Game Plan

Published 8:00 am Thursday, March 31, 2022

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Adult softball registration
Registration is now open for the City of Vicksburg’s adult softball league. Packets are available at the Parks and Recreation office, 100 Army Navy Dr., weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost is $175 per team, with an additional $10 fee for non-city residents and and $20 for residents outside of Warren County.

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For more information, call Parks and Rec director Rick Daughtry at 601-634-4514 or 601-218-9501.

VHS basketball tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s ninth-grade boys basketball team will be held April 11 and 12, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each day at Vicksburg High’s Gym B, in the school’s ROTC building. All players must have a current physical and appropriate workout gear.

For more information, email coach Julius Williams at williamsj@vwsd.org

Warren Central soccer tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s girls soccer team are scheduled for April 25 and 26, and tryouts for the boys team will be May 2 and 3 on the front field next to Highway 27 at Warren Central high school.
All players must have a current physical to try out.

For more information, see coaches Jeremy Lawrence (girls) or Greg Head (boys), or email them at jeremy.lawrence@vwsd.org or ghead@vwsd.org

Warren Central volleyball tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s girls volleyball team are scheduled for April 7 and 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. both days, at the Warren Central Junior High gym. Current eighth- and ninth-graders will try out on April 7, and current 10th- and 11th-graders will try out on April 8.

Interested students must email coach Matt Gullett at mgullett@vwsd.org for all forms, and they must have a current physical.

VHS volleyball tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s girls volleyball team are scheduled for April 19 and 20, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. each day, in the VHS gym.

All players must have a 70 or above grade point average; a current physical dated after April 1, 2021; a T-shirt, socks, shorts and tennis shoes; and must be present both days of the tryouts.

Tryout packets can be picked up from coach Deborah Brown in Room 1402 at Vicksburg High, or the main offices of Vicksburg Junior High, Academy of Innovation, or River City Early College.

For more information, email coach Deborah Brown at dbrown@vwsd.org.

Hinds alumni weekend
Hinds Community College’s athletics department will host its first-ever Alumni Weekend and Golf Outing April 8 and 9 on its Raymond campus.

In addition to the Friday afternoon golf outing, Hinds athletics alumni will have the opportunity to mingle at a social event with old teammates, honor previous coaches and student-athletes, and take in athletic events on campus. Hinds will play Northwest Mississippi Community College in a baseball game April 9 at 2 p.m. There will be men’s and women’s alumni soccer games that day at noon.

The Alumni Golf Outing will be a four-man, best ball scramble, and the cost is $400 per team. The registration deadline is March 28. To register, complete the registration form on the Hinds athletics website.

The cost for the Friday evening social is $40 and the Saturday morning brunch is $20, or both for $50. The cost of both events is also included in the Alumni Golf Outing registration fee.

All money raised will go to the Hinds Foundation for Athletics. For more information, visit Sports.Hindscc.edu or contact athletic director Nathan Werremeyer at nathan.werremeyer@hindscc.edu or 601-857-3330.

Jackson Mets reunion
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson will host a reunion of the Jackson Mets on April 1 and 2.

The Jackson Mets were the Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets from 1975-90. A number of its alumni went on to help the major league club win the 1986 World Series. Among the more than 40 former Jackson Mets scheduled to be in attendance for the reunion are Darryl Strawberry, Billy Beane, Randy Myers and manager Sam Perlozzo.

A meet and greet with fans will be held April 2, from 10 a.m. until noon, at the Hall of Fame on Lakeland Drive in Jackson. The event is open to the public and regular museum admission will be charged.