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What Is Fantasy Football?

What Is Fantasy Football?

By Hays Dubberly

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Fantasy Football is an online game in which participants select imaginary teams from the players in the NFL and score points according to the actual performance of their players. It is an extremely fun way to play against your friends and possibly win some money too. Many Prep students participate i...

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

Prep Swimmers Win Again: 42 in a Row!

By Gracie McCraney and Patrick Phillips

September 23, 2015


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The 2015 MAIS swim meet was held at the Courthouse of Flowood on September 23rd. Prep won for the 42nd consecutive year. However, this year's victory was hard-won. Prep only came out on top by 13 points; in swim meet terms this is not a big difference. The reason for the close meet is Prep's newest...

Prep Defeats Cathedral in Season’s First Home Game

Prep Defeats Cathedral in Season’s First Home Game

By RJ Green, Ellis Abdo, and Brendon McLeod

September 8, 2015


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On Friday, September 4, Prep overcame the doubts of the media when they took down Cathedral 49-17. Jackson Prep senior leader and defensive back Graham Eklund led the Patriot defense with two interceptions which were both returned for touchdowns. Junior Jacob Crawley led the Patriots' offense wit...

Basketball Team Serves in Guatemala

Basketball Team Serves in Guatemala

By Paul Andress

August 21, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

This summer the seniors and juniors on the basketball team went on the annual basketball mission trip to Guatemala. The trip was led by Coach Chris Moore, Coach Andrew Mitchell, Coach Paul Fryant, and Allen Banks. The main goals of this trip were to share the Gospel, to serve the people there...

Prep Searching for “4 Peat”

Prep Searching for “4 Peat”

By Haynes Horsley

August 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

This year’s football season is special for many different reasons. First off, the Jackson Prep football team is trying to achieve the first ever four-peat in Prep history. The team will have to replace a very talented 2015 class in order to achieve this goal. Prep lost eight starters on offense...

Alex Russell Signs with Union University

Alex Russell Signs with Union University

By John Keeler

April 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, April 21, Alex Russell made Prep Cross Country history by signing a letter of intent to Union University.  Union is a private Christian school in Jackson, Tennessee. Alex is the first Prep student, according to Coach Malcolm Saxon, to sign a scholarship for Cross Country. This year Alex...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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