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BULLS 1998 CHAMPIONSHIP CAPS OFF THEIR ‘LAST DANCE’

Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson pictured in 1997.

Cameron Sullivan, Executive Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

“I’m back,” were the only words Michael Jordan said when he came out of retirement for the end of the 1995 season. Episodes seven and eight of “The Last Dance” focused heavily on Jordan’s first retirement, his baseball career, his father’s death, the 1996 Bulls’ record setting year an...

GIRLS’ SOCCER PROGRAM FORMS BONDS ACROSS TEAMS, GRADES

Billy Buelow, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

“The only story this year is COVID-19.” This statement is surely echoing through the heads of all athletes that will get no spring season to look forward to, no matter what age or what sport. For Prospect’s girls’ soccer team, the thing they might most miss is the possibilities this particul...

DREAM TEAM, GAMBLING HEADLINE LATEST “LAST DANCE” EPISODES

DREAM TEAM, GAMBLING HEADLINE LATEST

Cameron Sullivan, Executive Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

Episode five of “The Last Dance” starts off with the 1998 All-Star game, one of Michael Jordan’s last and the next big thing’s first: Kobe Bryant. Bryant was quoted in the documentary as saying the Lakers don’t win five championships if it wasn’t for Jordan. I thought this was interesting ...

SENIOR ATHLETIC AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT VIRTUALLY

The U is pictured at a football game.

April 30, 2020

4-year, 3-sport athletes Jo Neuhalfen (tennis, basketball and badminton) Ellen Sherwood (volleyball, basketball and track) Ryan Traviola (football, wrestling and baseball)   Loyalty Award Ellen Sherwoord (volleyball, basketball and track) Erik Snell (cross country and track)   Knightship Aw...

TERRA RINGO NAMED GIRLS’ LACROSSE HEAD COACH

TERRA RINGO NAMED GIRLS' LACROSSE HEAD COACH

Rick Lytle, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2020

Lacrosse is often cited as one of the fastest growing sports in America, and Prospect has joined the upward trend. Earlier this year, District 214 announced the addition of boys’ and girls’ lacrosse starting in the 2020-21 school year. With new teams come new coaches, and Terra Ringo will be the ...

JOE BATTAGLIA NAMED FIRST BOYS’ LACROSSE HEAD COACH

JOE BATTAGLIA NAMED FIRST BOYS' LACROSSE HEAD COACH

Cameron Sullivan, Executive Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

District 214 will be gaining two new sports in the spring of 2020-2021: boys’ and girls’ lacrosse. And, as with all new sports, new coaches are needed as well. Former Hinsdale Central boys’ lacrosse coach Joe Battaglia will be suiting up as the boys’ lacrosse coach here at Prospect. Battagli...

FIRST EPISODES OF JORDAN DOCUSERIES A SUCCESS

FIRST EPISODES OF JORDAN DOCUSERIES A SUCCESS

Cameron Sullivan, Executive Sports Editor

April 27, 2020

If you are a sports fan, like me, then these past few weeks have been pretty boring with no MLB, NHL or NBA. Thankfully, ESPN moved up the airing of “The Last Dance”, the documentary about Michael Jordan and the 90’s Bulls, to April 19. Episodes one and two were released then and more recently...

KNIGHTS’ TRIBUNE SERIES: SENIOR SOFTBALL PLAYER THERESA SHERIDAN

KNIGHTS' TRIBUNE SERIES: SENIOR SOFTBALL PLAYER THERESA SHERIDAN

Theresa Sheridan, Guest Writer

April 8, 2020

I’m a senior at Prospect. I’ve played softball on a team since I was eight, but I fell in love with the sport as soon as I could comprehend what it was. My dad played baseball and my mom played softball as kids. They both played in a recreation league in the summer until I was five, so my cousins...

KNIGHTS’ TRIBUNE SERIES: SENIOR WATER POLO PLAYER CAITLIN BROZ

KNIGHTS' TRIBUNE SERIES: SENIOR WATER POLO PLAYER CAITLIN BROZ

Caitlin Broz, Guest Writer

April 8, 2020

I am a senior here at Prospect. I’ve been playing water polo for the past six years. Throughout high school, my life has pretty much revolved around water polo. Every year, I play for an off-season club called NIPC, which is run by Stevenson High School. I’m on the road an hour a night to make it...

KNIGHTS’ TRIBUNE SERIES: SOPHOMORE TRACK AND FIELD RUNNER TJ GARLAND

KNIGHTS' TRIBUNE SERIES: SOPHOMORE TRACK AND FIELD RUNNER TJ GARLAND

TJ Garland, Guest Writer

April 8, 2020

I am a sophomore distance runner and varsity track athlete. I have been in track and field since fifth grade, starting at St. Raymond School. The preseason of a distance runner is a long and brutal process before we are able to compete at a high level. Our preseason occurs over winter, and we usually go ...

GIRLS’ BADMINTON FOLLOWS LEADERSHIP OF STATE-WINNING COACH

GIRLS' BADMINTON FOLLOWS LEADERSHIP OF STATE-WINNING COACH

Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Badminton coach Lindsay Gibbel looked onto the court in May of 2007; it was the state championship.  Her opponent was Karshima Kollipara from Hinsdale Central, who had not yet lost a match; Kollipara was 99-0. She was a two time state champion and looking for more. Gibbel had already faced Kolli...

Rivals Special Edition: Prospect reacts to Astros cheating scandal

Rivals Special Edition: Prospect reacts to Astros cheating scandal

April 7, 2020

The Rivals podcast sits down with Prospect head baseball coach Ross Giusti and varsity catcher Adam Ryerson to get their perspectives on the recent Astros cheating scandal, as well as their feelings on sign stealing in baseball.   ...

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