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Sandlot owners put focus on the development of young players

Starting a new business is exciting. Knowing it will offer the community an opportunity at something that Vicksburg has never had before makes the feeling ... Read more

40 mins ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Early lead slips away from Missy Gators in loss to Clinton

Vicksburg High’s softball team learned the dark side of the old saying, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish” on Tuesday. Clinton scored ... Read more

50 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy baseball pitcher Gage Palmer struck out 14 batters in a complete-game victory Friday as the Eagles beat Vicksburg 9-3. Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Run Thru History returns with new course

It won’t take long for runners and walkers to see that the 2021 Run Thru History is different than any of its predecessors. Because of ... Read more

5 hours ago by Ernest Bowker.

Missy Gators have plenty of optimism after playoff loss

When they walked off the court for the final time last week, the Vicksburg Missy Gators had a swirl of emotions swimming around inside of ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ernest Bowker.

Rain alters high school, college sports schedules

The steady rain across much of Mississippi has led to the postponement of a number of high school and college sporting events scheduled for Monday ... Read more

2 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Sports column: Thirty minutes inside the brain of a sports writer

Sitting here on a Friday morning, waiting for them to change the oil in the car, seems as good a time as any to spend ... Read more

2 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Bulldogs get second straight walk-off win against Tulane

STARKVILLE — Tanner Allen capped off a weekend of baseball drama at Dudy Noble Field the only way it could end. Allen delivered a two-run ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

UConn takes series finale from Southern Miss

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss, it seems, used up all of its late-inning magic in the first two games of its series with Connecticut. Southern Miss ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

WC’s Gordon sets records while winning Region 2-6A powerlifting title

Lane Gordon didn’t have any competition at the MHSAA Region 2-6A powerlifitng meet on Saturday, in both a literal and historical sense. The Warren Central ... Read more

3 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email sports@vicksburgpost.com and include the name and phone number of a contact ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Mississippi College’s Mason Quimby finished second in the men’s high jump at the Gulf South Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, with a height of ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

College baseball roundup: Mississippi State, Ole Miss notch walk-off wins

STARKVILLE — Growing up 40 miles from Dudy Noble Field, sophomore Luke Hancock is well aware that The Dude is a special place. On Saturday ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

College basketball roundup: Alabama beats MSU to clinch SEC title

STARKVILLE (AP) — Jaden Shackleford scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half, and No. 6 Alabama beat Mississippi State 64-59 on Saturday ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Fast starts propel St. Aloysius past Louisiana foes

The St. Aloysius Flashes bounced back nicely from their first loss of the season. Conner Paxton went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, and Ben Raines had ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vikings drop close game to Alabama powerhouse Hillcrest

Warren Central is still looking for its first win of the season, but found a silver lining Saturday by pulling out of a weeklong funk. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Florence hands Warren Central its first loss in two years

For the first time in nearly two years, Warren Central walked off the field without knowing the thrill of victory. Gabby Hoffman went a combined ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Baseball Roundup: St. Al, Warren Central take tournament losses

The St. Aloysius Flashes tested themselves against one of the best baseball teams in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools on Friday. They did not ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Freshman-fueled Porter’s Chapel knocks off Vicksburg

When he envisions what his young lineup could become, first-year Porter’s Chapel Academy baseball coach Paul Ashley has bigger things in mind than winning a ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Warren Central has sharp debut at Pearl Relays

PEARL — Warren Central’s boys’ track and field team had an impressive 2021 debut, with two victories and three second-place finishes at the Pearl Relays ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Photo Gallery: College softball at Sports Force Parks

Seven college softball teams, including Alcorn State and Jackson State, are setting up camp at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi this weekend for the ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Lady Vikes cruise past Franklin County

MEADVILLE — Early this season, Warren Central softball coach Dana McGivney said she plans to experiment with different lineups and player combinations to find the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Vicksburg High volleyball player Katelyn Fisher was selected to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Honorable Mention All-State team. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Gators bow out of playoffs with loss to Holmes County Central

Another good season for the Vicksburg Gators ended far, far sooner than they wanted it to. Holmes County Central opened the second half with a ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Baseball roundup: Porter’s Chapel falls in slugfest; Warren Central drops Mid-Mississippi opener

Porter’s Chapel Academy’s baseball team continued to score buckets of runs, but this time it was not enough to secure a victory. Tripp Cotten scored ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

College softball teams descend on Vicksburg this weekend

College softball is coming to Vicksburg this weekend. Alcorn State will host its annual River City Classic at Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi beginning ... Read more

6 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

JSU-Valley football game postponed because of COVID

JACKSON — Deion Sanders’ second win as Jackson State’s head football coach will have to wait. Jackson State announced Thursday that its Southwestern Athletic Conference ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Hinds baseball trying to find its footing early in the season

Hinds Community College entered the 2021 baseball season with a top 10 national ranking, but is still struggling to gain some traction in the win ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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