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GIRLS’ GOLF WINS REGIONALS BEHIND STRONG PERFORMANCE FROM PREISSING

Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

October 8, 2020

Hardworking, funny and supportive are three words that senior golfer Emma Preissing used to describe her teammates. Prosepct Girls' Golf won regionals for the first time since 2013 on Wednesday, Oct 8. They beat the runner up York by nine strokes. Preissing places first for solos, beating other senio...

Girls Cross Country continues legacy, places 8th at State

Girls Cross Country continues legacy, places 8th at State

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2019

Four athletes graduating and running in college, three of them at the Division I level, are big shoes to fill. Not only did the team this year have big holes to replace in a storied girls’ cross country program, they only had one senior in their top seven runners.  “We knew they had pot...

Two Seniors Sign National Letter of Intent

Two Seniors Sign National Letter of Intent

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2019

The National Letter of Intent is a binding agreement between an athlete and a university or college. It puts into writing that the student athlete will play at that university, and that the university will provide scholarship money for the student. This year, two Prospect varsity athletes signed t...

Undefeated Mustangs End Knights Season

Undefeated Mustangs End Knights Season

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2019

The Prospect crowd was waiting for something to get excited about. The second quarter saw no points from either team as both defenses were able to stop anything either offense tried. It looked like just another screen pass from Prospect’s Gary Moeller to Brian Doherty, until Doherty set his feet to throw...

Girls’ Cross Country: The Never Ending Legacy

Girls’ Cross Country: The Never Ending Legacy

Marina Makropoulos, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Going up against 18 teams and 140 athletes, Prospect Girls’ Cross Country dominated the course at the IHSA Sectionals on November 2nd, winning the meet, and advancing them to the state finals. The Sectional Meet took place at Busse Woods. Head coach of the girls cross country team Pete Wintermut...

Prospect's Postseason Rundown: Week 4

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November 4, 2019

Football Upcoming: Second Round of IHSA Playoffs at Rolling Meadows High School Nov. 8 @7 p.m. Recap: The Knights beat the Dekalb Barbs 55-53 in a shootout. The teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense and the first possession not resulting in a touchdown came late in the second quarter. The game ended when Dekalb's 2-point conversion to tie the game with seven seconds remaining...

Knights Erase 12-point Deficit, Advance To Second Round of Playoffs

Knights Erase 12-point Deficit, Advance To Second Round of Playoffs

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief and Aidan Murray, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

108 points. 1,001 total yards of offense. Interceptions. Blocked extra points. A 12-point comeback. Kickoffs magically dying inside the five yard line. A 52-yard punt from the QUARTERBACK pinning a team on their own five. A late game drive to potentially tie it up, including a miracle fourth down co...

Football finishes regular season 7-2, sets school points per game record

Football finishes regular season 7-2, sets school points per game record

October 29, 2019

By Grace Baldino, Executive Broadcast Editor The first six possessions for the Knights in the last regular season game resulted in the first six touchdowns of the night. Gary Moeller kicked off the scoring when he threw a touchdown pass within 22 seconds of the kickoff. Junior Noah Marx followed up wi...

Prospect's Postseason Rundown Week 3

Prospect's Postseason Rundown Week 3

October 28, 2019

Football Upcoming: First Round of IHSA Playoffs at Prospect High School November 1 @7 p.m. Preview: George Gattas Memorial Stadium will be home to a playoff game for the first time since 2012. Led by a high powered offense that set a new season points per game record at Prospect, the team fini...

Boys soccer gets a first round upset over Niles West

Boys soccer gets a first round upset over Niles West

October 24, 2019

(photo courtesy of Tony Kafkakis) By Jake Terpins, Sports Editor As the Boys’ Varsity Soccer team charges the field and jumps on Jonny Keane and Szymon Mocarski, the celebration had begun. Earlier that day, the soccer team prepared to travel to Evanston High School for the first round of Regionals whe...

Football Recovers From Losses to Triumph Over Buffalo Grove

Football Recovers From Losses to Triumph Over Buffalo Grove

October 21, 2019

By Kevin Lynch, Staff Writer Though Friday’s game was the 2019 senior night, the game was dominated by some of the team’s younger talent, contributing to Prospect’s 51-34 victory over Buffalo Grove. It was largely due to juniors such as Noah Marx, the 165 lb wide receiver, who had arguably his...

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