The Sentry

A North Jackson showdown goes south

Riley Maddox shares the play call with the rest of the offense.
November 16, 2020

The first football game of November brought a familiar opponent to Flowood: the Jackson Academy Raiders. The Patriots hoped to protect their home turf against their cross-town rival for the second...

Young Athletes to Watch: Moore and Caton

Young Athletes to Watch: Moore and Caton
From Issue 3
November 5, 2020

Lytle Moore Freshman tennis player Lytle Moore began playing tennis when he was six years old. He became a part of the Jackson Prep tennis team in seventh grade and has played a lot more singles than...

Softball finishes successful season at second

Kayleigh Canoy steps up to bat in the championship series versus Parklane. Photo courtesy of Kayleigh Canoy
From Issue 3
November 5, 2020

Prep’s softball concluded their season on September 26 in the state championship game. The varsity team came in second place to Parklane to conclude their season, finishing with a record of 19-15-1....

Net gains for volleyball

Jane Ann Sumrall prepares for a return. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Burrow
From Issue 3
November 4, 2020

Jackson Prep Volleyball has recently completed one of the most successful seasons in Prep Volleyball history. Led by Coach Shelby Grace Mays and seniors Rebecca Burrow and Julia Sumrall, the team finished...

Coach’s Corner: Coach Eklund

Coach Eklund celebrates with Drew Laird (Senior) after a successful defensive drive. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Mooneyham
From Issue 3
November 4, 2020

Graham Eklund has only been teaching at Jackson Prep for a short period of time, but has become well known on the field and in the classroom. He is one of the coaches for the Varsity Football team and...

A monarch, a monsoon, a milestone: Black collects 400th win amidst chaotic evening

The Patriots are accompanied by smoke and balloons as they run onto the field.
October 25, 2020

Friday was a busy night at Jackson Prep. The Patriot football team welcomed the familiar Parklane Academy Pioneers to Flowood with more on the line than the usual conference win. The 23rd marked Coach...

XC boys bring home the gold

XC boys bring home the gold
October 21, 2020

The cross country team reached the end of their season on October 20th, with the MAIS state meet held at Choctaw Trails. The varsity boys took home the gold by winning the championship with a...

Patriot-on-Patriot brawl: MRA beats Prep 50-24

Riley Maddox drops back to pass as John Kennedy Nowell keeps the pocket clear. Photo by Lily Flowers
October 19, 2020

On the sixteenth, the Jackson Prep Patriot Football loaded onto buses and headed to Madison-Ridgeland Academy to take on an all-too-familiar opponent. The dueling Patriots have established quite the rivalry...

Patriots wash out Washington in 42-0 victory

Sam McMullan rushes towards the endzone to extend the Patriots lead. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Mooneyham
October 13, 2020

On Friday, October 9th, the Patriots hosted the Washington Generals from Greenville for a quick matchup before the rough weather of Hurricane Delta would interfere with the game. Kickoff was moved to 5:30...

Young Athletes To Watch: Griffin and Moak

Young Athletes To Watch: Griffin and Moak
From Issue 2
October 8, 2020

Konnor Griffin Konnor Griffin, an 8th grade baseball player at Jackson Prep, recently attended the Perfect Game Select Fest event September 4-6. This event is exclusive to only the top 13 and 14...

Jackson Prep beats rival Jackson Academy 30-10

Jeffery Ince receives a pass from Riley Maddox. Photo by Lily Flowers
October 4, 2020

Ok, let’s set the scene. It is a clear Friday in Flowood and there are two teams foaming at the mouth in either endzone of Patriot Field. One team dons bright royal blue jerseys, their background accented...

Jackson Prep drops first game to Taylorsville

Matt Jones scans the field from behind his Oakley visor. Photo courtesy of Beverly Oden
September 27, 2020

On Friday night, the Jackson Prep Patriots played their fourth game of the young 2020 season in Taylorsville, Mississippi. The hometown Tartars were patiently waiting to combat the Patriots’ charge,...

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