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Sports are always a favorite past time for Simpson County residents. Wether supporting children, coaching or participating everyone plays a part.

Numerous state appearances and tiles along with District championships were achieved this year.  Several students signed letters of intent to play ball at the next level. 2021 was a great year for local student athletes.

Here is a look back at some of the top articles from 2021.

January 2021

Todd Mangum named new football coach at Simpson County Academy. 

Magee High School Boys soccer team named district champs.

Magee Boys Soccer advanced to 2nd round of playoff’s.

February 2021 

February was a big month with several student athletes signing letters of intent to play ball.

May signs with Gulf Coast Community College.

Magee signs to play football with Copiah Lincoln Community College.

Sims signs to play Basketball at East Central.

Bridges signs to play football with Auburn University.

McNair signs to play baseball with South Alabama Jags.

Trojan baseball seasons begins.

Magee Sweeps in county baseball play.

Lady Trojan softball excited about season.

March 2021

Simpson advances to overall state playoff in basketball. Berry and Moore named to State AAAA Tournament Team.

MHS Girls placed in their first ever powerlifting Meet.

Coach Teddy Dyess resigns at Magee High School Football Coach.

Mendenhall KK Walker signs with Pearl River Community College as Cheerleader.

Magee Football Team to receive Key to the City of Magee.

April 2021

Chandler Pittman award Mr. Football for 3A.

Broadhead and Jones new faces at Magee High School.

SCA JV Girls win District Track Meet.

Zack Jones named new Head Football Coach at Magee High School.

MHS Mens Track win District.

MS Senate and House Honor Magee High School Football Team.

The Simpson Academy boys 3200 relay team placed first in the district track meet.

MHS Jamaal Dinkins Wins State 3A Powerlifting.

MHS Track Team Advances to State. 

Co-Lin Announces 2021 Cheerleaders. 

Magee Baseball wins District.

SCA Girls Relay Team wins State.

SCA Williams win South State in Pole Vaulting.

Congratulations to the Simpson Academy high school archery team for winning the MAIS 4A State Championship in Archery.

May 2021

Sanders officially named Co-Lin’s head men’s basketball coach.

Trojans win State in Track.

Grimes signs with Millsaps to play football.

Hobbs Signs to play baseball with Tougaloo.

MHS Football Players receive State Championship rings.

Magee Baseball wins South State.

Trojans headed to State Championship game.

June 2021

Magee Baseball wins first game of State games.

Magee Baseball Finishes as State Runner up.

MHS has 3 athletes to make Baseball All-Star.

Brennon McNair named co-player of the year in 3A Baseball.

May chosen as MVP of All Star game.

SCA Cheerleaders Attend Camp at USM.

McNair Named to All State first team.

July 2021

Mississippi State Baseball wins College World Series

A new age for college athletes.

Magee 14U Headed to Ocean Springs.

MS Legends 12U win all in Orlando.

Magee 8U All Stars win State.

Magee 7U All Stars Headed to State.

Magee 9U plays in State Tournament.

Co-Lin sets record with 96 MACCC All Academic Student Athletes.

August 2021

Meet the Trojans.

Meet the Cougars

97th Simpson County Superbowl Game.

September 2021

Overstreet wins forerunner XC Challenge

Simpson Softball Headed to State

October 2021

Simpson Cross County Wins Forerunner River Run with Perfect Score

Magee Middle School Clinches Championship.

SCA Cole chosen District MVP 

Simpson Enters 1st round of playoff’s

November 2021

Magee Advances to 2nd round of playoff’s.

SCA Cole signs with Col-Lin to play softball.

SCA Drennan Signs with Northwest to play baseball.

SCA Berry signs with Co-Lin to play baseball.

Trojan’s season comes to an end.

SCA Berry and Eubanks to play in All Star Game

December 2021

Simpson Central Boys Claims Conference Championship

Mize High School Cheer Wins State Championship. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.







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