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Boys' basketball beats Titans by one

January 14, 2010

By PJ Kennedy Staff Writer When senior co-captain Joe Latulip announced he was done for the season with a dislocated knee cap, every Prospect basketball fan’s heart dropped. Fortunately, the players didn't flinch. Despite Latulip's absence, Knights defeated Glenbrook South 56-55 Tuesday in the Jean W...

Bowling shatters record against Elk Grove

January 12, 2010

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor Junior bowler Whitney Schmidt and her teammates had no idea what they were about to accomplish Thursday night against Elk Grove at Beverly Lanes.  All they were hoping for was to break 1000, a score they had not met as a team all year. "We overshot that," Schmidt said. ...

Defensive turnaround leads Knights to win at Wheeling

January 11, 2010

  After a two-game losing streak, the boys' basketball team played a big MSL East game at Wheeling on Friday night.  Despite the recent losses, the Knights were fired up. The game went back and forth for a few minutes in the first quarter, but with 3:07 left in the first quarter, the Knight...

Lady Knights overpower Fillies

January 7, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Though marked by occasional thrillers, like the memorable double-overtime 50-46 win over Stevenson,  and the more recent double-overtime win against Hononegah, the girls' basketball team's success this season has come largely through an unspectacular but hi...

Boys' basketball's defense falters against Barrington

January 6, 2010

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer   Fresh off their run to the championship game in Wheeling’s Hardwood Classic tournament, the boys' basketball team hosted the Barrington Broncos on Tuesday night. The Knights looked good early and led after the first quarter, 17-9. Theywere in control for m...

Boys' basketball makes run to finals of Hardwood Classic

December 29, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer Over winter break, the boy’s basketball team played in their annual Hardwood Classic tournament hosted by Wheeling High School. Prospect won their first two games convincingly and were in control all game, as they beat Niles North, 70-44 and Naperville Central, 62-43. ...

Athletes of the Decade: Ryan Craven

December 17, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Note: Ryan Craven was among the top 10 athletes of the decade who were honored in Thursday's edition of the Prospector. With just one-hundredth of a second separating first and second place, the finish seemed closer to what you'd see in track meet. But it wasn'...

Picking the decade's top athletes: Honorable Mentions

December 16, 2009

In time for the Prospector's last issue of the decade, the Sports staff picked the decade's best athletes from Prospect. The top 10 will be presented in Thursday's print issue of the paper, along with the "near-misses"; until then, here are our honorable mentions, many of whom are extremely accomplished in ...

Boys' basketball edges Meadows by one

December 12, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer On Thursday night at Rolling Meadows, the boy’s basketball team won what turned out to be a close game at the end. They won 59-58. They led the entire game and played very strong in the first three quarters and went into the 4th quarter with an 11-point lead over the Mus...

Athlete of the week: Mike LaTulip

December 6, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one Prospect athlete that the Sports staff believes deserves recognition.  This feature will run once a week. This week's choice is sophomore basketball player Mike LaTulip.  The younger brother of team co-captain senior Joe LaTulip, Mike has emerged as a star in his own right with his recent performance, incl...

Girls' basketball finds success off backboards

December 6, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor     It's a premature relationship following a harsh break-up.  It's the name of the lackluster 2005 Martin Lawrence sports comedy.  It was also the girls' basketball team's main goal for their game against Buffalo Grove on Friday night. Rebound. Read More &r...

Boys' basketball rewards home crowd with win

December 5, 2009

The Jean Walker Field House was packed on Friday night for the boys' basketball team's home opener against division rival Buffalo Grove. They led the entire game except for the opening two minutes of the second quarter when Buffalo Grove led by 4. They won the game 64-60. “This was a big win against Buffal...

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