Game Plan

Published 6:00 am Saturday, July 24, 2021

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Red Carpet Bowl tickets
Tickets for the 2021 Red Carpet Bowl will go on sale Aug. 1. Tickets for the high school football doubleheader cost $10, and will be sold online only through gofan.co.

The 2021 Red Carpet Bowl is scheduled for Aug. 27 at Vicksburg High School. Warren Central will play Forest Hill in the first game at 5:30 p.m., and Vicksburg will take on Germantown in the second game at 8 p.m.

Meet the Gators/Vikes
The annual Meet the Gators and Meet the Vikes athletic pep rallies will be held at Vicksburg High and Warren Central, respectively, in August. During the events, fall athletes in all sports will be introduced.

Meet the Gators will be Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. at Vicksburg’s Memorial Stadium. Meet the Vikes will be Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at Warren Central’s Stadium.

There is no charge and no tickets required to attend either event.

Flashette Camp
St. Aloysius will host its Cheer and Flashette Kiddie Camp on Aug. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Al gym. It is for girls in grades K-6.

For more information or to register for the camps, visit vicksburgcatholic.org/apps/pages/summercamps.

Summer Slam basketball
The River City Summer Slam youth basketball tournament is scheduled for July 23-25 at Jackson Street Gym. There are boys and girls divisions in the ages 10U through 17U age brackets, and a three-game guarantee. The registration fee is $250.

For more information or to register, call James Dixon at 601-618-0587.

Hinds softball showcase
The Hinds Community College softball program will host its fall prospect showcase on Aug. 14 at Warren Field on the Raymond Campus.

The showcase is open to players in grades 9-12, who are looking to display their talents in front of the entire Hinds softball coaching staff. At the showcase, participants will be evaluated on their baserunning times, arm strength, batting exit velocity, defensive ability, pitching and catching.

The showcase will begin at 9 a.m. and run until completion. Check-in/registration will begin at 8 a.m. the morning of the showcase. The cost is $40, which can be paid at check-in. Only cash or checks will be accepted.

No payment will be accepted until the day of the showcase, but registration and waiver forms can be found online at sports.hindscc.edu/sports/softball and filled out ahead of time to speed up the check-in process.

Participants will need to bring their own equipment along with an up-to-date physical. For more information, contact assistant coach John Plummer via email John.Plummer@hindscc.edu

Hinds baseball showcase
The Hinds Community College baseball program will host the 2021 Hinds Baseball Fall Showcase on Aug. 29 at Joe G. Moss Field on the Raymond campus.

The showcase is open to players in grades 9-12 who are looking to display their talents in front of the Hinds baseball coaching staff, along with numerous other junior colleges, universities and scouts.
Check-in/registration will begin at 11 a.m. on Aug. 29, and the showcase will run from noon until completion. The cost is $100 per player. All players must have a physical dated Oct. 25, 2019 or later.

Payment will not be accepted until the day of the showcase, but players can pre-register online and download a waiver form through sports.hindscc.edu/sports/baseball.

For more information, email Hinds assistant coach Andrew Gunn at Andrew.Gunn@hindscc.edu

Vicksburg tennis camp
The City of Vicksburg’s summer youth tennis camp will continue through July at the Halls Ferry Park courts. The camp is for children ages 5-18, and runs from 8 to 10 a.m. each weekday. The camp is free, but players should bring their own water and racquet.

For more information, call City of Vicksburg tennis director Rick Shields at 601-618-4757.