The Sentry

The students take their teachers to school in student vs. faculty game

The students take their teachers to school in student vs. faculty game

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Flowood, MS -- The Jackson Prep student body spends all school year in the classroom with the teachers acting as their superiors, however, during activity period on Thursday they were given their one shot to show them up as they both participated in the annual student versus faculty basketball game....

Steven Wyatt – 2019 Sports Journalist Portfolio

By Steven Wyatt

February 16, 2019

  Steven Wyatt Jackson Prep Sentry Sports Editor - 2017-2019 Staff Writer - 2016-2017     Awards and Accolades While serving as Sports Editor for the 2017-2018 school year, The Sentry was nominated as a 2018 MSPA finalist for Sports Writing.   Design and Editing: During my tim...

Semi-final football preview — Jackson Academy

Semi-final football preview -- Jackson Academy

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

Flowood, MS — Jackson Prep will return to the gridiron Friday as the Jackson Academy Raiders will be their first opponent of the postseason. The Raiders are coming off a first-round win over Presbyterian Christian while Prep was able to get the week off with an opening round bye.  JA was able to hit on all cylinders...

The race is on: Cross country team fares well in state meet

Julia Stradinger sprints up the last hill as she finished her race

By Maclain Kennedy, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Clinton, MS -- On October 23rd, with the slightly overcast weather, the Jackson Prep cross country team headed to Choctaw Trails to compete in the state meet. The 70-degree weather couldn’t have made for a more perfect day to run. These athletes have been training since this summer in preparati...

Week 11 football preview — Parklane

Week 11 football preview -- Parklane

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

Flowood, MS -- As the 2018 season draws to a close, Jackson Prep still has one more opponent to face before the postseason begins. Prep will hit the road again Friday in a conference road game at Parklane Academy, and although the Parklane Pioneers have struggled as of late the Patriots will still ha...

Episode 2: Girls’ Soccer

Episode 2: Girls' Soccer

By Alex Gibbs and Ford Lange

October 23, 2018

We would like to introduce you to a new column for our paper this year, “The Grind.” Throughout this school year, we at the Sentry are going to highlight a different sports team each issue in hopes of giving our readers an inside look at some of our sports programs here at Prep and to demonstrate w...

Varsity football team back on track following first loss of the season

The Patriots on the field.

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

Flowood, MS -- The Jackson Prep Patriots football team is in week 11 of their season, and they are on the verge of their final game for the 2018 year.  The second half of Prep’s season started off with serious momentum as they returned home from a two-week road stint in week six to handle the Bobca...

Week 10 football preview — New Hope

Week 10 football preview -- New Hope

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018

Flowood, MS -- Following their first and only loss of the season to MRA last week, the Jackson Prep football team will be looking to bounce back Friday versus a subpar New Hope squad. In their 42-21 loss, the Patriots struggled heavily to find a sense of consistency on either side of the ball. Howeve...

MRA hands Prep their first loss of the season

QB Jake Lange steps back in the pocket and looks for an open target.

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018

Madison, MS -- Friday, Jackson Prep went into their ninth game of the season on the road with an undefeated record, however, for the first time in two years, they exited with a loss. The Prep Patriots faced off with Madison-Ridgeland Academy, who was also unbeaten going in, but MRA got the best of the...

Week 9 football preview — MRA

Week 9 football preview -- MRA

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

Madison, MS -- The season may be winding down for the Patriots, but that does not mean their remaining path will be an easy one. Jackson Prep will return to the road for the first time in four weeks this Friday as they will travel to Madison Ridgeland Academy. The MRA Patriots like Prep enter this g...

Prep swats the Yellow Jackets 42-7

Prep swats the Yellow Jackets 42-7

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

October 9, 2018

Flowood, MS -- On Friday, October 5, the Patriots hosted the Oak Forest Yellowjackets for Prep's homecoming. Both teams played well, but in the end the Patriots topped the Yellowjackets 42-7. This came after the Patriots put up 28 points in the first half, and held Oak Forest scoreless till late in t...

Homecoming game preview

Homecoming game preview

By Steven Wyatt

October 4, 2018

Flowood, MS -- It’s week seven of the Jackson Prep football season and the Patriots are home again for the third straight week as they will host the Yellow Jackets of Oak Forest. This week’s matchup is also the homecoming game for the school. The Patriots are coming off their toughest game of the season as...

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