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Baseball regular season closing, playoffs to follow

Baseball regular season closing, playoffs to follow

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

With the spring weather in full swing and school coming to a close, the end of baseball season is getting closer each day. Gearing up for the playoffs which start next Tuesday, April 30th, the Varsity baseball team has been in full on go-mode for the past month. Rolling through their schedule and conference...

Young Athletes to Watch: Maddox Noe and Kelsey Clay

Kelsey making a defensive move at an opposing player during a Prep soccer game. Photo courtesy of Kelsey

By Russ Upton, Online Managing Editor

April 12, 2019

Maddox Noe Maddox Noe plays not one, but four sports:  football, basketball, baseball, and track. It is extremely rare to find an athlete that plays all these major, time-consuming sports, much less one who succeeds in them. He plays catcher in baseball, post in basketball, line in football, and ...

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

Pacer Officers and Cheer Captains say their final goodbyes to Prep community

By Maclain Kennedy

April 12, 2019

Pacer Captain: Alexis Simon After being a Pacer for three years, it’s hard to believe that it has finally come to an end. Each year brought special memories that I’ll never forget. I was fortunate enough to be Captain this year, and I wouldn’t have traded that for the world. I got to lead th...

Baseball looks to continue winning ways

Senior Bryson Weeks  mid-pitch during a game. Photo courtesy of Beverly Oden.

By Mason Nichols, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Prep’s baseball season is in full swing with spring’s warmer weather. With a record of 14 wins and 5 losses, the Patriots have rolled through their tough non-conference schedule. The team has played high-quality competition, facing four schools from the 6A public school classification. Although they l...

SPORTS OPINION: AAF is more than a sideshow football league

SPORTS OPINION: AAF is more than a sideshow football league

By Alex Gibbs, Copy Editor

March 4, 2019

When you think about watching pro football, you likely think of watching teams on fall Sunday afternoons such as the New Orleans Saints or Dallas Cowboys, teams led by household-name star players such as Drew Brees and Ezekiel Elliott that play in palaces, the Superdome and AT&T Stadium. Obviously...

The students take their teachers to school in student vs. faculty game

The students take their teachers to school in student vs. faculty game

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Flowood, MS -- The Jackson Prep student body spends all school year in the classroom with the teachers acting as their superiors, however, during activity period on Thursday they were given their one shot to show them up as they both participated in the annual student versus faculty basketball game....

Junior High Girls Basketball takes home the title

Junior High Girls Basketball takes home the title

By Charles Stephenson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

The Junior High Girls Basketball team took home the championship on February 16th. With a score of 32-29, the girls beat the MRA Patriots. The #1 seed Lady Patriots of Prep lead by head coach Michael McAnally beat out the #3 seed Lady Patriots of MRA lead. Due to being the #1 seed, Prep had a first ro...

Varsity basketball and soccer teams cheered at pep rally

Varsity basketball and soccer teams cheered at pep rally

By Will Fletcher, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

For the first time in Prep history, a joint pep rally celebrating the girls'/boys' varsity basketball teams and the boy's varsity soccer team was held on Tuesday, February 19. Spearheaded by the varsity cheerleaders, the pep rally took place during activity period and included all of the normal ameni...

Track season off to a sprinting start

On your mark...get set...

By Lauren Anne Smith, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

With spring just around the corner, athletes are ready to hit the ground running for track season. The coaches are just as excited for the season to begin as the students. Coach Rusty Burke and Coach Marcus Thompson both agreed that they are anticipating a state championship caliber season. The coaches also pr...

Who are these “Wise Guys”?

The group's logo, featuring the beaming face of Coach Wise.

By Ford Lange, Social Media Editor

February 8, 2019

Come to any home basketball game and behind the Prep bench you will find the Wise Guys. The Wise Guys are the leaders of the student section and often the loudest people in the gym. Named after the boys head coach Tim Wise, the Wise Guys can often be seen wearing red shirts with Coach Wise’s face on...

Three Patriots put pen to paper on National Signing Day

Peyton Greenwood, Jerrion Ealy, and Adam Norsworthy, ready to take their talents to the next level.

By Steven Wyatt and Stewart McCullough

February 7, 2019

Flowood, MS -- From national media outlets to the coaches and fans at Jackson Prep, February 6th has been a day in the back of everyone’s mind for quite some time now. On National Signing Day (NSD), three Prep stars made their decisions official in front of the entire student body and a whole host o...

Prep standout Jerrion Ealy decommits from Ole Miss

Prep senior Jerrion Ealy.

By Steven Wyatt, Sports Editor

January 9, 2019

Flowood, MS — The Ole Miss Rebels are less than a month out from signing day, and they are now short another piece of their class as two-sport All-American and Jackson Prep senior Jerrion Ealy announced Tuesday morning via his Twitter account (@ealy_1k) that he would be decommitting from the school. ...

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