Game Plan

Published 10:00 am Sunday, September 29, 2019

JV football report
Vicksburg Junior 30, Byram 6 – Alex Jefferson scored two touchdowns, and Johnny Smith caught a TD pass and threw for another score as Vicksburg Junior High’s eighth-grade team beat Byram. Ronnie Alexander threw a 25-yard TD pass to Smith, and Smith’s scoring toss was a 60-yarder to Christian Henderson. Smith and Malik Montgomery also scored on two-point conversions.

The Gators (5-0) remained undefeated and will play their final home game of the season Tuesday at 6 p.m., against Pearl at Vicksburg High School.

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

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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 now 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 601-631-2997.

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

Realtor golf tournament
The annual Vicksburg Realtor Golf Tournament will be Friday, Oct. 25 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.

Sports Force baseball tournament
Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi will host the Round Tripper Tournament, a sanctioned Grand Slam youth baseball tournament for teams in the 7U-13U age divisions. The tournament fees range from $185 to $375 per team, depending on the age group. Each team will receive three guaranteed games and championship rings for first and second place finishers. Umpires and baseballs are included in the entry fee.

For more information, contact Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi at 317-445-6230 or

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