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Lyons tournament a sweep for girls' basketball

December 1, 2009

By Riley Simpson The girls' basketball team capped off four tremendous victories at the Lyons Tournament, winning the round-robin competition for the third year in a row. Starting on Saturday Nov. 21 and continuing through the week, the team defeated each of their opponents by at least ten points, save...

Boys' basketball topples state-ranked St. Pat's

December 1, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer Last weekend, the boy’s basketball team played in their first tournament of the season at St. Patrick’s high school in Chicago. The Knights played very well as a team and won the entire tournament.Senior Joe LaTulip, sophomore Mike LaTulip and seniors Nsenzi Salasin...

Prospect game-day to kick off basketball season

November 30, 2009

By Keelan Murphy Executive In-Depth Editor   Wearing blue Underground t-shirts on Friday, December 4th  gives students more than an opportunity to win Big Blue Friday -  it gives them free admission to the first Prospect Game-Day. Students should arrive at 5 pm in gyms one and two to celebrate t...

Winter sports previews: girls' basketball

November 29, 2009

By Jenna Mastrolonardo Staff Writer With a record of 19-10 and 6-4 at conference, last year was a solid season for the girls' basketball team.  Among that team’s main accomplishments were victories at the Lion’s Thanksgiving Tournament, Regional Championship, and making the top 6 at the Dundee C...

Boys' basketball kicks off season with 'Fandemonium'

November 23, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer On Friday night, the Jean Walker Field-house played host to Fandemonium, an annual event held by the boys' basketball team.  There was a great turnout of about 75 boys from the community. The boys participated in a variety of competitions, the varsity team had its Blue a...

Athlete of the week: Meg Dix

November 22, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one athlete who the sports staff believes deserves recognition.  The feature will run every week. This week’s choice is junior Meg Dix, one of the leaders of the girls varsity swim team. She has led the girls' team this season with consistent times...

Athlete of the week: Chris Spudic

November 15, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one athlete who the Sports staff believes deserved recognition.  The feature will run, as you may have already guessed, every week. This week's choice is the leader of the Knighthood of Runners, senior Chris Spudic.  After placing fourth at s...

Battling sickness, girls' cross country places sixth at state

November 9, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor The Prospect football team wasn't the only one suffering over the weekend. The girls' cross-country team failed to complete their goal of winning state this year, finishing sixth in Peoria on Saturday. Freshman Lauren Poplawski said that the team's main target was hitt...

Boys' cross country takes fourth at state

November 9, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor The boys' cross country team, after placing fourth at the state meet this weekend, can honestly say they gave it their all. Seniors Chris Spudic, who finished fifth individually, and Albert Ciolek, who finished 48th, both threw up after the meet due to exhaustion or de...

Kiper's Best Available: Lessons learned from football season

November 8, 2009

November 8, 2009 Reflections on this year's football season By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor Now that the football season has drawn to a close, and I have spent half the season on the sidelines, I think it's necessary to reveal all of the secrets I have learned throughout my time with Prospect football.  He...

Season ends after loss to Wheaton North

November 8, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief On paper, the Knights should have beaten Wheaton North handily - they had more passing yards (339 to 148), more first downs (26 to 17), a supportive home crowd and a defense energized by the previous week's effort against Carmel (holding them to 13 points).  Bu...

Defense will be key against scrappy Wheaton North

November 5, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief They almost didn't make it.  With a 4-4 overall record, the score in their favor 20-19 in second overtime and their opponents attempting a two-point conversion, Wheaton North's defense had to make a big play.  And they did - keeping opponents Glenbard East...

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