Game Plan

Published 10:00 am Sunday, December 1, 2019

SWAC championship tickets
Tickets and parking for the Southwestern Athletic Conference football championship game are now on sale. The game is scheduled for Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., and will feature Alcorn State against Southern University. Alcorn State is the home team and the game will be played on its campus in Lorman, at Jack Spinks Stadium.

Tickets range from $35 for general admission to $65 for chairback seats. Student tickets are $20 and will not be available the day of the game. Parking ranges from $15 to $80, depending on the lot, and $80 to $130 for RVs and buses.

Tickets are available by calling the Alcorn State ticket office at 601-877-6818 or 601-877-6823, or online at

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Reindeer Run 5K
The inaugural Reindeer Run 5K is scheduled for Dec. 7 in downtown Vicksburg. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at Margaritaville, 1300 Levee St., and includes a 5K run, 5K race walk, children’s 1 mile fun run, holiday pet parade and a post race party.

The race will benefit Paws Rescue. The entry fee is $30. Online registration is available at

Adult basketball league
Registration for the Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department’s men’s and women’s adult basketball leagues will continue through Dec. 31. The registration fees are $125 per team, plus $5 for each non-city resident, with the total not to exceed $175.

Registration packets can be picked up at the Parks And Rec office at 100 Army Navy Drive or the Jackson Street Community Center.

A mandatory coaches meeting will be held on Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Rec office.

For more information, call Parks and Recreation director Joseph Graves at 601-634-4514.

VWAA baseball registraiton
The Vicksburg Warren Athletic Association has opened registration for its 2020 spring youth baseball season. All games will be played at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi.
Online registration is available at The registration fee is $75 per player, but coaches are eligible for a $25 discount for their child.
For more information, email

Winter Baseball League
Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi will host its inaugural Winter Baseball League Nov. 30 to Dec. 22. The league is open to players ages 7 to high school, and is for individual players and not teams. The cost is $300 per player and there is a nine-game guarantee. No tryouts are necessary, but players should provide their own equipment.

For more information or to register, visit or call 601-429-6320.

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