 4-12.
The registration fee is $150 per team, and forms are available at the Kings Center, 224 R.L. Chase Circle.

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Rosters are due on Jan. 25. The season will run from Feb. 2 through April 13, with games played on Saturdays.

For more information, email Victor Gilliam at or call 601-634-4788, weekdays from 1-7 p.m.

Chill in the Hills 10K
The 11th annual Chill in the Hills 10K run and race walk is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 in downtown Vicksburg. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at Martin’s at Midtown on Belmont Street.

The entry fee is $25 for the run and 5K race walk. There is no charge for the children’s 1-mile fun run. Online registration is available at, and for more information contact Anna Sanders at 601-636-5703 or

The Chill in the Hills 10K is a Mississippi Track Club Grand Prix race.
VGSA registration

Registration is now open until Feb. 9 for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s 2019 spring season.

The registration fee is $60 per player, or $50 for families with more than two players. The league will include five age divisions for players ages 4-16. Registration forms are available at 601 Sports.

For more information, email

RCB scholarships
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Red Carpet Bowl scholarships. The $500 scholarship is open to graduating seniors at Warren Central, Vicksburg High, Porter’s Chapel Academy and St. Aloysius, and forms are available from guidance counselors at all four schools.

Students should mail the forms; a list of all extracurricular activities; an unofficial transcript; and a 500-word essay on why the scholarship is important to them to: Dr. Robert M. Abraham, 3038 Indiana Ave., Vicksburg, MS 39180.
The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2019.

Alcorn alumni weekend
Alcorn State will host a basketball alumni weekend Feb. 8-9 in Lorman. The weekend will include a reception for former men’s and women’s basketball players and an alumni game before the Lady Braves and Braves play Jackson State on Feb. 9. Former student-athletes and coaches can register by filling out a questionnaire at

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