Published 6:00 am Sunday, September 8, 2019
Junior high football report
Porter’s Chapel 30, Sharkey-Issaquena 0 – Brayson Morson rushed for one touchdown, and had 12 tackles and three sacks on defense to lead Porter’s Chapel Academy’s junior high team to a rout of Sharkey-Issaquena Academy. Morson has scored seven touchdowns in three games for the Eagles (2-1), who will host Manchester Thursday at 6 p.m.
Vicksburg Junior 16, Clinton 6 – Ronnie Alexander threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Johnny Smith, and added a 10-yard TD run to lead Vicksburg Junior High over Clinton. Smith ran for a pair of two-point conversions. The Gators’ defense was led led by Decorey Knight with an interception and Demarcus Johnson with a forced fumble. Vicksburg improved its record to 2-0 and will play Brandon at home on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Over the River Run
Registration is open for the Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.
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The race is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $25 for the run and race walk, or $10 for children under 10. For more information or to register, visit southernculture.org, or call the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation at 601-631-2997.
The Over the River Run is a fundraiser for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.
Fall baseball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg youth fall baseball league will continue until Sept. 13. The league is for children ages 5-12, and will have four age divisions. The registration fee is $25.
For more information or to register, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army Navy Drive, or call 601-634-4514.
Co-ed softball registration
Registration for the City of Vicksburg’s co-ed adult and church softball leagues will continue through Sept. 20. The registration fee is $175 per team, plus an additional cost of $10 per player from Warren County (outside the city limits) and $20 for residents of Sharkey, Issaquena and Claiborne counties.
For more information or to register, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 100 Army Navy Drive, or call Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514 or 601-831-8050.
Realtor golf tournament
The annual Vicksburg Realtor Golf Tournament will be Saturday, Sept. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Vicksburg Country Club. This event is hosted by the Vicksburg-Warren County Board of Realtors and proceeds benefit The Warrior Bonfire Program. Cost is $90 per player or $325 per four-man team. A team and hole sponsorship combination is available for $400. To sign up or sponsor, call Nevada Bob’s Golf at 601-713-1700. For more information on the tournament, call 601-618-5351.
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