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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...

College basketball season gears up

College basketball season gears up

By Will Gibbs, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

In the next few weeks, a new season of college basketball will begin. The preseason National Championship favorites are the Michigan State Spartans, led by junior forward Cassius Winston. Other top teams include the Kentucky Wildcats, Kansas Jayhawks, Louisville Cardinals, Villanova Wildcats, and the Duke ...

Young Athletes to Watch: Nathan Werne and Emma Reeves

Young Athletes to Watch: Nathan Werne and Emma Reeves

By Walker Poole, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

Nathan Werne: Nathan Werne is a ninth grader who has recently excelled on the football field for the junior high team as a running back. In previous years, Nathan has attended Christ Covenant. This past season, he scored five touchdowns before completely tearing his left leg meniscus during the 5th gam...

Who Dat: Saints stand tall despite Brees’ injury

Who Dat: Saints stand tall despite Brees’ injury

By Haddon McLeod, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The NFL season is in full swing, and the New Orleans Saints look to be top Super Bowl contentenders. The Saints beat the Texans in the opening week 30-28. They then went to face the Los Angeles Rams on the road. Quarterback Drew Brees dropped back and defensive linemen Aaron Donald’s hand hit his...

Patriots outlast Pioneers 31-28

Patriots outlast Pioneers 31-28

By Mason Nichols and Jake Lange

October 30, 2019

On October 25, the Jackson Prep Patriots made the drive down I-55 to play the Parklane Pioneers in Mccomb. This game was considered by many a trap game for the Patriots, due to the treacherous weather conditions that had left the already muddy grass field in puddles. Prep entered the game with a re...

Prep falls short of MRA 34-22

Prep falls short of MRA 34-22

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

On October 18, Madison-Ridgeland Academy came to Flowood to face Jackson Prep in a clash of metropolitan-area rivals. The game, which was a rematch of last year’s championship, pitted MRA’s highly productive offense against Prep’s traditionally stout defense. Surprisingly, the first qua...

Soccer girls bring home championship

Soccer girls bring home championship

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 trounce Taylorsville 28-0

Patriots trounce Taylorsville 28-0

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Jackson Prep football team played like they had something to prove. On Friday, September 27, the Patriots faced the mighty Taylorsville Tartars at home. The week prior to the game was filled with skepticism about whether or not they could defeat the Tartars. As predictions piled up, most of whic...

Week 6 football preview: Taylorsville

Week 6 football preview: Taylorsville

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

In their fifth game of the year, the Jackson Prep football team defeated Lamar School 39-14 in Meridian. Now standing at a record of 4-1, the Patriots are setting their sights on their upcoming matchup with the Taylorsville Tartars. Being the first public school team the Patriots will see this season, ...

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 ...

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