Game Plan

Published 7:55 am Sunday, September 15, 2019

VGSA fall league
Registration will continue until Sept. 20 for the Vicksburg Girls Softball Association’s fall league. The league will have four age divisions for players ages 6-12, and the cost is $50 per player. Practice begins on Oct. 1, and games on Oct. 3.

For more information or to register, call Mike Foley at 870-208-6260.

Junior high football report
Vicksburg 30, Brandon 6 – Ronnie Alexander ran for two touchdowns, of 20 and 55 yards, and threw a TD pass as Vicksburg Junior High beat Brandon. Alexander threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Christian Henderson. Alex Jefferson added a 50-yard TD run for the Gators (3-0), and Johnny Smith scored three two-point conversions.

Red Carpet Bowl golf
The third annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13 at Vicksburg Country Club.

The tournament is a three-man scramble/shamble format and starts at 11:30 a.m. each day. The entry fee is $375 per team.

Cash prizes of $1,000, $600 and $400 will be awarded for first through third place, respectively, based on a full field. There are also prizes for the longest drive and closest to the hole each day, and a Saturday night Calcutta.

All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship fund.
For more information or to register, contact VCC golf pro Kent Smith at 601-636-8581, or

Tournament sponsorships are also available. Email Michael Jones at for more information.

Over the River Run
Registration is open for the 31st annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

The race is scheduled for Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $25 for the run and race walk, or $10 for children under 10. For information or to register, visit, 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.

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 601-634-4514.

Realtor golf tournament
The annual Vicksburg Realtor Golf Tournament will be 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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