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Preston Jones

Preston Jones, Senior Writer


What do you enjoy most about being a reporter for the Panther Press: That I am able to give people in the student body a voice.

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite quote, or words to live by: "Your legacy is being written by yourself. Make the right decisions." - by Gary Vaynerchuk

Favorite Food: Goldfish

Three words to describe Preston: Passionate, impatient and enthusiastic

Favorite Hobby: Golf

Favorite Class (besides Journalism): Golf

Social Media Handle: preston_kj

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This NFT of Homer Simpson and Pepe the Frog sold for $320 thousand earlier this year. The picture is a one-of-kind which helps to explain the price tag. The card seller was Peter Kell and the maker is Matt Furie.

Confusion Behind NFT’s

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
April 28, 2021
Klein Oak celebrates their nail biting third round victory against Cypress Springs. The Lady Panthers would go onto the fourth round to face Duncanville.

Forging a Dynasty

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
March 22, 2021

Football Season Recap in Photos

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
January 30, 2021
Coach Glenn and company celebrate their round one playoff win against Cypress Ranch Mustangs, 30-6.


Preston Jones, Senior Writer
December 17, 2020
Senior Troy Smith is Oaks return specialist. Oak was great on both the defensive and offensive side of the ball and the special teams reciprocated that whenever they had to go on the field.

Demolishing One Rival at a Time

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
December 7, 2020
Junior Gannon Tullos tackles the Golden Eagle running back for a small loss, the Panthers defense was electric and only allowed one score from Klein Forest.

Oak Claims First Victory

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
October 23, 2020
Trials and Tribulations

Trials and Tribulations

Preston Jones, Senior Writer
October 6, 2020
On the last day of school before spring break which ultimately turned into the last day of classes on campus, football players like junior Nathan Grychka were maxing out in the weight room. Spring sports ended almost as soon as they started and footballs spring game was cancelled.

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
April 22, 2020
Goal posts and other training equipment sit idle at the Seattle Seahawks NFL football practice facility and headquarters Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Renton, Wash. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has instructed all 32 teams to close their facilities to all but a select few employees as a safeguard against the new coronavirus. Now the teams plan to complete the 2020 NFL Draft virtually for three days starting Thursday, April 23.

A New Era for Football

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
April 10, 2020
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid holds the Superbowl 54 trophy. This is Reids first Superbowl win in his 20 years as an NFL head coach.

Chiefs Clinch Superbowl Dub

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
February 5, 2020
Junior Josie Brewer and her teacher, Susan Roberts, celebrate Brewers victory in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo art competition.

Scholarship Sculpting

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
January 30, 2020
Celebrating their first place win at the Waller Varsity Classic, Klein Oak Junior Varsity members gather for a team picture.

Kickin’ It

Preston Jones, Staff Writer
January 13, 2020
Leaping up to catch the ball before the Woodlands middle linebacker Blane Corekin can make a play, senior Dwight McGlothern snags the ball for a first down. The Panthers plan to overpower the Generals defense tomorrow as they did in other games throughout the season to bring home a first round playoff win. According to MaxPreps, McGlothern is on record for 1085 yards so far this season with help from the arm of quarterback Montrell Bolton and the beefy Panther O-Line.

It’s Playoff Time!

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
November 15, 2019
The Panthers took the field against the College Park Cavaliers to take home their sixth straight win of the season in a 9-7 victory.  Now they face the Klein Cain Hurricanes tonight in the final district game before playoffs.

Hurricane Season Over

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
November 7, 2019
The Panthers run out of spirit alley to play against their biggest rival, the Klein Collins Tigers. Oak came out victorious against the Tigers for the first time in nearly a decade.

Oak Overthrows District Titan

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
October 10, 2019
Coach Glenn hypes his players up after a huge win against the 17th team in the state. Oak took home an impressive 21-10 victory over the Woodlands last week.

Panthers Dethrone Highlanders

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
October 4, 2019
The Panthers rush to the field in their new gold uniforms for the first time to face the Klein High Bearkats. Photo by Shaylee Majors

Oak Falls to Rival

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
September 27, 2019
Junior Clay Habermacher and senior Dreydon Hall make a big hit on the Lobos wide receiver. The Panther defense dominated all night by not letting Langham find the endzone once.

Panthers Topple Lobos

Preston Jones, Senior Reporter
September 11, 2019
Beginning Fall 2019, Klein Oak introduces Saturday School as a possible consequence for tardiness to class.

School on Saturday

Preston Jones, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2019
Preparing in the offseason in hopes of continuing the winning tradition next fall, Troy Smith, Montrell Bolton, and Charles
Garrett are expected to lead the charge for the Panthers. Head Coach Jason Glenn and the rest of the coaching staff are positive the team will bring their A game to district play and to the classroom.

Spring Game

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
May 20, 2019
As students prepare for a week of fun in the sun for Spring Break, teachers of core classes prepare for the upcoming STAAR testing months. If some Texas state lawmakers have their way, the STAAR test may be gone by next school year.

STAAR Debate Heats Up

Preston Jones, Sports Writer
March 6, 2019
Senior Tristian Kelsey, and freshman Nikesh Nair walk on the 17th green at Augusta Pines Golf Course to judge where their puts will go.

Golf Teeing Off Again

Preston Jones, Sports Writer
January 29, 2019
The players and fans entered Kyle Field with the anticipation of an exciting game of football. The team tried to keep their emotions in check and continue pre-game routines as normal. Before running out through the Panther head, the players get psyched and pass under the sign reminding them to Oak Em!

The Battle of Midway

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
December 14, 2018
With a hard-fought battle under their belts, junior running back Kendal Taylor hoists up the victory cup as other players like senior tackle Kelvin Scott celebrate. Taylor scored six touchdowns to help edge out the Round Rock Dragons and advance the Panthers to Round 3 against Waco Midway on Sat., Dec. 1. Taylor was also named Boys Athlete of the Week by the Houston Chronicle for his outstanding efforts.

Panthers Tame Dragons

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
November 27, 2018
#3 Tyler Hudson runs the ball 50 plus yards for the Panthers first touchdown. Oak went on to win 14-13 and advance to the first round of playoffs.

Panthers Clinch Playoff Birth

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
October 30, 2018
With eyes on the prize, senior wide-receiver Tyler Hudson snags a pass for a first down.

War Against Eagles

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
October 22, 2018
Junior running back Kendal Taylor sprints past the Klein Forest defense for a first down.

One Loss Leads to One Big Win

Preston Jones, Sports Reporter
October 12, 2018
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