Game Plan

Published 10:00 am Sunday, September 22, 2019

Junior High football report
Vicksburg 14, Warren Central 0 – Adam Walker had two tackles for losses and a sack, Julian Demby had an interception, and Vicksburg Junior High’s eighth-grade team beat Warren Central to take over first place in the Little Six Conference. Tyler Carter, James Davis and Demarcus Johnson each had sacks for the Gators. K.J. Hills blocked a punt.

The Gators will travel to play Byram Junior High Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

VGSA fall league
Registration is now open 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.

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

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 will be awarded for first through third place, respectively. There are also prizes for the longest drive and closest to the hole each day.

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 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 601-631-2997.

The Over the River Run is a fundraiser for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Co-ed softball registration
Registration is open for the City of Vicksburg’s co-ed adult and church softball leagues. 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 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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