Game Plan

Published 11:00 am Monday, March 18, 2024

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VHS basketball tryouts
Tryouts for Vicksburg High’s varsity and junior varsity girls basketball teams will be held March 26 and 27 at the school’s gym, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. each day. Players must have a current physical and their own workout clothing. The tryouts are open to VHS students in grades 9-12. For more information, email head coach Troy Stewart at

WC volleyball tryouts
Warren Central’s volleyball program will hold tryouts for its varsity and junior varsity teams on March 18 in Gym A at the high school, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each day.

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There will be an interest meeting for all prospective players on Thursday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. in Warren Central High School’s Gym A.

Tryouts are open to girls in grades 8-11. Players must have a current physical, and completed parental consent and concussion forms. Players must also register in advance by emailing coach Matthew Gullett at

Viking A-Club scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the Warren Central Viking A-Club scholarships.

The scholarships are open to senior Warren Central athletes who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have earned at least one varsity letter during their junior or senior year. Students can also attend River City Early College.

A total of six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Some students who have already accepted a large athletic scholarship might not be eligible and should check with Dr. Stanton before applying. The deadline to apply is April 1 at noon.

Application forms are available at this link, and the link can only be accessed with a email account. For more information, email

Miss Mississippi pickleball
The Miss Mississippi Pickleball Tournament will be held April 6 at the Halls Ferry Park pickleball courts. The event is a fundraiser for the Miss Mississippi Corporation.

The entry fee is $55, and the tournament is limited to 50 teams. Online registration is available through

There will be brackets in five age and skill divisions from 18-34 to 70-plus. T-shirts will be given to all players who register before March 7, and registration will close on March 27.

Clear Creek junior golf
Clear Creek Golf Course has announced it is starting a new junior golf program at its facility in Bovina.

The program has three age groups. Children ages 4-8 will have lessons on Mondays; ages 9-13 on Tuesdays; and ages 13-18 on Wednesdays. Each lesson runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The fee is $80 per month for the youngest age group, and $100 for the others.

Activities will include developmental drills, skill challenges, team-based games and friendly competitions. Water and range balls will be provided for all ages, and golf clubs will be provided for the 4-8-year-olds’ group.
Lessons will be taught by Clear Creek’s PGA professional Ronny Ross, and pro golfer Joseph Dendy. The program will run during the school year.

For more information or to register, call Joseph Dendy at 601-665-5308 or email him at

Carson Kurtz Memorial
The Carson Kurtz Memorial 4Ball golf tournament will be held May 4-5 at Clear Creek Golf Course and Vicksburg Country Club. The entry fee is $400 per two-person team and includes lunch and beverages both days. There will be a Saturday night Calcutta with dinner and music.

The tournament will be at Clear Creek on May 4 and the Country Club on May 5. Proceeds benefit a scholarship fund honoring Warren Central and St. Aloysius soccer player Carson Kurtz, who died in 2019.

For more information or to register, call Chris Whittington at 601-415-7451; Shawn Kurtz at 601-415-9540; or visit the Carson Kurtz Memorial Facebook page.