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Vikings beat Murrah to stay alive in playoff chase

From here on out, it’s all or nothing for Warren Central’s boys’ soccer team. Tony King scored three goals, and Brandon Gilliam had two goals ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Boys basketball: Gators hang on to beat Provine; Simpson KOs St. Al

With every missed free throw, turnover and wasted possession, the Vicksburg Gators tried hard to gift Provine a win. Provine simply refused to take it. ... Read more

2 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss throttles Mississippi State to stop losing streak

STARKVILLE (AP) — Riding a three-game losing streak and desperately needing a win, Ole Miss came up big. Devontae Shuler scored 22 points and Ole ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Girls basketball roundup: Burns’ quadruple-double powers PCA, Warren Central tops Murrah

Yakia Burns had achieving a triple-double on her list of goals this season. She finally did it Tuesday night — and then went one step ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Noah Lewis, 10, a fifth-grader at Bowmar Elementary, won the Chill in the Hills 1-mile fun run on Saturday with a time of 9 minutes, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Sarah Thomas

Mississippi native Thomas picked to officiate Super Bowl

Twenty-two years after she started her career by officiating high school football games in Mississippi, Sarah Thomas will be on the field for the biggest ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Thomas’ buzzer-beater lifts St. Al over Central Hinds

It hasn’t been the easiest or best basketball season for the St. Aloysius Flashes, but when they get a chance to make a lasting memory ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Missy Gators repeat as Region 4-5A soccer champs

For the second year in a row, Vicksburg High’s girls’ soccer team is the queen of Region 4-5A. Trinity McGloster scored five goals, Amari Johnson ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State crushes UAPB for second consecutive win

LORMAN (AP) — Alcorn State had a difficult time during its start-and-stop schedule at the start of the season. Now that they’re back on a ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Game Plan

The Vicksburg Post welcomes your items for the Game Plan. Submit items by email sports@vicksburgpost.com for publication Wednesday or Sunday. Be sure to include your ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Saints’ season ends with playoff loss to Tampa Bay

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Brady’s best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Sports column: Longevity in sports can be inspiring and depressing

Longevity in sports is an interesting thing. For some athletes, it is celebrated. For others, it can be used against them if stick around too ... Read more

4 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Photo Gallery: Chill in the Hills 2021

Approximately 100 people competed in the 13th annual Chill in the Hills 10K run and 5K race walk on Saturday. The race started and ended ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Crandall repeats as Chill in the Hills champ; 12-year-old Eldridge wins women’s title

Ryan Crandall plans to get married later this spring. He and his bride can probably take bowls off the gift registry. The 27-year-old from Madison ... Read more

5 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Porter’s Chapel Academy basketball player Yakia Burns had 30 points, six rebounds and five steals in a 67-37 win over Benton Academy on Tuesday. Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Basketball roundup: Missy Gators crush Callaway again, while Gators and St. Al have rough nights

Nobody’s perfect, but the Vicksburg Missy Gators are at least halfway there. Destini Sims made five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 25 points, Layla Carter ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Madison Central shuts out Warren Central

MADISON — Warren Central started the week with a top 10 ranking among Mississippi’s boys’ soccer teams and a clear path to the Region 4-6A ... Read more

6 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Southern Miss clobbers Middle Tennessee in series opener

HATTIESBURG — Freshman Jaron Pierre, Jr. produced his second double-double of the season, with 24 points and 10 rebounds, while three other Golden Eagles scored ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

College basketball TV schedule: Jan. 16-17

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ON TV Saturday, Jan. 16 11 a.m. Fox – Ohio State at Illinois 11 a.m. ESPN – North Carolina at Florida State 11 ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Six Warren Central players make All-Region 2-6A first team

Warren Central’s run to the second round of the 2020 MHSAA Class 6A football playoffs netted one last round of accolades as six players were ... Read more

7 days ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Warren Central basketball player Ta’Miya Sims scored seven of her game-high 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Lady Vikes to a 45-44 ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State, Southern picked to win SWAC divisions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The seasons change, the seasons move, but Alcorn State sitting atop the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s East Division appears to be eternal. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Texas A&M slips past Mississippi State

STARKVILLE (AP) — Emanuel Miller and Andre Gordon each scored five points during Texas A&M’s closing 12-5 run as the Aggies beat Mississippi State 56-55 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Trophy Case: Grayson Boler

Grayson Boler killed this doe while hunting in Yazoo County on Jan. 9. Grayson is 7 years old and a first-grade student at Bowmar Elementary. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Former Millsaps College defensive lineman Casey Younger, a Vicksburg native, was named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s 30th anniversary football team. Younger played at ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Florida stuns Ole Miss with huge game-ending run

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton scored 21 points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds with a career-high seven blocked shots, and Florida ended its two-game ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Clinton nips Warren Central on the soccer pitch

Through 160 minutes of soccer and a few penalty kicks, Warren Central and Clinton showed that the difference between them on any given day was ... Read more

1 week ago by Ernest Bowker.

Basketball roundup: Lady Vikes win, PCA boys lose in nail-biters

Warren Central found its shooting touch just in time to pull out a needed victory. The Lady Vikes made 11 of 12 free throws in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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