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Young Athletes to Watch: Kathleen Bronzi and Joshua Powe

By Alex Gibbs and Emory Maxwell
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Kathleen Bronzi While in the previous issues we have primarily mentioned competitors in the main team sports on campus such as football, basketball, soccer, etc., this issue we are featuring a competitor in a different type of sport:  horse-riding. The equestrian team is in its third year of competing, and the team has...

Boys soccer beats JA in tie-breaker to decide number 1 seed

Boys soccer beats JA in tie-breaker to decide number 1 seed

By Stewart McCullough
February 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Thursday, February 16, the varsity soccer team played Jackson Academy for the third time this season. Now you may ask, “why is this so special?” This game was no ordinary game. Both teams squared off in the regular season and split the series 1-1. The goal differential in both of these games were...

Girls’ basketball finishes challenging season

Girls’ basketball finishes challenging season

By Preston Dubberly and Tori Newsome
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

    The girls’ basketball team’s season opener was November 1st against Adams  County Christian School. November 14th was the first home game for the Lady Patriots when they played Starkville Academy.  On February 14th, their season came to an end when they fell to Parklane in...

Boys Basketball begins tournament season

Boys Basketball begins tournament season

By William Fletcher
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

The boys’ varsity basketball team looks to finish out their season strong entering the AAAA Divisional Tournament. Going into their 30th game of the season, the boys have a 14-15 record. Though the record is not exactly what the team wants going into the tournaments, the boys have played man...

Sports Opinion: Is SEC Basketball on the rise?

Sports Opinion: Is SEC Basketball on the rise?

By Steven Wyatt
February 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

It is no secret that the Southeastern Conference is not the most dominant conference in college basketball. The SEC has consistently put teams in the NCAA tournament, but the conference struggles to compete year in and year out with other conferences such as the ACC or Big Ten. The ACC, Big Ten and e...

Prep, JA to face off for top-seeded spot in soccer playoffs

Prep, JA to face off for top-seeded spot in soccer playoffs

By Tanner McCraney
February 15, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

On Thursday, February 16, at 6:30 the varsity soccer team will play against Jackson Academy at the Belhaven Bowl Stadium. Although this may be confusing, it is not a playoff game but a game that decides who will go into playoffs as number one and number two seed. JA and Prep have a 1-1 record again...

Boys’ soccer chases seventh state title in a row

Boys’ soccer chases seventh state title in a row

By Stewart McCullough
December 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

There is only one word that can accurately describe the Jackson Prep Boys soccer program – dominant. With an outstanding 2015 season, capped off by a victory over Madison Ridgeland Academy to claim their 6th consecutive State Title, the team begins a new campaign with high expectations to reach 7 co...

Prep completes the drive for five

Prep completes the drive for five

By Ellis Abdo
November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Friday November 18th the Jackson Prep football team headed to Mississippi College to face off against MRA in the MAIS AAAA championship game. Prep came into the game having won the last four state championships and was lo...

Prep defeats PCS to advance to state championship

Prep defeats PCS to advance to state championship

By Ellis Abdo
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Friday November 11th, the Jackson Prep football team headed to Hattiesburg to face off against the PCS Bobcats in the semi-finals of the MAIS playoffs. The game was a rematch of the regular season game which was one by PCS. Prep would open up the game with a bang as Jerrion Ealy caught a 71 ...

Fall Signing Day: Six seniors commit to play college sports

Fall Signing Day: Six seniors commit to play college sports

By Stewart McCullough
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, November 9th, six senior athletes at Jackson Prep decided to take their talents to the next level and move on to play college sports. Seniors Cecil Wegner and Charlie Miller put the pen to paper and officially decided to play Division-1 Golf for The University of Mississippi. For Cha...

Prep rolls past JA to advance to Semifinals

Prep rolls past JA to advance to Semifinals

By Ellis Abdo
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Friday, November 4, the Jackson Prep football team took on the rival Jackson Academy Raiders in the first round of the MAIS playoffs. The first quarter was a low scoring battle with the only points coming from a Jacob Crawley rushing touchdown. The second quarter saw a big momentum shift when Chris...

CCJ hosts annual Sanderson Farms Golf Tournament

CCJ hosts annual Sanderson Farms Golf Tournament

By Avery Andress
November 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sanderson Farms Pro-Am Golf tournament was held Wednesday, October 26 through Sunday, October 30 at the Country Club of Jackson on the Cypress Course. The tournament is an annual stop for the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) tour. Friends of Children’s Hospital was the primary beneficiary...

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