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Girls' track qualifies 13 for state

May 18, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Editor-In-Chief Before the girls' track team ended up second to none in its sectional meet last Thursday, it was actually second to three different teams. Early in the meet, the team was in second place behind Hersey.  When the scores were updated, Hersey had been knocked out of first...

Girls' softball fights cold, Glenbrook North

May 11, 2010

By Miranda Holloway Sports Editor A chilly Saturday morning served as a backdrop to a non-conference double header against Glenbrook North for Prospect's Softball team (10-15). The Knights fought through the wind to keep a close score into the late innings of both games. In game one, the girls scored...

Brault leaps into sectionals, qualifies for state

May 6, 2010

By Maggie Devereux Executive Sports Editor Senior Jim Brault had one of his best horizontal bar routines as the boy's gymnastics team competed in the sectional meet at Wheaton North Wednesday. Brault fourth in that event, automatically qualifying him for the state meet next weekend. "It was awesome,...

Previewing the Staff Showdown

April 30, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Editor-in-Chief Outside of the NBA, few people would pay for the privilege of watching a group of grown men play basketball. Last year, though, about 1000 people did just that, as the Prospect and Rolling Meadows staff teams played a game of basketball in the Prospect field house, with M...

Meadows win marks turnaround for girls' soccer

April 25, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Staff Writer   The girls’ soccer team crushed Rolling Meadows 5-1 on Wednesday off of two goals from sophomore Carly Hall, two from senior Andrea Wehrle and one from Kelly Iovino.  The win gives the team consecutive convincing victories, after defeating Wheeling 3-0 on Monda...

Too little, too late for boys' volleyball against Buffalo Grove

April 19, 2010

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor Coming into their game against Buffalo Grove on Thursday night, the boys' volleyball team knew it was playing with fire.  Buffalo Grove, whose volleyball program is one of the best in the state, has excellent hitters and an attacking offense, according to senior Mike Gem...

Tensions flare as baseball team beats Glenbrook North

April 10, 2010

By P.J. Kennedy Sports Editor The boy’s baseball team has started their much-awaited season. So far this season the boys have started off 3-3-1 and won Monday’s game 7-3. Senior John Coen, who went two for four with a triple and single, and threw a complete game thought game was good all-around....

D214 Orchesis members perform showcase dances from selected choreographers

April 5, 2010

By Jane Berry Staff Writer The Orchesis groups of  District 214 went on tour Wednesday, March 31 to showcase a dance from each company. “We do it to show what Orchesis can do." Kristin Burlinski, the Orchesis director, said. The dances are chosen by the district directors to get a variety of dances o...

Girls' water polo makes a splash

April 1, 2010

The girls' water polo team has started their season off on a good note this year. They are 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the MSL East. They beat Schaumburg 14-11, Hersey 9-7, and Rolling Meadows 15-6.  Their two losses came against New Trier and Wheeling.  They lost 17-9 and 11-8. A big reason for the Kn...

Are you smarter than a couple of sports editors?

March 15, 2010

Dear March Madness Fans, For all you who always seem to call the upsets and brag about your “predictions” after the games, please let us know what you think before the Thursday games. Call the upsets now, and give a little explanation why. Feel free to call each other out; however, watch the language this is a...

Dodgeball tournament draws spectators, stirs up excitement

March 15, 2010

By Jenna Mastrolonarodo Staff Writer Prospect hosted its annual dodgeball tournament last Tuesday, which attracted enough people to fill the stands in the fieldhouse. "The overall participation was very successful," Michael Sebestyen, a Prospect teacher who also called the shots at this week's tournament ...

Boys' season ends short of second straight regional title

March 7, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys' basketball team went for their second consecutive regional title Friday night at Glenbrook South, against New Trier. Unfortunately, the boys came up short and they lost the game, 61-55.   The boys’ came out hot and ready to play in the first quarter.  They hit f...

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