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Sports

VHS hosting alumni softball game

Vicksburg High’s softball past, present and most recent will descend upon its toddler-aged field Saturday. Through the creative idea from Missy Gators’ fast-pitch coach Brian ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Friday, July 15, 2016 8:30 am

Health

Instructor shows sides of exercise

After spending two hours in Dilbagh Singh’s version of a yoga class, a tranquil and serene atmosphere permeated the meeting room of the Warren County-Vicksburg ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 10:11 am

Sports

Vicksburg trio selected to play in Florida showcase

While not quite the same American and National League teams of Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game, three young Vicksburg baseball players will head down to Orlando, ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9:00 am

Sports

Thunder shines in tournament

Taking home third place out of 44 teams is an impressive accomplishment. The Vicksburg Thunder did just that while competing in the 10U Division AA ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 8:58 am

Sports

Now is the time to open a dialogue about race

Spur of the moment decisions can yield the best experience of your life or the absolute worst. It tends to work in my favor, however, ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:00 am

Sports

Lady Flashes preparing for title defense

Summer conditioning is a routine hassle coaches and teams deal with. It’s the time when students take vacations with their families or fulfill prior commitments ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Monday, July 11, 2016 7:59 am

Sports

St. Al hosting weeklong soccer camp in Bovina

Scott Mathis is calling in some soccer heavy hitters to whip his St. Aloysius soccer teams into shape. The Flashes will host the Leon Powell ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Friday, July 8, 2016 10:15 pm

Sports

St. Al softball bounces back in summer practice, scrimmages

A year ago the St. Aloysius softball team was dealt a gut-wrenching blow. The Flashes just wrapped up their spring season in the MHSAA before ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Friday, July 8, 2016 10:00 am

Sports

Malcolm Butler uses mixer to show thanks

With the second annual Malcolm Butler Football Camp nine days away, a special event will commence the night before. As a token of his appreciation, ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:27 am

Health

Heat stroke, dehydration preventable with proper measures

The hottest part of the day is when the sun reaches its peak position in the sky between noon and 3 p.m. With Mississippi recording ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:51 am

Sports

Patriotism in the air for 2016 Summer Olympics

Regardless of how nasty this year’s Presidential race has turned out through its sensationalized debates and chatters from the Republican Party, to the unwarranted — ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:39 am

Sports

Vicksburg’s summer focus centers on discipline, family, winning

Vicksburg coach Marcus Rogers has worked hard to change the football program into one where winning is expected. He’s kept his team consistently busy through ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:24 am

Sports

Lady Vikes’ volleyball puts skills learned in summer to beat Florence

Well-executed serves and carefully place returns led to a 25-11; 26-16; 25-11 Warren Central volleyball sweep of Florence Thursday evening. The Lady Vikes served 19 ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Friday, July 1, 2016 10:00 am

News

Lunchtime crash leaves no injuries

No injuries were reported in a traffic accident that backed up traffic on one of Vicksburg’s main thoroughfares Wednesday. Kyra Reed, 25, 2521 Oak St., ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:36 am

Sports

Vicksburg’s dog days of sports still enjoyable

When the NBA Finals ended, much of America collectively realized the dead period of summer was upon them. More formally known as the “dog days ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:32 am

Sports

PCA softball seeking depth during summer season

Bazinsky Park has seen its share of softball through June. Porters Chapel, St. Aloysius, Park Place Christian, Tensas and Tallulah Academies have played doubleheader scrimmages ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Monday, June 27, 2016 9:23 am

Sports

Strong competition fill day two of River Classic

The tennis competition, much like the heat, was fierce and relentless at Halls Ferry Park Saturday for day two of the River Classic tennis tournament. ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:23 am

Sports

Two-day Clear Creek Club Championship in full swing

A small group of 19 golfers teed off for the Clear Creek Club Championship Saturday morning. The two-day championship is broken down into a senior ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:16 am

Sports

Basketball camp teaches skills, knowledge of game

At the end of Donna Brown-Wynn’s Play-2-Wynn basketball camp, she’s exhausted and in a good way. In her 14th year hosting the camp, her desire ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:36 am

Sports

DeMichael Harris receives second Gatorade Play of the Year award

There was a time when St. Aloysius graduate DeMichael Harris quit running track. After his ninth-grade year with the Flashes, he decided he didn’t like ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Saturday, June 25, 2016 12:29 am

Sports

Porters Chapel, St. Al use June to gauge team’s performances

There’s a solid eight months separating summer and the start of the 2017 baseball season. But Porters Chapel and St. Aloysius are taking advantage of ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Friday, June 24, 2016 11:15 am

Sports

Adult tennis tournament brings exposure to local talent

With numerous youth tennis events sprinkled throughout the year, this weekend will be the adults time to take the court. The second annual River Classic ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Thursday, June 23, 2016 10:17 am

Sports

VHS boys’ soccer coach wants to better players on, off field

Vicksburg’s soccer program went through an unusual transition in the middle of last season. The transition brought Kristen Williams on board as the team’s new ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Thursday, June 23, 2016 10:16 am

News

Vicksburg native healthy 20 years after transplant

Before a 7-year-old Marshelia Mallory was wheeled into her liver transplant surgery, she remembers the doctors telling her parents to hug and tell her bye ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:39 am

Sports

Game Plan

Clear Creek Championship The Clear Creek Club Championship will be held June 25 and 26 at Clear Creek Golf Couse. The tournament is open to ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 9:52 am

Sports

WC, VHS softball coaches tool with lineup in summer scrimmage

June has been hot, but ripe with an abundance of softball. Vicksburg and Warren Central have scrimmaged every Tuesday and Thursday in June with practices ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 9:50 am

Sports

Warren Central soccer hosts Vicksburg for summer scrimmage

Vicksburg and Warren Central’s soccer teams already have an early look at the cross-town competition. A friendly scrimmage between the two teams was played early ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 9:48 am

Sports

A California gold rush, except for reporters, media, America

The Bronco chase down a California highway is most known to those old enough to remember being entranced by the Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson trial. ... Read more

by Alex Swatson, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:44 am

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