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Athlete of the week: Annette White

November 5, 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, as you may have already guessed, every week. This week’s choice is senior cross country runner Annette White, the leading runner, along with freshman Brooke W...

Mel Kiper's Best Available – Prospector Sports Blog

November 4, 2009

This sports blog is written by some hardcore, opinionated Chicago fans who are not afraid to express their opinions. We're going to tell you what's what in the sporting world, who's doing well and who deserves a beating. This blog will be updated every few days or so, so check back periodically to find...

Boys' cross country qualifies for state

November 1, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor On Saturday, the boys' cross country team had what senior Chris Spudic described as "one of [their] worst meets of the year."  Strangely enough, such a performance was still good enough for a second place finish at sectionals (behind Palatine) and a ticket to the state m...

Defensive turnaround huge in playoff win

October 30, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief After last week's 38-46 loss against Rolling Meadows, Prospect head coach Brent Pearlman was able to sum up his team's troubles in one word. "Defense," Pearlman said. “I think we’ve been close with the defense all year,” he added a few days later.  “...

Mel Kiper's Best Available – Prospector Sports Blog

October 29, 2009

This sports blog is written by some hardcore, opinionated Chicago fans who are not afraid to express their opinions. We're going to tell you what's what in the sporting world, who's doing well and who deserves a beating. This blog will be updated every few days or so, so check back periodically to find...

Girls' volleyball season ends at regionals

October 29, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor The girls' volleyball team endured a tough loss to the Waukegan Bulldogs in regionals Thursday evening, knocking the Lady Knights out of the running for sectionals and state. The team lost the first game, mustering only ten points to their opponent's 25.  According to junio...

Breaking down Prospect v. Carmel

October 29, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Though both teams have a long history of success and sport identical records (7-2 overall), Prospect’s first-round playoff game at Carmel High School, in Mundelein, is notable mostly for its contrasts. While the Knights, who are seeded 10th, have put up s...

Your guide to the playoffs: Game 1

October 27, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief The football team will begin postseason play this Friday, against 7th-seeded Carmel High School (7-2 overall).  Since the Knights (also 7-2 overall) are seeded 10th, the game will take place at Carmel, roughly a half hour away from Prospect (see directions...

Boys' cross country charges past regionals

October 25, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor It was a cold and muddy Saturday morning, but that didn't stop the juggernaut that was the Prospect boy's cross-country team.  The team dominated their regional at Busse Woods, with an overall team score of 25. Their closest competitor, Schaumburg, landed far back fr...

Girls' cross country cruises on to sectionals

October 24, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor There is only one word to describe the girls' cross country team this year: dominant. At the regional meet today at Busse Woods, freshman phenom Brooke Wolfe slipped, the conditions were terrible and the Knights didn't even run their top two finishers in state last yea...

Knights denied share of East title

October 24, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief The conditions were poor: the field was muddy, the ball was wet and fingers were slippery.  If the Bears were playing, the game plan would have been simple: three yards and a cloud of dust (or in this case, mud). Both Prospect (7-2 overall, 3-2 in the MSL East) ...

Mel Kiper's Best Available – Prospector Sports Blog

October 22, 2009

This sports blog i s written by some hardcore, opinionated Chicago fans who are not afraid to express their opinions.  We're going to tell you what's what in the sporting world, who's doing well and who deserves a beating.  This blog will be updated every few days or so, so check back periodically to f...

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