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Duncan Gets to 500

Duncan Gets to 500

February 6, 2015


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On Thursday, February 5,  Jackson Prep soccer coach Jon Marcus Duncan reached 500 wins for his career. Duncan has coached the boys and girls teams at Jackson Prep for 15 years.  This milestone was met in a game against Madison-Ridgeland Academy.  Prep defeated them with a score of 2-0.   ...

Starting Strong

Starting Strong

January 28, 2015


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Prep's starting five introduced before Prep's 67-61 boys' basketball victory over East Rankin Academy. (The girls also won, 51-31.) Video by Ross Carter.

Goal!

Goal!

January 28, 2015


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Sophomore Hunter Patterson scoring an impressive 45-yard shot against East Rankin Academy in Tuesday's 14-0 Prep victory. Video by Ross Carter.

Powder Puff Entertains Once Again

December 17, 2014


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This year's powder puff tournament ended almost exactly like last year’s, with the class of 2016 coming away with a victory. The Junior girls showed that they are starting a dynasty in the powder puff world. They started with a convincing win over the sophomores who looked very new to the g...

SPORTS OPINION: UAB Football Shutdown Hits Fans, Players

December 15, 2014


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College football has had an outstanding year thus far. Including the first year of the College Football Playoff, to incredible plays, and feel good stories on and off the field. But there is one negative aspect that has recently been brought to the attention of the public: football costs money to...

TV REVIEW: The Paul Finebaum Show

TV REVIEW: The Paul Finebaum Show

December 15, 2014


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Since early August, the talk of SEC Sports fans has been about the brand new SEC Network. The SEC Network is a first year TV channel and network fully dedicated, twenty-four hours and seven days a week, to SEC sports. It has been a huge hit not only in the south, but it has also nationwide. One of t...

Players Celebrated at Football Awards

Players Celebrated at Football Awards

December 8, 2014


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The 2014 Jackson Prep football season was capped off by the football awards ceremony on the evening of December 2. After a highlight video and a message from Mr. David Wilbanks, father of fallen teammate Walker Wilbanks, the year's awards were given. The team MVP went to Ian McGraw, while Gen...

CHAMPIONS!

CHAMPIONS!

November 21, 2014


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More pictures and story to come! ...

Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

November 12, 2014


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On November 12th, at Jackson Prep history was made.  Five seniors signed their letter of intent to NCAA Division I schools.  With a great turnout for this event, the signing had to be moved from the Carlisle Room to Lindsey Hall due to the number of people that came to support these student-athletes. After...

Lady Patriots Soccer Team are Back to Back Champions

Lady Patriots Soccer Team are Back to Back Champions

November 10, 2014


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The Lady Patriots soccer team capped off a phenomenal year by winning the State Championship for the second year in a row. The team broke the record of most wins in a season at Prep with a record of 20 wins. The team beat Starkville Academy and Presbyterian Christian School in the playoffs on their...

Boys’ Cross Country Wins State Championship 3rd Years in a Row

Boys’ Cross Country Wins State Championship 3rd Years in a Row

October 28, 2014


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The Jackson Prep Cross Country boys team has placed first in the state.  The team beat close rival PCS 44 points to 59.  Seniors Brad Cheek, Alex Russell, and Ian Payne all placed in the top ten at 2nd, 3rd, and 10th place respectively.  Rhodes Skelton and Stewart Grady placed in 13th and 16th respe...

Patriots 7-2 as Playoffs Near

Patriots 7-2 as Playoffs Near

October 20, 2014


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This year's Jackson Prep football team is going for their third straight state championship.  With a 7-2 record the team is well on their way to another successful run. This year will be like no other. The team is playing for something much bigger than another state championship. After the first...

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