Game Plan

Published 10:00 am Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Run Thru History
Registration is open for the 42nd annual Run Thru History, a 10K run and 5K race walk in Vicksburg.

This year’s race will be held March 6 at 8:30 a.m. It will begin at WaterView Casino on Washington Street and follow a course primarily along Confederate Avenue. A 1-mile children’s fun run will follow the conclusion of the 10K and 5K.

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The registration fee is $30 for the 10K and 5K, if registered by Monday, or $35 after that date. The Cannonball Run 1-miler is free. Online registration is available at, or visit the Purks YMCA to register in person.

For more information visit, call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071.

WC Junior High tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s junior high girls’ volleyball, basketball and track and field teams will be held in April.

Volleyball tryouts are scheduled for April 5-8, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Warren Central Junior High gym.

Basketball tryouts will be April 12-15 at the junior high gym, from 4 to 6 p.m. each day.
Track and field tryouts are April 19-22, from 4 to 6 p.m. each day at the Warren Central High School track.

Athletes must attend all days of the tryout, and have a current physical, gym shorts, T-shirt and tennis shoes. Athletes must also sign up and get the necessary paperwork from their school’s office or sixth-grade teacher.

VHS basketball tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s boys’ varsity basketball team will be held March 10 and 11, at 4 p.m. each day at the Vicksburg Junior High gym.

Players must attend both days and have a completed tryout packet, current physical, face masks, towel and their own water. For more information, email coach Kelvin Carter at

Red Carpet Bowl scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Red Carpet Bowl scholarships. The $750 scholarships are available to all graduating seniors at Warren Central, Vicksburg High, St. Aloysius and Porter’s Chapel Academy, and are awarded based on a combination of academic and athletic achievement.

For application forms, please see the guidance counselor at your school, or by emailing Travis Wayne Vance at Applicants must submit a 500-word essay on why the Red Carpet Bowl scholarship is important to them.

Applications can be mailed to Dr. Robert Abraham, 3038 Indiana Ave., Vicksburg MS 39180.