Game Plan

Published 10:00 am Sunday, July 26, 2020

VSO fall registration
Registration for the Vicksburg Soccer Organization’s fall season is now open and will continue until Aug. 15.

There are six leagues for players in the U5 through U12 age divisions, and games will be played at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. Practices begin Aug. 31, and games on Sept. 14.

The registration fee for all players is $20. Uniforms are $60, but VSO uniforms from previous seasons can be used. The league will follow the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines outlined by the Mississippi Soccer Association.

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Warren Central soccer tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s soccer teams will be held July 27-31 at the school’s practice field along Mississippi 27. Tryouts are open to all players in grades 7-12, and players must have completed physical and concussion forms, shinguards, and their own water.

Tryouts for the girls’ team will be held July 27 and 28, at 4 p.m. each day.

Tryouts for the boys’ team will be July 30 and 31, at 4 p.m. each day.

Returning players may contact coach Greg Head at 601-631-1257 to sign up. All new players must sign up at the practice field on July 24 (girls) or July 28 (boys), from 4 to 5:30 p.m., to get the appropriate paperwork.

VHS soccer tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s girls and boys soccer teams have been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, at VHS’ Memorial Stadium. Tryouts for the girls’ team will be at 10 a.m., and the boys at noon. All players should have completed physical and concussion forms, shinguards, and their own water. For more information, contact coach Ernest Dixon at

WC basketball tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s ninth-grade and varsity boys basketball teams will be held Aug. 15-17 at Warren Central Junior High.

The tryouts are from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Aug. 15; from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 16; and from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 17.

All players must have completed physical, concussion and clearance forms, which are available online at Players must also bring their own bottle of water and towel to the tryouts.

YMCA football registration
Registration for the Vicksburg YMCA’s 2020 flag football season is now open and will continue until Sept. 1. The league is open to players in kindergarten through sixth grade, and will be broken up into several age divisions.
The registration fee is $50 for YMCA members and $70 for non-members. Parents can register their children at the Purks YMCA, online at, or by calling 601-638-1071.

MAIS fishing tournament
The Mid-South Association of Independent Schools will conduct its July Slam Fishing Tournament through July 31.

The tournament is open to all students at MAIS member schools, and there is a $10 entry fee. It is a virtual tournament, where anglers fish at their own pace and locations throughout July and submit results through the Fishing Chaos app. The app is available at the Apple App Store. Google Play Store, or at

Fishermen may submit catches of bass, freshwater catfish or bream. Prizes will be awarded for the lunker fish of each species and aggregate length of the five largest fish per angler. The fish must be fresh and visibly alive when photographed for submission, and participants are encouraged to practice catch, photo and release.

Complete rules are available on the app’s web site, or at

RedHawks baseball tryouts
Tryouts for the Mississippi RedHawks Youth Baseball Organization will conduct tryouts for its teams in the 7U, 8U, 9U and 10U age divisions between July 27 and Aug. 2. The team is based in Raymond, and all tryout sessions will be at Mid-Point Park in Raymond.

Tryouts for the 7U, 8U and 10U divisions will be on July 27 at 6 p.m., and an additional 7U tryout will be held at 6 p.m. on July 29. Tryouts for the 9U team are Aug. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

Age groups are determined by the player’s age as of April 30, 2021. To sign up or for more information, please email, and include parents’ names, contact information and player’s information, or call Dustin Chamblee at 601-415-1681.

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