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Cheer makes history at state

Cheer makes history at state

February 13, 2018

By Anthony Santangelo, sports editor  The varsity cheer team advanced to the second day of state for the first time in it’s program’s history. The team placed 8th out of 25 teams that participated in the state competition. “I was just really happy to be at state because there are so many teams...

Knights sneak out victory against Hersey at Christian Liberty Academy

Knights sneak out victory against Hersey at Christian Liberty Academy

February 11, 2018

By Connor Graver, sports editor It was a tale of two games Friday night. Prospect dominated the first half, and had everything going for them against Hersey, but missed key shots in the second half and looked to be falling apart. But after a timeout and a quick six points the Knights did what they’v...

Bowling takes two points away from Vikings

Bowling takes two points away from Vikings

February 1, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, executive online sports editor There was a major surprise during the varsity bowling teams Jan. 22 match against the Fremd Vikings. The Vikings, according to head coach Ashley Ruszczak, have been one of the best teams in the Mid Suburban League this season. However, to the team ...

Dance confident for Bloomington state competition

Dance confident for Bloomington state competition

January 27, 2018

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor The Prospect Dance team headed to state last night after placing fourth in sectionals. They will perform their routine, choreographed to Ed Sheeran’s “I See Fire,” at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington. Being among 30 chosen teams, Dance coach Kristin Burton estimates that th...

Knights' depth shines versus Buffalo Grove

Knights' depth shines versus Buffalo Grove

January 26, 2018

By Jack Ankony Executive Sports Editor   The Knights were on a mission since the opening tip. In a game that senior Tim Lussenhop said he had circled on his calendar all year, Prospect was in control all game. Lead by junior Jon Kreidler who scored a career high 18 points, 10 in the first quarter, P...

Cheer team places at conference

Cheer team places at conference

January 24, 2018

By Elizabeth Keane, staff writer  A first-time competitor Kayomi Hirano stood nervously with the rest of her team, ready to take the mat. Only 12 years old, Hirano didn’t know what to expect. Her nerves may have gotten the better of her as she over-rotated her tumbling pass and failed to s...

Knights crank up defensive pressure to pull away from Grens

Junior Ben Miller contests an Elk Grove shot in Friday night's 75-45 win at Jean Walker Field House in Mount Prospect.

January 19, 2018

By Jack Ankony Executive Sports Editor Prospect head coach John Camardella did not get the start he wanted out of the Knights against Elk Grove, who they beat 65-41 on Dec. 1. “Yeah, it was a slow start,” Camardella said. “Elk Grove kind of took us out of a lot of early action, but I was most imp...

Girls' Gymnastics trounces Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates

Girls' Gymnastics trounces Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates

January 18, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, executive online sports editor Hosting a gymnastics tournament requires a lot of difficult setup, from moving the equipment to removing the bleachers. Head coach Bridget Erickson was in the process of closing down the meet when she heard something that caught her attention. Th...

Second half helps Knights finish up Bison

Second half helps Knights finish up Bison

December 17, 2017

By Jack Ankony, executive sports editor Late in the first quarter, Prospect senior forward Jalen McLachlan was poked in the eye going for a rebound. Already undersized against a Buffalo Grove team with 6-foot-6-inch Mac Camardo and 6-foot-3inch Tom Trieb, the Knights were forced to play the rest...

Pettenuzzo commits to Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Pettenuzzo commits to Wisconsin-Oshkosh

December 15, 2017

By Tony Santangelo, sports editor Senior Margherite Pettenuzzo recently committed to the University of Oshkosh in Wisconsin for golf. Oshkosh reached out to her in the middle of her junior year season. Fortunately for her, the team primarily plays in Illinois but their home golf course happens to be...

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