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Patriots wash out Washington in 42-0 victory

Sam McMullan rushes towards the endzone to extend the Patriots lead. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Mooneyham

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

October 13, 2020

On Friday, October 9th, the Patriots hosted the Washington Generals from Greenville for a quick matchup before the rough weather of Hurricane Delta would interfere with the game. Kickoff was moved to 5:30 p.m. instead of the usual 7:00 p.m. Several key players for the home team Patriots such as Will...

Prime Time comes to Jackson

Deion

By Gavin Mullins, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

The rumors that have been circling around the state of Mississippi are true, Jackson State University has named NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as their newest Head Coach.  Sanders played fourteen seasons in the NFL, earning a spot in the Pro Bowl eight times. Sanders, having won two Super B...

Life inside the NBA Bubble

Life inside the NBA Bubble

By Gavin Mullins, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

The NBA season has officially returned to the sports world and even though fans cannot be in attendance, the atmosphere of the game has not lost a beat. Due to COVID-19, players are under strict rules and guidelines on what they can and can’t do. If players leave the bubble for whatever reason, the...

What’s the hype with Morgan Wallen?

Country musician Morgan Wallen preparing to take the stage for a concert.

By Charles Stephenson

August 18, 2020

Arguably the biggest star in the country music industry as of 2020, Morgan Wallen released his highly anticipated single “7 Summers” on August 14th. After signing a record deal with Big Loud Records in 2016, the Tennessee native released his debut album If I Know Me in 2018 including the already-hit...

Virtual NFL Draft set to take place on April 23-25

Virtual NFL Draft set to take place on April 23-25

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

          From April 23 to 25, the best of the best college football players are planned to be drafted by the NFL to continue their childhood dreams of becoming professional stars. Originally planned to be hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, the NFL Draft was set to hold thousands of fans in attendance...

Clay, Trap, Skeet team competes at MSSP Qualifier

Clay, Trap, Skeet team competes at MSSP Qualifier

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

The Jackson Prep sporting clay team formally known as the Clay, Trap, and Skeet team hit the road Saturday morning on December 7th, for the 2019 MSSP (Mississippi Scholastic Shooting Program) Qualifier at McIvor Shooting Facility in Sardis. Coach Terry Hawkins has helped the shooters prepare for this c...

Patriots advance to championship and look to continue streak

Matt Jones rushing to the endzone for one of his many touchdowns on the night.

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

At 7:00 p.m. on November 15, 2019, the Prep Patriots faced off against the JA Raiders during  the second week of playoffs. The Patriots and the Raiders both had a bye week in the first round of the playoffs. With two very involved student sections and a loud supportive crowd, it was a very close and comp...

Soccer girls bring home championship

Senior Cassidy Zummallen headed down the field to score a goal against PCS in the semifinals.

By Sarah Cory, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

After 4 years, the girls’ soccer championship trophy is officially back home. The girls’ soccer season came to a close Saturday, October 5th,  when the Jackson Prep team beat JA 2-1 in the State Championship. JA has been on top the last several years but no longer do they remain the champions. I...

Patriots beat rival Raiders 28-17

Patriots beat rival Raiders 28-17

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

On Friday, October 4th, the Patriots took on the JA Raiders away at Jackson Academy. "The Brickyard" as many call it, was a slight disadvantage for Prep. With the help of the loud, supporting students of Prep, the visitor stands were packed in tight for the rival showdown. Matt Jones helped the Patriots ...

Patriots beat Lamar School Raiders 39-14

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

On September 25th, the Patriots traveled east to Meridian to face the Lamar School Raiders. The Raiders were 4-1 going into the game, as the Patriots were 3-1.  Lamar School dominated the first drive of the game and got points on the board first. With a 0-7 deficit, the Patriots came back with a ...

Jerrion Ealy breaks freshmen record at Ole Miss

#9 Jerrion Ealy takes his place on the University of Mississippi team.

By Mason Nichols and Charles Stephenson

September 20, 2019

2019 Prep alumnus Jerrion Ealy is fitting right in at Ole Miss. After a more-than-stellar high school career, Ealy committed to the university on national television to play baseball and football. Although he has not yet appeared on the diamond, the do-it-all running back is making his presence felt...

Jackson Prep v Simpson- Preview

Jackson Prep v Simpson- Preview

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

Flowood, MS- Jackson Prep will play their home opener on August 30, 2019 at Patriot Field in Flowood. The Patriots play the Simpson Academy Cougars after a tough loss to Heritage Academy.  Prep lost the 24-15 score game against Heritage in what was a somewhat close game for nearly 4 quarters in ...

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