Game Plan

Published 3:55 am Monday, June 3, 2024

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Warren Central baseball tryouts
Tryouts for Warren Central’s baseball team will be held June 5 and 6 at Viking Field, located behind Beechwood Elementary, beginning at 5 p.m. each day.

Tryouts are open to Warren Central students entering grades 8-12. All players must have a current physical and their own baseball glove. For more information, call coach Randy Broome at 601-638-3372 or email him at

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Warren Central basketball camp
Warren Central’s basketball program will host its Fundamentals Mini Camp on Saturday, June 29 at the high school gym. The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-12, and will run from 8 a.m. until noon. The cost is $40, which includes a free T-shirt and snack.

For more information or to register, contact coach Heather Casey at 601-630-7293 or

Play 2 Wynn basketball camp
The Play 2 Wynn Girls Basketball Camp will be held July 22-26 at Vicksburg High School’s gym. The camp will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, and drills will focus on basketball fundamentals and individual development. There will be 5-on-5 scrimmages as well.

The cost of the camp is $100. For information or to register, contact coach Donna Brown-Wynn at 615-974-4015 or

YMCA Cannonballs swim team
The Vicksburg YMCA Cannonballs, a youth swim team, is starting its summer season. The team is intended to introduce novice swimmers to the competitive side of the sport through workouts and meets. Practices are held at the Wilkinson Ver Beck YMCA on Oak Ridge Road on weekday mornings from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Meets are on Monday afternoons beginning at 3 p.m. The season continues through the end of June and late registrations are welcome.

The cost of the program is $120 for YMCA members and $160 for non-members. Registration through the YMCA’s web site,, is encouraged, and parents can call the Vicksburg YMCA at 601-638-1071 for more information about the program. Registration is also accepted at the practices.

Star Spangled Night Run
Registration is open for the 7th Annual Star-Spangled Night Run 5K in downtown Vicksburg. The 5K run and 5K walk is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. and will begin and end at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center on Crawford Street.

In addition to the run, this year’s race will feature a block party beginning at 6 p.m. There will be live music by Keys vs. Strings, and Miller’s Southern Comfort Food will be set up. Drinks will also be available, and there are games for the kids.

The registration fee is $35 for adults and $20 for children ages 12 and under. After June 14, the fees increase to $40 and $25. The registration fee includes a race T-shirt, bib, and admission to the block party. There is a $7 entry fee for non-racers to attend the block party.

Entry forms and fees can be dropped off at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Business Office; or mailed to SCHF, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180; or you can register online at
For more information, visit

St. Al volleyball camp
St. Aloysius will host its first youth volleyball camp June 17-20, from 9 to 11 a.m. each day at the school’s gym on Grove Street. The camp is for students in grades 1-7, and will feature instruction from coaches Allison McSherry and Danielle Bergeron on fundamentals and how to play the game.

The cost is $100 per student. For more information or to register, email coach Allison McSherry at