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Week 5 football preview: Lamar School

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By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

Following their stellar homecoming performance against Adams County Christian School, the Jackson Prep Patriot football team is looking to continue their success against Lamar School. Now entering their fifth game, the team has established a three game winning streak. The key to their string of wins l...

Patriots ambush Adams County Christian

Braedon Mabry's opening kickoff

By Walker Poole, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

On Friday, September 13, the Jackson Prep football team defeated the Adams County Christian School Rebels with a score of 37-0. Prep’s offense rushed for a total of 144 yards. A highlight on the night was when Holmes Maley and J.C. Polk, two defensive leaders, forced a safety on a punt that was fu...

Young Athletes to Watch: Peyton Puckett & Bradley Carter

Young Athletes to Watch: Peyton Puckett & Bradley Carter

By Walker Poole, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Peyton Puckett: Peyton Puckett, an eighth-grader, plays not just one sport at Prep, but three. He thrives in football and basketball, and he is trying out for the eighth-grade baseball team. He plays running back and linebacker in football, power forward in basketball, and centerfield in baseball. ...

Football Preview: Oak Forest Academy

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By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

As the dust begins to settle from last week's game, anticipation builds for the Patriots’ conference opener against Oak Forest Academy. After a rough opening defeat at the hands of Heritage Academy, the team regained its footing in week two with a sound 48-0 victory over the Simpson Academy Cougar...

Patriots pummel Cougars 48-0

Prep vs. Simpson Academy

By Walker Poole, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

On August 30, the Jackson Prep football team had its first home appearance against the Simpson Academy Cougars at Patriot Field. The team knew they had to play hard after falling to Heritage Academy 24-15. The stands were packed to see how they would perform. Simpson fumbled the ball on the opening drive, ...

Jackson Prep v Simpson- Preview

Jackson Prep v Simpson- Preview

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

Flowood, MS- Jackson Prep will play their home opener on August 30, 2019 at Patriot Field in Flowood. The Patriots play the Simpson Academy Cougars after a tough loss to Heritage Academy.  Prep lost the 24-15 score game against Heritage in what was a somewhat close game for nearly 4 quarters in ...

Prep falls short in loss to Heritage Academy

Patriots get set for a play at Heritage Academy

By Mason Nichols, Sports Editor

August 26, 2019

On Friday, August 23, the Jackson Prep football team traveled to Columbus, Mississippi, to face the Heritage Academy Patriots. The squad loaded into two buses for the lengthy drive, carrying their gear and expectations. Being the first game of the season, questions abounded on how the new Prep team would perform. Muddy field conditions and we...

Coach’s Corner: Coach Burnett

Coach Burnett gets ready for an intense practice. Photo by Lauren Anne Smith.

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

August 23, 2019

The purpose of Coach's Corner is to a recurring article that will be featured in each issue for students and staff so that they can get to know the coaches of Prep. For the first issue of Coach's Corner, we will be getting to know Coach Burnett. Daniel Burnett is one of the youngest coaches in the MAIS and ha...

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

Now Matters Most: Varsity Football Preview

By Charles Stephenson, Sports Story

August 22, 2019

School starting again has students and athletes itching for football season, particularly the  varsity football team, which has its eyes on another state championship. As the Patriots have previously beaten the state record of six consecutive championships, the 2019 team looks to claim eight victori...

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

MS Sports Hall of Fame honors Coach Black

By Jake Lange, Staff Writer

August 9, 2019

Jackson Prep has had a highly successful football program for the past 20 years, producing winning teams year after year.  State title chases have become the expectation. The biggest constant during that time is head coach Ricky Black. Black’s sustained success has earned him a spot in the Mississi...

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

Girls’ lacrosse to be a reality at Prep

By Mara Liston, Video Editor

May 7, 2019

By popular demand, Prep finally agreed to create a girls’ lacrosse team. The team is open to girls from 6th to 12th grade. No lacrosse experience is required; to be a part of the team all you have to do is simply sign up. The girls are required to provide their own lacrosse stick, molded mouthguard,...

Greatest comeback in sports history – the Masters 2019

Greatest comeback in sports history - the Masters 2019

By Stewart McCullough, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

Would you believe me if I said that the greatest comeback in sports history would begin in the Summer of 2008 and conclude in the rolling hills of Augusta, Georgia, 11 years later? Would you believe me if I said that Tiger Woods, after all the adversity and disappointment, would slip on the coveted green...

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