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All MAIS spring sports cancelled

All MAIS spring sports cancelled

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

May 19, 2020

The world has undergone a number of radical changes over the last months. As part of the effort to combat COVID-19, people have been encouraged to practice self-distancing to prevent further spread of the virus. Without a way to continue athletic events while minimizing risk for both athletes and fans,...

A review of the 2020 NFL Free Agency

A review of the 2020 NFL Free Agency

By Jake Lange, Sports Editor

May 19, 2020

At least we have one sport sticking to schedule. The NFL free agency has been as exciting if not more than ever before. The greatest quarterback free agency period that has ever been was all it was billed up to be.  For starters, the greatest quarterback of all time left the greatest dynasty of ...

MLB’s plans to resume after COVID-19

MLB’s plans to resume after COVID-19

By Will Gibbs, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

As we all know, professional sports have all been put on a pause recently due to the coronavirus. Sports fans nationally are looking for any signs of positivity of when we might be able to watch sports again. Many people believe that Major League Baseball will be the first sport to resume play in the...

The Last Dance: a look inside the Chicago Bulls

The Last Dance: a look inside the Chicago Bulls

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

May 18, 2020

Highly regarded as the best basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan took the NBA by storm as a part of the legendary Chicago Bulls team of the 1990’s. As the team was planning to part ways with its head coach Phil Jackson after the ‘97-’98 season, the star studded Bulls lineup had one la...

A Season in Review: Boys’ Soccer

The team poses with the trophy after a hard fought game.

By John Henry Andress, Managing Editor

May 12, 2020

This year’s varsity boys’ soccer team had an incredible season, and they were able to finish it off with a state championship game that went into overtime against the JA Raiders. The Patriots won that game 2-0, with the goals being scored by senior Blake Painter and senior Preston Oden.  The s...

A Season in Review: Softball

A Season in Review: Softball

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

May 12, 2020

This school year didn’t end the way we wanted it to, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce about the good times. The year’s softball team was one of the best Prep has had, placing 3rd in the conference.  Coach Caton gave a recap on the season. The team had a very successful season, with...

A Season in Review: Cross Country

Photo by Lauren Anne Smith

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

May 12, 2020

The Cross Country team is one of the hardest working groups on the Jackson Prep campus. With summer training that began in June and ended just before school started, the team achieved a conditioning baseline well before their season. Once in school, the grind continues with three morning practices an...

Seasons in Review: 2019-2020

Pom-poms spell out Jackson Prep on the basketball court.

May 11, 2020

A series detailing seasons that finished before the coronavirus postponement.

A Season in Review: Boys’ Basketball

Junior Jaylen Bolden shoots a free throw at the MAIS tournament.

By Gavin Mullins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

With the boys' basketball season in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look back on their memorable 2019-2020 season. The team started out very strong, having earned a 10-1 record through the first eleven games. Two of those ten wins were against a very tough Hartfield Academy team. Prep won those ga...

PGA Tour makes plan to resume, cautiously

PGA Tour makes plan to resume, cautiously

By Will Gibbs, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has been very difficult for all people, especially die hard sports fans. Sports help people bond together and gives them a distraction from the real world. Without them, over the last month, many people have not had that distraction to go to when they just want to relax and ...

NFL teams raise eyebrows with new uniforms

NFL teams raise eyebrows with new uniforms

By Gavin Mullins

April 24, 2020

It’s one thing to play well, but wouldn’t you want to play well and look good at the same time? These five NFL teams certainly had that idea in mind when they designed their new jerseys for the 2020 season.  The Atlanta Falcons abandoned the classic style and took a jump into the future. The Falco...

2020 NFL Mock Draft

2020 NFL Mock Draft

By Jake Lange, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

It is officially 2020’s NFL draft day: the first-ever fully virtual draft. This is one of the hardest drafts to predict in recent memory thanks to COVID-19 and the depth of some already backloaded positions. Anyway, The Sentry is here to try and predict the 2020 NFL Draft. Cincinnati Bengals - Joe Burrow, QB...

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