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Sports column: The world we left behind

We’re a year and counting into the COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on where you live, the “and counting” part might vary by a few weeks, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss cruises into WNIT championship game

For the first time in program history, Ole Miss’ women’s basketball team will play for a major national tournament championship. Shakira Austin finished with 18 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Baseball roundup: PCA and Tallulah pick up district wins; Ridgeland tops WC

Porter’s Chapel Academy didn’t wait long to avenge its first district loss of the season. Ricky Carraway drove in three runs, John Wyatt Massey went ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Missy Gators to host benefit tournament Saturday

While they work to improve their game on the field, some of Mississippi’s high school fast-pitch softball teams will also try to improve lives off ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Stewart’s last-second 3-pointer sends Mississippi State to NIT semifinals

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mississippi State got its own little March memory on Thursday night. D.J. Stewart Jr. made a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Tallulah Academy baseball player Marsh Wood went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored, and also pitched three scoreless innings to lead Tallulah Academy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg’s Butler signs one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals

Six years after he made NFL history at the Arizona Cardinals’ State Farm Stadium, Malcolm Butler is hoping he can make a lot more memories ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

St. Al baseball team in quarantine after coach is diagnosed with COVID-19

St. Aloysius’ baseball team has postponed at least its next five games and sent its players into quarantine after head coach Sid Naron was diagnosed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Manchester hands PCA its first district loss; Tallulah rolls over Riverdale

Porter’s Chapel Academy kicked the ball around Tuesday night, and its status as a first-place team went right with it. The Eagles committed six errors ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Who’s Hot

Alabama State defensive back and former Vicksburg High football star Jeffrey Scott had three tackles and a game-clinching interception in the final minute of a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

NCAA Tournament/NIT TV schedule

NCAA TOURNAMENT ON TV Sunday, March 28 1:10 p.m. CBS – Creighton vs. Gonzaga 4 p.m. CBS – Florida State vs. Michigan 6:15 p.m. TBS ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss advances to WNIT semifinals

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — It’s not the Final Four the Ole Miss women’s basketball program aspires to reach one day, but for now it might as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Baseball roundup: Warren Central walks off Ridgeland; St. Al and PCA fall short

Warren Central’s seventh-inning collapse Monday served only to set up perhaps its best moment of the season. The Vikings blew a four-run lead in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Clinton tops Warren Central in softball region opener

While they were trying to mount one last, desperate rally Monday night, the Warren Central Lady Vikes were also kicking themselves over what got them ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss finishes sweep of Auburn in high-scoring finale

OXFORD — Auburn scored a touchdown, two-point conversion and a field goal late to make things interesting against Ole Miss … oh, right, this is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Pitchers power Southern Miss to sweep of Missouri State

HATTIESBURG — Ben Ethridge authored an appropriate finish to Southern Miss’ weekend. The freshman right-hander retired the first 16 batters he faced, and the Golden ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

LSU takes series finale from Mississippi State

BATON ROUGE, La. — After three days in the freezer, LSU’s hitters warmed up just in time to salvage something out of their otherwise lost ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sports Column: There’s more than one flavor of March Madness

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets under way this weekend — otherwise known as America’s best four-day weekend of the year. The NCAA cheated us ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Game Plan

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vicksburg’s Scott helps Alabama State hand JSU its first loss

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ezra Gray ran for a career-high 195 yards with all three of his TD runs in the fourth quarter to help ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi State advances to second round of NIT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Mississippi State kept the upset train rolling in the first round of the NIT. D.J. Stewart Jr. scored 20 points, Iverson ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

College baseball roundup: Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Hinds clinch series victories

OXFORD — No. 4 Ole Miss put up six runs through the first three innings Saturday, which ultimately proved to be just enough to squeak ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Huge first inning sends St. Al to blowout win vs. PCA

The St. Aloysius Flashes wasted no time Saturday hitting their offensive quota for the day. Thirteen of the Flashes’ first 14 batters of the game ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Former gymnast Natica Johnson honored by city

The days when Natica Johnson could fly through the air or spring across the floor with the greatest of ease are probably long gone, but ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Ole Miss goes one-and-done in NIT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ole Miss’ roster was short, and so was its time in the NIT. Freshman Kenneth Lofton Jr. scored a season-high 22 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Lady Vikes finish spring break with a victory

Warren Central’s bats returned from vacation a little early, and the Lady Vikes got ready for the real work of the season by beating Loyd ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Who’s Hot

Jackson State cornerback Alexander Shaw, a former Warren Central star, had 11 tackles, one forced fumble and two pass breakups in a 43-7 win over ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

PCA rallies late, stays undefeated in district

Another late rally kept Porter’s Chapel Academy atop the MAIS District 4-2A baseball standings. Jace Riggs walked and eventually scored the winning run on a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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