Sports

Cougar baseball

The Simpson Cougars opened up District play recently with a three game series against East Rankin Academy. The Junior High Cougars played two games against Brookhaven Academy and Columbia Academy.

East Rankin, Game 1


Trojan baseball

Magee played great competition this weekend. Even though they lost against Oak Grove 6-2 and Sumrall 7-6 Friday, Coach Allen Eubanks said the team played well. Eubanks said the Trojans had two costly errors in each game.



Simpson Baseball

The Simpson Cougars played three games last week in the Stringer Tournament against West Jones High School, Northeast Lauderdale High School, and Newton County High School.

West Jones HS


The Magee Trojans are 6-5

By MARLAN JONES,

The Magee Trojans are 6-5 through their first 11 baseball games, and are undefeated in district play with a 2-0 record. Both district wins came in dominant performances over Velma Jackson in which they won 16-0 and 25-0. The defense and pitching of the Trojans has been up and down so far this season.


Spring fishing forecast

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists are anticipating a productive 2018 fishing season in the southeast region’s waters.  Winter catches of trophy bass at Lakes Perry, Bill Waller and Columbia are providing an early indicator of fishing success for anglers in spring 2018.  “Population sampling du


SCA basketball ends season

The  Simpson County Academy Cougars boys basketball team played in the MAIS Overall State Basketball Tournament Tuesday, February 27, against Heritage Academy from Columbus. The Cougars were defeated 70-55, ending their season with a 20-13 record.

Heritage Academy



March is time for turkey season

For most, March is a time for beautiful spring weather and flowers in bloom. For Mississippi’s estimated 50,000 wild turkey hunters, it also brings something else.

The spring turkey season begins on March 15 and ends May 1. For hunters age 15 and under, the Youth season begins a week earlier on March 8. 


Shamrocks bring home the win

The Shamrocks Lucky Baseball, 8U select team, made up of players form the Magee 7U World Series team, traveled to Brandon Saturday and played in the 4th Annual Ballin in Brandon Tournament at Shiloh Park and brought home the win.  It was a USSSA Global World Series qualifying tournament.  The Shamrocks played 4 games with 3 wins and a tie.


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Rebekah Stewart and Ray Brinson are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on May 12, 2018, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Magee.

A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.