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Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Story

August 22, 2019

School starting again has students and athletes itching for football season, particularly the  varsity football team, which has its eyes on another state championship. As the Patriots have previously beaten the state record of six consecutive championships, the 2019 team looks to claim eight victori...

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

By Jake Lange, Staff Writer

August 9, 2019

Jackson Prep has had a highly successful football program for the past 20 years, producing winning teams year after year.  State title chases have become the expectation. The biggest constant during that time is head coach Ricky Black. Black’s sustained success has earned him a spot in the Mississi...

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

By Mara Liston, Video Editor

May 7, 2019

By popular demand, Prep finally agreed to create a girls’ lacrosse team. The team is open to girls from 6th to 12th grade. No lacrosse experience is required; to be a part of the team all you have to do is simply sign up. The girls are required to provide their own lacrosse stick, molded mouthguard,...

Greatest comeback in sports history – the Masters 2019

Greatest comeback in sports history – the Masters 2019

By Stewart McCullough, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

Would you believe me if I said that the greatest comeback in sports history would begin in the Summer of 2008 and conclude in the rolling hills of Augusta, Georgia, 11 years later? Would you believe me if I said that Tiger Woods, after all the adversity and disappointment, would slip on the coveted green...

Baseball regular season closing, playoffs to follow

Baseball regular season closing, playoffs to follow

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

With the spring weather in full swing and school coming to a close, the end of baseball season is getting closer each day. Gearing up for the playoffs which start next Tuesday, April 30th, the Varsity baseball team has been in full on go-mode for the past month. Rolling through their schedule and conference...

Young Athletes to Watch: Maddox Noe and Kelsey Clay

Young Athletes to Watch: Maddox Noe and Kelsey Clay

By Russ Upton, Online Managing Editor

April 12, 2019

Maddox Noe Maddox Noe plays not one, but four sports:  football, basketball, baseball, and track. It is extremely rare to find an athlete that plays all these major, time-consuming sports, much less one who succeeds in them. He plays catcher in baseball, post in basketball, line in football, and ...

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

By Maclain Kennedy

April 12, 2019

Pacer Captain: Alexis Simon After being a Pacer for three years, it’s hard to believe that it has finally come to an end. Each year brought special memories that I’ll never forget. I was fortunate enough to be Captain this year, and I wouldn’t have traded that for the world. I got to lead th...

Baseball looks to continue winning ways

Baseball looks to continue winning ways

By Mason Nichols, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Prep’s baseball season is in full swing with spring’s warmer weather. With a record of 14 wins and 5 losses, the Patriots have rolled through their tough non-conference schedule. The team has played high-quality competition, facing four schools from the 6A public school classification. Although they l...

SPORTS OPINION: AAF is more than a sideshow football league

SPORTS OPINION: AAF is more than a sideshow football league

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

March 4, 2019

When you think about watching pro football, you likely think of watching teams on fall Sunday afternoons such as the New Orleans Saints or Dallas Cowboys, teams led by household-name star players such as Drew Brees and Ezekiel Elliott that play in palaces, the Superdome and AT&T Stadium. Obviously...

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....

Junior High Girls Basketball takes home the title

Junior High Girls Basketball takes home the title

By Charles Stephenson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

The Junior High Girls Basketball team took home the championship on February 16th. With a score of 32-29, the girls beat the MRA Patriots. The #1 seed Lady Patriots of Prep lead by head coach Michael McAnally beat out the #3 seed Lady Patriots of MRA lead. Due to being the #1 seed, Prep had a first ro...

Varsity basketball and soccer teams cheered at pep rally

Varsity basketball and soccer teams cheered at pep rally

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

For the first time in Prep history, a joint pep rally celebrating the girls'/boys' varsity basketball teams and the boy's varsity soccer team was held on Tuesday, February 19. Spearheaded by the varsity cheerleaders, the pep rally took place during activity period and included all of the normal ameni...

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