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Equestrian Team Rides into Victory

Equestrian Team Rides into Victory

By Chatham Kennedy

March 1, 2016


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The Jackson Prep Equestrian Team kicked off their second season with a bang. The season started in November with a show in Birmingham, AL, the Southern Equestrian Challenge. The team left the show with ribbons piled high. The Senior High team came came in third and the Junior High team placed first....

Boys’ Soccer Team Secures Number Six

By Holman Buchanan and Ann Clardy Byrd

February 22, 2016


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This year the boys' soccer team made their way to the MAIS AAAA State Title game and came away with the win. The boys team defeated the MRA Patriots by a score of 4-0. This was the 6th straight championship for the Pats to win.  Throughout the game the boys stayed strong and played great defense....

Black Looks Back at Championship Season

By Forrest Smith

December 18, 2015


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Head Football Coach Ricky Black ended a undefeated season by bringing home the school’s 4th state championship in a row.  When asked how he felt going into this year’s season he responded by saying “We lost 90% of our offense, including a great tailback and quarterback along with lots of great...

Football Team Makes History with Fourth Straight Title

By Brendon McLeod

December 18, 2015


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This year in Jackson Prep football was another great year to say the least. The Patriots went 13-0 on the season, and completed a “4 peat.” The patriots dominated almost every game, if not every game they played this year. At first, there was a lot of uncertainty heading into the year. Last year’s...

2015 Regular-Season Football Game Recaps

By Nevin Wells

December 14, 2015


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Oak Forest: The first game Friday August 21, 2015 Non-Conference game Jackson Prep won over Oak Forest 17-7. The game was played at Oak Forest. The game started out as a dog fight and stayed a dog fight until the fourth quarter. Jackson Prep throughout the game was subbing quarterbacks ...

Football Continues Dominance Headed Into Championship

Football Continues Dominance Headed Into Championship

By Ellis Abdo

November 18, 2015


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The Jackson Prep football team is continuing their dominance as the championship game approaches. After an undefeated first half of the season, Prep improved their record to 6-0 after a 47-28 victory over Lamar. Freshman running back Jerrion Ealy had a monster game rushing 10 times for 222 yards...

Sports Opinion: NCAA Should Move Basketball Season Back

By RJ Green

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports

March Madness is a term that has stuck with basketball fans for a while. The NCAA basketball tournament is always full of shocking upsets and close games. It has always taken place in March, and it has fit really well in late March and early April. The timing of the end of the season is not the prob...

Girls’ Basketball: Shooting for Glory

Girls’ Basketball: Shooting for Glory

By Elliot Weill

November 5, 2015


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The girls’ basketball season is upon us and officially starts on November 10th. One could say the season really started weeks ago because they have already started practices everyday after school. The girls have been working hard for this upcoming season. The girls’ team is looking energetic, and ...

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

Volleyball Spikes to Third Place

By Lee Meena

November 5, 2015


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The Prep Varsity Volleyball team placed third in the MAIS tournament held on Thursday, October 8. The tournament was held at Belhaven University where Prep defeated Hartfield in the quarterfinals. Their season concluded in the semifinals where they were knocked off by Presbyterian Christian School, who w...

What Is Fantasy Football?

What Is Fantasy Football?

By Hays Dubberly

September 29, 2015


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Fantasy Football is an online game in which participants select imaginary teams from the players in the NFL and score points according to the actual performance of their players. It is an extremely fun way to play against your friends and possibly win some money too. Many Prep students participate i...

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

By Gracie McCraney and Patrick Phillips

September 23, 2015


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The 2015 MAIS swim meet was held at the Courthouse of Flowood on September 23rd. Prep won for the 42nd consecutive year. However, this year's victory was hard-won. Prep only came out on top by 13 points; in swim meet terms this is not a big difference. The reason for the close meet is Prep's newest...

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