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Who are the teams we love to hate?

Who are the teams we love to hate?

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every sports fan has their favorite team, the team that they invest their emotions into and whose victories provide a sense of satisfaction. They also have certain teams that they just despise. Their blood boils when those teams’ names are even mentioned. When those teams lose, it’s sometimes better...

Junior girls emerge victorious in annual Powderpuff game

Junior girls emerge victorious in annual Powderpuff game

By Henley Johnson, Eloise Moore

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

After the state championship win by the boys’ football team, the girls still had more to prove, and on December 3, they took to the field. Every year, the Senior High Student Council puts on the Powderpuff football game,  which is essentially a showdown of girls’ flag football between each grade in h...

Jackson Prep scores a new coach

By Maclain Kennedy, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

     The Jackson Prep soccer team received a new assistant coach this season. Coach TJay Busin grew up in Texas, but moved to Mississippi and attended Northwest Rankin. He’s been playing soccer since he was six, and his career as an athlete has been very successful.      In highschool, TJay...

Semi-final football preview — Jackson Academy

Semi-final football preview — Jackson Academy

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Week 12 football preview — Bye week

Week 12 football preview — Bye week

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Patriots will play again on Friday, November 9, at 7:00 pm at Patriot Field.   ...

Patriots come out on top in dogfight against Parklane

Patriots come out on top in dogfight against Parklane

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

McComb, MS -- Last Friday, the Patriots traveled down to McComb to take on the Parklane Pioneers for their last game of the regular season. Going into the game, the Patriots had a 9-1 record and were looking to defend their numbers against the 5-4 Pioneers. Parklane has always had a very strong offens...

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

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

By Maclain Kennedy, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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

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

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Undefeated season ends as MRA takes care of Prep

Undefeated season ends as MRA takes care of Prep

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

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