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The Simpson Academy Track Team under the direction of Coach Angel Overstreet made quite a showing at the State Track Meet.

Coach Angel Overstreet and Layla Warren

We only had 7 kids qualify for Overall State today, but every single one placed top 5. I’m so proud of their hard work & determination to succeed. Our girls ended up with over 50 points with only 6 girls. That’s pretty impressive!” (Coach Overstreet)

Drew Williams

Drew Williams placed 3rd in the State AAAA pole vault division.

Chanse Funchess

Chanse Funchess won the State AAAA Champion in high jump clearing 6’2”

Layla Warren

Layla Warren State AAAA Champion 1600 meters 

Layla Warren

State AAAA silver medalist 300m hurdles ~ Chloe Shomon

Chloe Shomon

State AAAA Champions 4×800 meter relay~ Emma Overstreet, Lilly Overby, Layla Warren & Carson Carter.

State AAAA 200 meters ~Kylin Chisholm ~ this 7th grader tied for 3rd in a very fast race. We missed the podium appealing her place but so proud of this girl!” (Coach Overstreet)

Kylin ChisholmState 


AAAA bronze medalist 400 meters ~ Colby Womack

Congratulations to these fine athletics! is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.



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