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Who Dat: Saints stand tall despite Brees’ injury

Who Dat: Saints stand tall despite Brees' injury

By Haddon McLeod, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The NFL season is in full swing, and the New Orleans Saints look to be top Super Bowl contentenders. The Saints beat the Texans in the opening week 30-28. They then went to face the Los Angeles Rams on the road. Quarterback Drew Brees dropped back and defensive linemen Aaron Donald’s hand hit his...

Patriots outlast Pioneers 31-28

Quarterback Riley Maddox looks for a receiver downfield.

By Mason Nichols and Jake Lange

October 30, 2019

On October 25, the Jackson Prep Patriots made the drive down I-55 to play the Parklane Pioneers in Mccomb. This game was considered by many a trap game for the Patriots, due to the treacherous weather conditions that had left the already muddy grass field in puddles. Prep entered the game with a re...

Prep falls short of MRA 34-22

Jake Lange winds up for a long pass.

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

On October 18, Madison-Ridgeland Academy came to Flowood to face Jackson Prep in a clash of metropolitan-area rivals. The game, which was a rematch of last year’s championship, pitted MRA’s highly productive offense against Prep’s traditionally stout defense. Surprisingly, the first qua...

Soccer girls bring home championship

Senior Cassidy Zummallen headed down the field to score a goal against PCS in the semifinals.

By Sarah Cory, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

After 4 years, the girls’ soccer championship trophy is officially back home. The girls’ soccer season came to a close Saturday, October 5th,  when the Jackson Prep team beat JA 2-1 in the State Championship. JA has been on top the last several years but no longer do they remain the champions. I...

Patriots beat rival Raiders 28-17

Patriots beat rival Raiders 28-17

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

On Friday, October 4th, the Patriots took on the JA Raiders away at Jackson Academy. "The Brickyard" as many call it, was a slight disadvantage for Prep. With the help of the loud, supporting students of Prep, the visitor stands were packed in tight for the rival showdown. Matt Jones helped the Patriots ...

Patriots trounce Taylorsville 28-0

Matt Jones sprints for a 42-yard touchdown run

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Jackson Prep football team played like they had something to prove. On Friday, September 27, the Patriots faced the mighty Taylorsville Tartars at home. The week prior to the game was filled with skepticism about whether or not they could defeat the Tartars. As predictions piled up, most of whic...

Week 6 football preview: Taylorsville


By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

In their fifth game of the year, the Jackson Prep football team defeated Lamar School 39-14 in Meridian. Now standing at a record of 4-1, the Patriots are setting their sights on their upcoming matchup with the Taylorsville Tartars. Being the first public school team the Patriots will see this season, ...

Patriots beat Lamar School Raiders 39-14

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

On September 25th, the Patriots traveled east to Meridian to face the Lamar School Raiders. The Raiders were 4-1 going into the game, as the Patriots were 3-1.  Lamar School dominated the first drive of the game and got points on the board first. With a 0-7 deficit, the Patriots came back with a ...

Crossing the finish line: Cross Country

Photo by Lauren Anne Smith

By Olivia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2019

The Jackson Prep Cross Country team made its first showing at the Jackson Prep home meet on Monday, September 9th.  The teams ran around the Jackson Prep campus instead of heading to Choctaw Trails, where most of the cross country meets are held.  This home meet was supposed to be the team’s second meet, but the JA invitat...

St. Aloysius dampens Prep’s championship hopes

Underneath the dome at the MAIS swim meet at the Lakeland Courthouse.

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

The Jackson Prep swim team, led by head coach Dr. Luke Nealey and assistant coach Ms. Amy Wiandt, competed in the state swim meet on Wednesday, September 18th, at the Lakeland Courthouse. Prep has a long history of success in the event, winning first place every year since the meet started. The s...

Intramural sports return to Prep by demand of the student body president

Rendering by Alex Roberson

By Russ Upton and Ainsley O'Quinn

September 23, 2019

This year, student body president Alex Stradinger has brought intramural sports back to Prep. As part of his campaign for president, Alex promised intramural sports for the student body, and he delivered. Students voted for which intramural sports they wanted, and six were chosen: Volleyball, Paintbal...

Jerrion Ealy breaks freshmen record at Ole Miss

#9 Jerrion Ealy takes his place on the University of Mississippi team.

By Mason Nichols and Charles Stephenson

September 20, 2019

2019 Prep alumnus Jerrion Ealy is fitting right in at Ole Miss. After a more-than-stellar high school career, Ealy committed to the university on national television to play baseball and football. Although he has not yet appeared on the diamond, the do-it-all running back is making his presence felt...

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