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Missed opportunities mark girls' basketball's Barrington loss

February 25, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief A door opened for the girls' basketball team on Thursday night, and with it a path to a sectional championship, a destination not reached since 1989.  It came as the Knights beat Stevenson to claim the regional championship - for the second straight year - a...

After two tough losses, boys' basketball readies for conference championship

February 23, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys' basketball team (16-8 overall, 8-2 in conference) suffered another tough loss to Hersey on Friday night.   For the second consecutive game - the first was against St. Viator - the team gave up over 80 points.  In the Hersey game, the Knights lost 84-72 and allowed He...

Girls' basketball clinches second straight regional title

February 21, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Playing Stevenson for the regional championship on Thursday, the girls' basketball team had the advantage of experience. Sort of. Though the team had won the regional title last year and had beaten Stevenson (in double overtime) earlier this season, Thursday...

Gymnastics sends two to state

February 18, 2010

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor The two athletes the girls' gymnastics team qualified for the state meet this Friday are almost polar opposites.  On one hand, there is Katie Colmone, the experienced senior who nabbed an all-around at-large bid and has been to state before. On the other hand there i...

Boys' basketball clinches East

February 13, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor “We knew that tonight could be a special night for us,” senior Nsenzi Salasini said.  “It was senior night, our last home game, and we had a chance to clinch the MSL East for the third year in a row.”  What a special night it was for the boys' basketball team, ...

Boys' basketball's 24-game East win streak ends

February 12, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys’ basketball team had won 24 consecutive MSL East games going into Friday night.  They were going for their 25th consecutive win at Buffalo Grove, but they came up short.  Buffalo Grove was the last MSL East team to hand Prospect a loss, all the way back in December...

Pearlman to retire

February 12, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Eleven years ago, coach Brent Pearlman took command of a football program that often played second fiddle to the band on Friday nights. It would be difficult to blame the fans; the team, after all, had pieced together 11 victories in the previous nine yea...

Bowling hopes pinned on Saturday sectionals

February 5, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Staff Writer After competing all season and finishing 9-2 in dual meets, the girls' bowling team finished third in conference play behind Elk Grove and Schaumburg. But the format of IHSA bowling still keeps a small glimmer of hope alive for the team. Regardless of what place a team f...

Q&A: Quarterback Miles Osei on committing to U of I

February 1, 2010

An edited transcript of an interview with senior quarterback Miles Osei, who recently committed to playing football at the University of Illinois after previously committing to Northern Illinois University.  Interview by Mike Hammersley.           Why the switch? "Obviously I was committed to Nort...

Boys' basketball beats Meadows, remains undefeated in MSL East

February 1, 2010

  By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The Knights hosted their rival, Rolling Meadows, for a big MSL East game on Friday night in the Jean Walker Field House. It was close for most of the first quarter, but then with 1:53 left, the Knights went on a 9-2 run which put them up 17-9 at the end of the qu...

Girls' gymnastics seeks strong conference finnish

January 21, 2010

By Katie Ritchie Editor-In- Chief   If the members of the girls' varsity gymnastics team had to describe themselves with one word, it would undoubtedly be "family." Aside from the fact that the team boasts two sets of biological sisters (juniors Christina and Sarah Pekar and sophomore Lauren Johnso...

Poolside cheers: Prospect swim and dive team wins first at home

January 21, 2010

By Whitney Kiepura Staff Writer The boys' swim team earned their first home pool victory against Schaumburg last Thursday. The varsity team won 132 – 53, but the frosh/soph team lost a hard battle, 102 – 71. The event was loud and the atmosphere intense throughout, largely because of the swimmers...

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