Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Wednesday, May 29, 2019

VSA Summer Team
Registration is open for the Vicksburg Swim Association’s Summer Swim Team. The program is for children ages 5 to 18, and is a structured program for swimmers looking to move beyond basic lessons.

The cost is $200 for the first swimmer, and $85 for each additional family member. The cost includes a USA seasonal registration, and the program runs from June 3 to July 29. Sessions are held weekdays from 6 to 8 a.m. All swimmers must be able to swim 50 meters without stopping, and have a swimsuit and goggles. A one-piece swimsuit is preferred for girls.

For more information, call or text VSA coach Frank Rapin at 769-203-1705, or Sara Harris at 601-630-6284.

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Hinds basketball camps
The Hinds Community College men’s basketball program is set to host two youth camps in June.
The Hinds CC Youth Camp will take place on June 12 in J.D. Boyd Gymnasium on the Utica campus, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-13. There is a $30 registration fee and lunch will be provided.

The Hinds CC Team Camp will take place on June 19 on the Utica campus. This is an elite event that will feature teams from all over Mississippi. Teams will play 2-3 games per session. The cost of this camp is $200 per team. Officials and training staff will be on site and lunch will be provided for each team.

All players must bring proof of a current physical with them.

For more information regarding either camp, email Hinds assistant coach, Jonathan Nevol at

AJGT golf tournament
The Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour will host the AJGT Waste Management Junior Classic June 25-26 at Carter Plantation Golf Club in Springfield, La. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is open to golfers ages 11-18. The entry fee is $195 and includes green fees, gifts and trophies in four age divisions.

For more information or to register, call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066 or go online to

VWSD Hall of Fame
Nominations are now being accepted for the Vicksburg Warren School District Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. Nomination forms are available at the VWSD athletic office on Mission 66 or by emailing athletic director Preston Nailor at The deadline is June 1.

The Hall of Fame is for all athletes, coaches and administrators who have distinguished themselves in their sports while a student or contributor at Vicksburg or Warren Central High Schools. Candidates must also meet the following requirements: Athletes must be 15 years past their graduation date and have participated in sports at one of the two VWSD high schools for at least two years; coaches must be five years removed from their last position, and have coached for at least 10 years in their sport and five years in the VWSD; and administrators must have made significant contributions to VWSD athletics and be five years removed from their last position.

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