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Prep football preview: New Hope

Prep football preview: New Hope

By Steven Wyatt

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Columbus, MS. -- Week 10 of the High School football season will include a non-conference matchup between an undefeated Jackson Prep team and a team in New Hope that is looking to finish the season on a high note. Jackson Prep is coming off of a commanding week nine win over the Patriots of Madis...

Prep cruises past MRA 50-14

Prep cruises past MRA 50-14

By Bennett O'Quinn

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Jackson, MS -- Jackson Prep defeated the Patriots of MRA last Friday by a score of 50-14 to remain perfect with a record of 9-0. After a scoreless first quarter by both teams, Prep’s offense exploded for 3 touchdowns in a two minute span to start the second quarter. At halftime, the game rem...

Cross Country looks to finish their season strong

Cross Country looks to finish their season strong

By Maclain Kennedy

October 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

     At 6am when most people are still asleep, you can hear the quiet footsteps of the Jackson Prep cross country team. Since this past summer, the team has been building towards the season, working hard in the summer both in the morning and evening.      Meredith Lange has been helping with...

Prep Football Preview: MRA

Prep Football Preview: MRA

By Steven Wyatt

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Jackson, MS. -- The Jackson Prep Patriots will return home from their three-game road stint Friday to play a 4-A conference opponent in Madison-Ridgeland Academy. The Prep Patriots are coming off of three big road wins over Presbyterian Christian, Jackson Academy, and Oak Forest respectively. ...

Prep eases past Oak Forest 57-7

Prep eases past Oak Forest 57-7

By Steven Wyatt

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Amite, La -- Jackson Prep knocked off the Yellowjackets of Oak Forest last Friday 57-7 in what was a key road win for the Patriots. Prep took no time to get themselves in the scoring column as they put up 36 points in the first 12 minutes of the game. Jerrion Ealy led the charge for the Patriots a...

Prep Football Preview: Oak Forest

Prep Football Preview: Oak Forest

By Bennett O'Quinn

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Amite, La-- On October 6, 2017, the Jackson Prep Patriots will travel to Louisiana to face off against the Oak Forest Yellowjackets. Coming off a big road win at Jackson Academy, Prep looks to continue their dominance late in the season. As for Oak Forest, they head into the game coming off of a tough ...

Prep Football Preview: Jackson Academy

Prep Football Preview: Jackson Academy

By Steven Wyatt

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Jackson, MS. -- Week six has arrived for the Patriots, and it’s a big one. The Patriots will travel down the road Friday to face crosstown rival Jackson Academy. The Jackson Academy Raiders will be looking to do something that they haven’t done since 2013, to beat the Patriots. Jackson Prep c...

Prep dominates PCS on the road 41-9

Prep dominates PCS on the road 41-9

By Stewart McCullough, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On September 22nd, Jackson Prep traveled down to Presbyterian Christian School in Hattiesburg, Mississippi for what seemed like one of the top show-downs of the year. A showdown that would feature the rematch of last year's South Division 4-A Semi-Final. Last year's game was a thriller that went down to the wire, but Prep emerged victorious as they made their way to the sch...

Prep Football Preview: Presbyterian Christian School

Prep Football Preview: Presbyterian Christian School

By Steve Wyatt, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Jackson Prep will face off versus Presbyterian Christian Friday in a critical road matchup for the Patriots. Prep comes into this game looking for a little revenge, seeing as the Bobcats were the Patriots lone loss last year. Game Overview: Time: 7 pm, Friday, September 22nd Location: Hattie...

Aqua Pats stay in their victory lane

Aqua Pats stay in their victory lane

By Preston Dubberly and Stewart McCullough

September 20, 2017


Filed under From The Archives, News, Photos, Sports, Uncategorized

The annual MAIS State swim meet was held on September 20th at the Lakeland Courthouse. Although, this year was the year for upsets. Dr. Nealey said, “This meet was a lot closer compared to previous meets.” Once you stepped into the Courthouse, you could feel the tension.  Goggles were flying off and swim caps squeezed the bra...

Football rolls past St. Joe 77-10

Football rolls past St. Joe 77-10

By Stewart McCullough, Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Jackson Prep faced off against St. Joseph Catholic School of Madison for the first time in 147 years on Friday, September 15th. The Bruins of St. Joe traveled down Lakeland Drive to take on an explosive Jackson Prep football team. From the beginning, it was obvious this would be a high scoring aff...

Prep Football Preview: St. Joseph Catholic School

Prep Football Preview: St. Joseph Catholic School

By Steven Wyatt

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Jackson Prep is coming up on a pivotal non-conference matchup Friday versus an explosive St. Joseph Bruins team. Prep and St. Joe are both coming off dominate week 4 victories versus Pillow and St. Andrews respectively. Last Friday, the Patriots beat the Mustangs of Pillow Academy 49-0 in a very ...

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