The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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NBA playoff team back in Chicago

Dylan Heber and Louis Caldrone June 4, 2022

New Years Eve 2021, DeMar DeRozan taking down time, down by 1, 1.2 seconds left on the clock. He takes it up just beyond the 3 point line, throws up a shot on his left foot with two defenders on him and...

L. Ginsberg, A. Ginsberg, Kalaway and Erickson hug after becoming repeat state champions. (Photo creds Alyssa Degan)

Girls’ track and field makes history, places third at state track meet

The girls’ track team took third place with 43 points at the IHSA State meet that ran from Thursday, May 19 to Saturday, May 23. Out of the 12 events that qualified for the state meet, eight medaled,...

Ashley Smith (middle) stands on the podium after winning conference for singles. (Photo courtesy of Lindsay Gibbel)

Twin it to win it, freshman badminton duo impresses

Blaike Mertes and Melissa Kim May 17, 2022

As a form of protest against his new coach at Egret Badminton Club, eight- year-old Cody Smith hid behind a wall of the gym. Humiliated by her twin brother’s incompetence, and driven to impress their...

Emma Letzig and Kate Parisi compete in the 100 meter dash at a tri meet earlier in the season. (photo creds Alyssa Degan)

Success at sectionals leads to high hopes at state

Alyssa Degan, Executive Visuals Editors May 17, 2022

The girls’ track team took first place at IHSA Sectionals for the second year in a row on May 11. Out of 19 events, the Knights qualified for state in 12 of them.  These events consist of the 100m...

Freshman Ryan Cook goes up to set the ball. (Photo courtesy Ryan Cook)

Opportunity of a lifetime

Abby Damasky, Social Media Director May 4, 2022

Freshman Ryan Cook (15) remembers in fifth grade getting shipped off with his eager sixth grade sister, Ali Cook, to a volleyball camp at St. Paul on a hot day in July of 2016. Ryan’s mom and sister...

Girls track and field go to Oregon

Girls track and field go to Oregon

Abagail Damasky, Social Media Director May 4, 2022

Because of Covid-19, for the past few years girls Track and Field put a pause on traveling. Before the pandemic,  the team had taken multiple trips all across the west and east coasts including places...

Katherine Lytle (Jr.) defeats all other competition taking first in the 100 hurdles race. All photos taken at the Elk Grove, Schaumburg, Prospect tri-meet on Tuesday, April 12th by Alyssa Degan.

Girls’, Boys’ track win MSL East Division

Alyssa Degan and Emma Letzig April 20, 2022

For the 12th year in a row, the boys track team claims the MSL East Division title. Just as impressive, the girls won the east for the 18th year in a row. The girls' meet took place at Prospect on Tuesday,...

A trip down memory lane: Prospect sports edition

A trip down memory lane: Prospect sports edition

Cameron Sullivan, Online Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2022

As my senior year is coming to an end and with my final issue on staff of the Prospector coming out April, 20. I want to take the time to look back at some of my favorite sports moments I have gotten to...

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Recapping the White Sox off-season

Nic Fardella, Sports Reporter April 8, 2022

With the off-season season coming to an end and the 2022 regular season coming up, the Chicago White Sox had some holes to fill after losing in the ALDS to the Houston Astros.  The biggest questions...

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A look back at the Chicago Cubs’ off-season

Cameron Sullivan, Online Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2022

With the lockdown long done, spring training wrapping up and the off-season coming to a close, it’s almost time for regular season baseball to begin. When looking at the Chicago Cubs there were a lot...

The Evolution of Owen Schneider

Owen Walter, Knight TV Reporter March 14, 2022

Reporter Owen Walter, teammate of basketball star Owen Schneider shows the work and payoff of dominating high school hoops.

Balenda leads the way in track and field

Alyssa Degan and Henry Kauke March 14, 2022

After an impressive winter season of sports, boys track and field has started and is planning on making a great appearance this spring season.

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