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Sports column: Postgame ceremonies have gotten rather awkward

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken some things from us and changed a lot of others. The 2020 spring sports season was obliterated in an instant. ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

Over the River Run Registration is now open for the 32nd annual Over the River Run, a 5-mile run and race walk across the Old ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg native James Lewis has been named the athletics director at Jim Hill High School. Lewis is also Jim Hill’s boys’ basketball head coach, and ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Louisiana Tech stuns Southern Miss with comeback, last-second TD

HATTIESBURG (AP) — Down to its last chance to complete a spectacular comeback, Louisiana Tech did it with just inches and seconds to spare. Griffin ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Natchez knocks off Gators in final minutes

By Patrick Murphy The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Vicksburg High broke out of its offensive slump in a big way Friday night, but it still ... Read more

2 days ago by Natchez Democrat Staff.

St. Al finds the end zone, but falls to Riverfield

The ball sailed high and deep toward the front corner of the end zone. Carter Magee jumped high to reach it and somehow got a ... Read more

2 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Vikings remain undefeated with overtime win vs. Pearl

As Friday night wore on, Warren Central found itself in the familiar position of being locked in an early-season dogfight against Pearl. When it was ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Porter’s Chapel, Tallulah Academy take lopsided losses

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s winning ways came to an abrupt end Friday night. Hillcrest Christian jumped on the Eagles for two early touchdowns, and then scored ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi high school football scores: Sept. 18

Friday’s Mississippi scores Adams Christian 43, Copiah Aca. 27 Alcorn Central 36, Potts Camp 8 Amory 21, Ripley 14 Bartlett, Tenn. 27, Southaven 0 Benton ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Flashes still seeking first TD as Riverfield comes to town

There’s an old proverb that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For St. Aloysius, it might have started with a little ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Warren Central linebacker Jashun Simon had 10 tackles, including three for loss and one sack, in a 23-3 win over Brandon on Sept. 11. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vikings go for three in a row vs. Pearl

Warren Central is starting to build an impressive resumé worthy of a top-five team in Class 6A. The Vikings have not allowed a touchdown in ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Gators try to get on the scoreboard against Natchez

The first two weeks of the season, to put it mildly, have not gone the way the Vicksburg Gators had hoped. In two losses to ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

VWAA fall baseball Registration for the Vicksburg Warren Athletic Association’s fall youth baseball league is open until Sept. 30. The league is for children ages ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State receives 2019 SWAC football championship rings

By Alcorn Sports Information LORMAN — A joyous occasion took place Tuesday evening at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium when Alcorn State football program was honored ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

After years of struggling, PCA’s offense breaking out in a big way

Porter’s Chapel Academy and the words “potent offense” have not exactly gone together in recent years. The Eagles have been shutout nearly twice as many ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Softball roundup: St. Al and PCA take tough losses; Tallulah Academy rolls

St. Aloysius overcame an early three-run deficit to take the lead Tuesday against Park Place Christian Academy, but could not hold on and wound up ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Photo Gallery: Cornhole at the Convention Center

The Vicksburg Convention Center was the site of the Top Gun Regional Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12. Nearly 200 players of all ages competed ... Read more

5 days ago by Courtland Wells.

Who’s Hot

Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson, a former Vicksburg High star, had a team-high eight tackles and one sack in a 27-24 win over South Alabama on ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

High school sports roundup: St. Al soccer wins second in a row; PCA softball falls

After an early-season slump, the St. Aloysius girls’ soccer team is now on a winning streak. Bree Butler and Elizabeth Theriot scored two goals apiece, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Warren Central remains No. 5 in Class 6A poll

Warren Central firmed up its spot among Mississippi’s top high school football teams in the latest Associated Press poll released Tuesday. The Vikings maintained their ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

College football, NFL TV schedule for Sept. 17-21

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ON TV Saturday, Sept. 19 11 a.m. Fox – Houston at Baylor 11 a.m. ABC – Navy at Tulane 11 a.m. ESPN – ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Casey Fisher, Carlos Lee join coaching staff at Porter’s Chapel

Carlos Lee simply missed coaching soccer after nearly a decade away from the sport. Casey Fisher, a Southern Miss basketball legend, was looking for a ... Read more

6 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

Red Carpet Golf The 4th annual Red Carpet Bowl Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 10 and 11 at Vicksburg Country Club. The tournament ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Sports Column: Hopson’s departure was a cruel fact of coaching

It’s a cruel fact of life in the higher levels of college and professional sports that coaches are hired to be fired. Very few get ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Tallulah Academy starts slow again, wins big again

Tallulah Academy is carving out an identity as a slow-starting team. It’s also becoming one that finishes strong. Walker Sullivan scored four touchdowns, and the ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

St. Aloysius soccer player Elizabeth Theriot had a goal and four assists in a 7-0 victory over Cathedral on Thursday. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Warren Central’s defense throttles Brandon in 23-3 victory

One of the main goals for Warren Central’s defense this season is to re-establish itself as one of the best in Mississippi after taking a ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

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