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Greatest on the Gridiron: ’77 St. Aloysius vs. ’06 Porter’s Chapel

This first-round matchup in The Vicksburg Post’s Greatest on the Gridiron tournament pits the 1977 St. Aloysius Flashes against the 2006 Porter’s Chapel Academy Eagles. ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Greatest on the Gridiron: ’94 Warren Central vs. ’48 Redwood

In round one of The Post’s Greatest on the Gridiron tournament, we have the 1994 Warren Central Vikings and the 1948 Redwood Rockets. An iconic ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Voting set to begin in The Post’s Greatest on the Gridiron tournament

It’s time to pick the G.O.A.T. The Vicksburg Post’s sports staff has assembled 32 of the best high school football teams in Warren County history ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg resident Steve Pranger won the 5K race walk championship at the Star Spangled Night Run in downtown Vicksburg on June 27. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Black Sox back in action in Vicksburg this weekend

Normally, Hattiesburg Black Sox owner Heather Aby said, she spends July 4 with her family watching a minor league baseball game at Trustmark Park in ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Greatest on the Gridiron: Post readers will select Warren County’s best football team of all-time

For more than 100 years, high school football has been a fall tradition in Mississippi. The first record of games in Warren County is in ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

MAIS fishing tournament The Mid-South Association of Independent Schools will conduct its July Slam Fishing Tournament beginning July 3 and continuing through July 31. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Vicksburg resident Jennifer Smith won the Star Spangled Night Run women’s 5K run championship on Saturday with a time of 23:49. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

MHSAA waiting to make a decision on fall sports; executive director Hinton to retire

The Mississippi High School Activities Association did a lot of talking on Tuesday, but is waiting a little longer to take any action. The MHSAA’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Minor League Baseball cancels 2020 season

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons on Tuesday after Major League Baseball decided not to provide any players to its affiliated teams amid the coronavirus ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Trey Martin claims Clear Creek club championship

Trey Martin slipped, but didn’t lose his grip on the Clear Creek Club Championship. The Vicksburg resident shot a second-round 81 on Sunday to edge ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hamlin finishes marathon day at Pocono with Cup Series win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Round 2 at Pocono went to Denny Hamlin. Hamlin seized the spotlight, specifically in victory lane when Pocono had to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Photo Gallery: Star Spangled Night Run 5K

A total of 123 people participated in the Star Spangled Night Run 5K run and race walk Saturday night in downtown Vicksburg. The race is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Klock strikes one at Star Spangled Night Run

Runners and walkers returned to the streets of Vicksburg on Saturday night for Mississippi’s first competitive running event in months. In keeping with the times, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Many coaches, but just one message: It’s time for Mississippi to change its state flag

By Rick Cleveland, Mississippi Today One was a middle-aged white man, born and raised in Mississippi. One was a much younger African-American woman, who has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Tremendous turnout for city’s annual summer tennis camp

On the first day of the City of Vicksburg’s annual youth tennis camp, program director Rick Shields said he figured the response would go one ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot: Coach Montra Edwards

Former Vicksburg High assistant football coach Montra Edwards has been hired as the defensive line and associate head coach at Holmes Community College. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘The noose was real’: NASCAR releases photo from Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the garage stall of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Who’s Hot: Coach Tim Hughes

Former Vicksburg High football head coach Tim Hughes has joined Warren Central’s staff as an assistant coach. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

No charges in NASCAR noose incident at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October, federal ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Conference USA will no longer hold championship events in Mississippi

Conference USA entered the fight to change Mississippi’s state flag on Monday by announcing that it will prohibit its championship events from being held in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s No. 10 jersey

OXFORD – Ole Miss football legend Eli Manning will have his jersey number retired during the 2020 season, Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Keith Carter ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Blaney wins at Talladega as NASCAR rallies behind Bubba Wallace

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Blaney held onto the lead after a restart with two laps to go Monday, earning his second straight win at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

NASCAR says noose found in Wallace’s garage at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A noose was found in the garage stall of black driver Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Game Plan

Star Spangled Night Run Registration is now open for the Third Annual Star Spangled Night Run, a 5K run and race walk through downtown Vicksburg. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Construction work, COVID-19 precautions bring an odd vibe to Vikings’ practice

On the sun-soaked turf of Viking Stadium, a new addition cast the only shade. The massive video scoreboard, installed this week to replace the modest ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Alexus Stirgus, a Vicksburg native and Vicksburg High alum, has been hired as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Southern Arkansas University. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sports column: SEC and NCAA send a message on Mississippi’s state flag

Sports and society — specifically the quest for social justice — seem to be colliding on a daily basis nowadays. On Thursday night, the Southeastern ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

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