UPDATE – Wednesday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.
The City of Magee has opened registration for youth softball and baseball. There will be a $45 registration fee. Baseball will be available for children ages 3-16 and softball from ages 3-19. Children ages 3-12 must register before February 16 for the season to start on time.
Simpson’s basketball teams played Hartfield Academy last week in a district game.
The Simpson County Cardinal Organization will host a two-day baseball camp.
Coach Brian Mills explained that the camp is for all age groups. He said, “This is an opportunity to come and train with some of the best. It gives you a chance to train, compete, and sharpen tools to become an elite baseball player.”
In June 2017, the Magee High School Varsity Cheerleaders attended cheer camp at Mississippi State. As a result of their efforts at camp, they were awarded the All-Superior Trophy which qualified them to attend and perform in the pre-game show of the Citrus Bowl on December 31 in Orlando, Florida.
Brady Fairchild, Braylon Welch and Connor Pittman all played for the Simpson County Falcons Rookies team this past football season and also participated in the 2nd annual Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic. The 3rd grade team played last Saturday in Hattiesburg at The Rock.
Simpson Academy’s basketball teams played games last week against Bogue Chitto, Collins, Jackson Victors, Magee, Puckett, and Stringer
Four seventh grade students from Mendenhall Junior High will be representing Simpson County in the Second Annual Mississippi Prospects Football game on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the University of Southern MS. Pictured with head Coach Daniel Stroud. #4 Tyler Bridges, #22 Walter Owens, #58 Jamar Winn and #18 Derrick Jenkins Jr.
Because of the snow cancellation on December 9, the Falcon Midgets (9 & 10 yrs) would travel to Petal HS and play Kemper County for 3rd place in the MYFA's (MS Youth Football Association) state finals last Saturday. The layoff appeared to spark a new sense of resolve in this football team after the loss to Quitman in the semi-finals.