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Why We Love the Madness

Why We Love the Madness

By Paul Andress

April 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Over the course of March, people have been keeping up with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. There are many reasons why people love the NCAA Tournament, which is more commonly known as March Madness. March Madness embodies everything we as fans love about sports. It has the upsets, the favorites...

Baseball Justifying Their Rank

By John Keeler

April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Jackson Prep Varsity team has been on a excellent run, starting the season with a great record. The group has played in two round robin tournaments and showed why they received a number 16 ranking from the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s national poll. They first played in the Capital City Shootout...

Young Athletes To Watch

Young Athletes To Watch

By John Keeler

April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

Madison Klein Only in 8th grade now, Madison Klein is looking to be a key factor on the Varsity girls’ basketball squad next season.  Playing up is no new thing to her.  She played as an 8th grader on the Junior High team which is composed of all 9th graders. Not only was she on the team, she s...

Fifth Championship for Soccer Team

Fifth Championship for Soccer Team

February 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, Feb. 21, Jackson Prep's boys' soccer team won the fifth state championship in a row. This is the first time that five consecutive state championships have been won by any school in MAIS history in soccer. The team played MRA in the championship and started off the game with a qui...

Prep Grad To Play Professional Softball In Italy

Prep Grad To Play Professional Softball In Italy

February 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

On March 17th Meredith Owen will travel to Italy to play softball for an Italian team. Owen is a Prep alum and played for our softball team which won the championship her senior year. After high school she played for Stetson University and won All-American in 2014. With a great final record, she was recruited to play...

Duncan Gets to 500

Duncan Gets to 500

February 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Thursday, February 5,  Jackson Prep soccer coach Jon Marcus Duncan reached 500 wins for his career. Duncan has coached the boys and girls teams at Jackson Prep for 15 years.  This milestone was met in a game against Madison-Ridgeland Academy.  Prep defeated them with a score of 2-0.   ...

Starting Strong

Starting Strong

January 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Video

Prep's starting five introduced before Prep's 67-61 boys' basketball victory over East Rankin Academy. (The girls also won, 51-31.) Video by Ross Carter.

Goal!

Goal!

January 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Video

Sophomore Hunter Patterson scoring an impressive 45-yard shot against East Rankin Academy in Tuesday's 14-0 Prep victory. Video by Ross Carter.

Powder Puff Entertains Once Again

December 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

This year's powder puff tournament ended almost exactly like last year’s, with the class of 2016 coming away with a victory. The Junior girls showed that they are starting a dynasty in the powder puff world. They started with a convincing win over the sophomores who looked very new to the g...

SPORTS OPINION: UAB Football Shutdown Hits Fans, Players

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Sports

College football has had an outstanding year thus far. Including the first year of the College Football Playoff, to incredible plays, and feel good stories on and off the field. But there is one negative aspect that has recently been brought to the attention of the public: football costs money to...

TV REVIEW: The Paul Finebaum Show

TV REVIEW: The Paul Finebaum Show

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Since early August, the talk of SEC Sports fans has been about the brand new SEC Network. The SEC Network is a first year TV channel and network fully dedicated, twenty-four hours and seven days a week, to SEC sports. It has been a huge hit not only in the south, but it has also nationwide. One of t...

Players Celebrated at Football Awards

Players Celebrated at Football Awards

December 8, 2014


Filed under Sports

The 2014 Jackson Prep football season was capped off by the football awards ceremony on the evening of December 2. After a highlight video and a message from Mr. David Wilbanks, father of fallen teammate Walker Wilbanks, the year's awards were given. The team MVP went to Ian McGraw, while Gen...

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