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Football Continues Dominance Headed Into Championship

Football Continues Dominance Headed Into Championship

By Ellis Abdo
November 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Jackson Prep football team is continuing their dominance as the championship game approaches. After an undefeated first half of the season, Prep improved their record to 6-0 after a 47-28 victory over Lamar. Freshman running back Jerrion Ealy had a monster game rushing 10 times for 222 yards...

Sports Opinion: NCAA Should Move Basketball Season Back

By RJ Green
November 17, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Sports

March Madness is a term that has stuck with basketball fans for a while. The NCAA basketball tournament is always full of shocking upsets and close games. It has always taken place in March, and it has fit really well in late March and early April. The timing of the end of the season is not the prob...

Girls’ Basketball: Shooting for Glory

Girls’ Basketball: Shooting for Glory

By Elliot Weill
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

The girls’ basketball season is upon us and officially starts on November 10th. One could say the season really started weeks ago because they have already started practices everyday after school. The girls have been working hard for this upcoming season. The girls’ team is looking energetic, and ...

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

By Lee Meena
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Prep Varsity Volleyball team placed third in the MAIS tournament held on Thursday, October 8. The tournament was held at Belhaven University where Prep defeated Hartfield in the quarterfinals. Their season concluded in the semifinals where they were knocked off by Presbyterian Christian School, who w...

What Is Fantasy Football?

What Is Fantasy Football?

By Hays Dubberly
September 29, 2015
Filed under Sports

Fantasy Football is an online game in which participants select imaginary teams from the players in the NFL and score points according to the actual performance of their players. It is an extremely fun way to play against your friends and possibly win some money too. Many Prep students participate i...

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

By Gracie McCraney and Patrick Phillips
September 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 2015 MAIS swim meet was held at the Courthouse of Flowood on September 23rd. Prep won for the 42nd consecutive year. However, this year's victory was hard-won. Prep only came out on top by 13 points; in swim meet terms this is not a big difference. The reason for the close meet is Prep's newest...

Prep Defeats Cathedral in Season’s First Home Game

Prep Defeats Cathedral in Season’s First Home Game

By RJ Green, Ellis Abdo, and Brendon McLeod
September 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Friday, September 4, Prep overcame the doubts of the media when they took down Cathedral 49-17. Jackson Prep senior leader and defensive back Graham Eklund led the Patriot defense with two interceptions which were both returned for touchdowns. Junior Jacob Crawley led the Patriots' offense wit...

Basketball Team Serves in Guatemala

Basketball Team Serves in Guatemala

By Paul Andress
August 21, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

This summer the seniors and juniors on the basketball team went on the annual basketball mission trip to Guatemala. The trip was led by Coach Chris Moore, Coach Andrew Mitchell, Coach Paul Fryant, and Allen Banks. The main goals of this trip were to share the Gospel, to serve the people there...

Prep Searching for “4 Peat”

Prep Searching for “4 Peat”

By Haynes Horsley
August 17, 2015
Filed under Sports

This year’s football season is special for many different reasons. First off, the Jackson Prep football team is trying to achieve the first ever four-peat in Prep history. The team will have to replace a very talented 2015 class in order to achieve this goal. Prep lost eight starters on offense...

Alex Russell Signs with Union University

Alex Russell Signs with Union University

By John Keeler
April 21, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, April 21, Alex Russell made Prep Cross Country history by signing a letter of intent to Union University.  Union is a private Christian school in Jackson, Tennessee. Alex is the first Prep student, according to Coach Malcolm Saxon, to sign a scholarship for Cross Country. This year Alex...

Why We Love the Madness

Why We Love the Madness

By Paul Andress
April 13, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Over the course of March, people have been keeping up with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. There are many reasons why people love the NCAA Tournament, which is more commonly known as March Madness. March Madness embodies everything we as fans love about sports. It has the upsets, the favorites...

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