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Coach Turner speaks to the media at his first public appearance as the new head coach. Photo by Walker Poole.

An early look at the “Relentless” Jackson Prep Patriots

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor March 26, 2021

After the news hit Flowood that Coach Tyler Turner had become the new head coach of the prestigious Jackson Prep varsity football team, quick action was taken to hold a press conference. On March 25th,...

Coach Tyler Turner,  just named as the new head varsity football coach for Jackson Prep. Photo by Tanner Gough

Tyler Turner named head football coach

From Issue 8
By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

The newest chapter of Jackson Prep Patriot football began on Tuesday, March 23, with the announcement of Tyler Turner as the program’s newest head coach. Turner will continue on the path paved by the...

Coach Black jogs to the sideline behind his players. Photo courtesy of Reed Hogan.

Coach Black era to end after record-setting 24 seasons

From Issue 7
By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

As the cold winter storm started coming to an end, another eerie feeling came across the state of Mississippi, in particular, Flowood. Around noon on Friday, February 19th, word hit the media that Ricky...

DeVonta Smith celebrates after scoring. Photo via Alabama Football Instagram.

DeVonta Smith snags the Heisman Trophy

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

After a remarkable senior season at the University of Alabama, DeVonta Smith secured the Heisman Trophy. He became the third Heisman winner from the Crimson Tide, alongside Mark Ingram and Derrick Henry....

Riley Green plays his guitar with his personal guitar strap displaying his nickname Duckman. Photo via Riley Greens Instagram

What’s the Hype with Riley Green?

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor January 13, 2021

Though he is not as widely known as Morgan Wallen and Luke Combs, rising star Riley Green is one of the hottest artists out of the south. Born in Jacksonville, Alabama, Green grew up close to his friends...

Luke Combs performs for his fans. Photo courtesy of Luke Combs Instagram

What’s the hype with Luke Combs?

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor November 5, 2020

One of the biggest stars of the country music scene has just released several more tracks for his rapidly increasing audience. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Luke Combs has been named “the most promising...

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

Patriots wash out Washington in 42-0 victory

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...

Deion Prime Time Sanders. Photo courtesy of Dallascowboys.com

Prime Time comes to Jackson

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...

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...

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

What’s the hype with Morgan Wallen?

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...

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...

Clay, Trap, Skeet team competes at MSSP Qualifier

Clay, Trap, Skeet team competes at MSSP Qualifier

From Issue 5
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...

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