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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...

A Season in Review: Varsity Volleyball

Senior Julia Zouboukos shares some wisdom with Sophomore Meg Branning.

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

The Jackson Prep Varsity Volleyball team finished a stellar 2020 season with a third-place finish at the MAIS State Tournament. The successful season came in the first year of Head Coach Shelby Grace May’s tenure. Leadership was certainly not an issue for Patriots, as seniors Julia Zouboukos, Carol ...

Virtual NFL Draft set to take place on April 23-25

Virtual NFL Draft set to take place on April 23-25

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

          From April 23 to 25, the best of the best college football players are planned to be drafted by the NFL to continue their childhood dreams of becoming professional stars. Originally planned to be hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, the NFL Draft was set to hold thousands of fans in attendance...

A Season in Review: Senior High Football

A Season in Review: Senior High Football

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2020

The 2019 Jackson Prep football team was very dominant throughout the season, as they made it to the championship yet again. Starting off with a tough loss to Heritage Academy, the Patriots came back to continue the season with a seven-game winning streak. After the fall to Heritage, Prep hosted Simpso...

A Season in Review: Girls’ Soccer

Olivia Sasser receives the  ball from a teammate.

By Sarah Cory, Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

The Jackson Prep girls’ soccer season was very successful, ending with the MAIS State Championship being brought back home. Coming into the year, the Patriots' rivals Jackson Academy were the reigning champions. The season started off strong, with the team going undefeated in one of their two tou...

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