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Crosstown high school rivals play Saturday



Lady Vikes Aniya Sanders drives the ball down the court against Jim Hill. Photo by Cedric Tillman.

Crosstown rivals Warren Central and Vicksburg high schools will face off tomorrow in both men’s and women’s basketball.

Lady Gators (4-4) will play the Lady Vikes (7-2) at Warren Central High School starting at 11 a.m. The Lady Gators are coming off a 51-48 victory against Northwest Rankin where sophomore Destiny Sims dropped 18 points and led her team to a big win.

The Lady Vikes are also coming off a big win against Jim Hill and will be at home against the Gators.

Expect the rivalry to draw a big crowd.

On the men’s side, Vicksburg High will be traveling to Warren Central to play directly after the women’s game. The Vikings are coming off a 60-35 victory against Jim Hill where Jabari Bowman put up 18 points.

The Gators played Northwest Rankin on Tuesday where they won 74-61. Peytin Jackson scored 23 points in the game to help the Gators (6-3) secure the win.

The men’s game will begin at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow.


What college will Malik Sims choose?



Warren Central High School star defensive linebacker Malik Sims is getting closer to making a decision on where he will play football on the next level. He is expected to make an announcement on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 a.m.

Sims is a three-year starter at Warren Central High School, and for the past three football seasons, Sims has helped the Vikings reach the playoffs every year. He is known for his aggressiveness on the football field and finished his senior year with 82 tackles.

Sims has been heavily recruited by colleges over the years especially in the junior college world, but the biggest question is where will he choose to play football?  Sims can choose Hinds, Coahoma or Holmes Community College.

Vicksburg Daily News will be on the scene Tuesday as Sims makes the big decision public on his college football career.

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Hinds baseball ranked in the top 20 in three preseason polls



(photo by Tracy Duncan, Hinds CC)

The Hinds Community College Eagles baseball program received recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association, Perfect Game and the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper as they released their preseason rankings on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

All three publications ranked the Eagles among the 20 best programs in the nation. The NJCAA ranked them 17th, Perfect Game 15th and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ranked them 20th.

In the NJCAA poll, the Eagles are one of five teams in Mississippi ranked in the top 20.

In the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Poll, the Eagles are one of three teams ranked in the top 20.

In the Perfect Game Poll, the Eagles are the only team in Mississippi that is ranked. In fact, the Eagles are the first NJCAA DII team that is ranked in this poll that ranks the top 25 junior colleges regardless of division.

Check out the rankings below:

No. 17 in NJCAA Poll

No. 15 in Perfect Game Poll

No. 20 in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

Hinds will kick off baseball season on Saturday, Feb. 8 as they host the Dyersburg State Community College Eagles in a doubleheader on Joe G. Moss field beginning at 1 p.m.

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Eli Manning to announce his retirement



Eli Manning (photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Holzworth via wikimedia commons)

Eli Manning, star quarterback for the New York Giants, is retiring after 16 years in the NFL.

Manning is a two-time Super Bowl winner and a former Ole Miss star who was selected as the first pick in the 2004 draft. Manning is the brother of former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning and the son of Archie Manning, who played for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982.

Manning has a press conference scheduled for Friday where he is expected to announce his retirement. The Manning family has been around football for many years, and Eli will be the last of the Manning legacy for the time being.

Manning and his wife Abby have three daughters.

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