Photo Gallery: Warren Central Softball Spooktacular

Published 12:42 pm Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Inmates ran the bases, and not the asylum. A butterfly batted the ball to a big baby, as a bull rider looked on. Obi-Wan Kenobi might or might not have used the Force to will a hit.

And when it was all over, Colonel Sanders hung out with a chicken.

Warren Central’s Softball Spooktacular was indeed quite a spectacle Monday, as members of the school’s softball and baseball teams participated in a benefit co-ed slow-pitch game at Lucy Young Field.

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In addition to the game, children in attendance participated in a costume contest and trick-or-treating. The players handed out the candy.

The Softball Spooktacular was held for the first time since 2019, following a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceeds from the game go to a charity or person in the community in need. This year’s game benefited Warren Central assistant baseball coach Jake Parker, who is battling cancer.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 139-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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