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Is chess a sport?

Is chess a sport?

By Selby Ireland, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

This article was initially intended as a pro-con debate, but the Editors of the Sports Section, who are of the opinion that chess is not a sport, chose not to defend their side of the argument.  Clearly, they need your help, so please weigh in.  Write a Letter to the Editor to us at [email protected] The Sentry h...

MRA defeats Jackson Prep 48-33, ending seven-year title streak

MRA defeats Jackson Prep 48-33, ending seven-year title streak

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

After a week of expectation and fanfare, the Jackson Prep and Madison-Ridgeland Academy squared off in the annual MAIS 6A championship game. The two teams had no shortage of competitive history before they met on the campus of Mississippi College. In fact, the game was a rematch of last year’s titl...

Patriots advance to championship and look to continue streak

Patriots advance to championship and look to continue streak

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...

Prep students play major roles at Youth Legislature

Prep students play major roles at Youth Legislature

By Tanner Gough, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

Mid-November always brings a time of excitement for Jackson Prep students interested in government. It is during this time that the Mississippi Youth Legislature convenes, bringing high school students from around the state together to downtown Jackson for a few days of immersive experiences in g...

A Day in the Life of a Secret Service agent on duty

A Day in the Life of a Secret Service agent on duty

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

Blink and you might miss them. The Secret Service are subtle as they blend into the sea of people. They move swiftly and quietly, and one may spy them dressed in suits, sporting a small lapel pin on their blazers. One of the few times the Secret Service are noticeably spotted are at high-profile events...

Students vote in gubernatorial mock election

Students vote in gubernatorial mock election

By Maggie Boswell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

On Thursday, October 24th, a governor mock election was offered to students in grades tenth through twelfth at Jackson Prep.  The event is organized by current secretary of state, Delbert Hosemann, under the program, “Promote the Vote”, which provides hands-on learning for the future voters of Missis...

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