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Boys' golf sends three to state

October 13, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor It was the great Don Adams who played Maxwell Smart in the 1965 television series "Get Smart."  His most memorable line, "missed it by that much," applies to the boys' golf team, who came extremely close to moving on to state this past weekend.  The Knights finished third in the I...

Boys' soccer trumps Conant in OT

October 10, 2009

  By Brian Thomas Staff Writer On Friday, the Prospect soccer team came away with an impressive win over Conant in overtime. The final score was 2-1. Prospect struck first to give them the lead just before the first half came to a close, with senior Michael Stankiewicz scoring off of a penalty k...

Prospect runs over Elk Grove

October 10, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Following his team's 33-26 win against Elk Grove (4-3 overall), Prospect (6-1 overall) head coach Brent Pearlman said, in a classic understatement, that his team "made a decision during the week ... to come out and run the football." Mission accomplished. Read M...

Girls' golf lives to fight another day

October 7, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief The girls' golf team escaped unhurt from a shaky performance at regionals today, placing third behind Barrington and St. Viator, both of whom they had beaten twice each during the regular season. Since they placed in the top three, the Knights will still be able t...

Boys' golf advances to sectionals

October 6, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor With a third place finish in regional play, Tuesday, Oct. 6 marked the eighth year in a row that Prospect's boys' varsity golf team made the IHSA sectionals. "We made it to sectionals," senior Matt Maloney said. "We got out." Read More »...

Girls' volleyball sweeps BG at Volley for the Cure match

October 6, 2009

By Alex Cannella News Editor "Volley for the Cure was created as a way to honor and celebrate the heroic fight against breast cancer. Tonight's match is dedicated to all the men and women who have been touched by breast cancer with the hopes that this devastating disease will one day be cured." These ...

Girls' volleyball hosts second annual Volley for the Cure competition

October 5, 2009

By Alex Cannella News Editor Volley for the Cure, the girls' volleyball game turned breast cancer fundraiser, is being held again on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The girls will face off against Buffalo Grove here at Prospect, with the junior varsity game starting at 5 p.m. and the varsity at 6 p.m. However, the foc...

Cross country teams dominate Peoria invite

October 4, 2009

  Both cross country teams ran exceptionally well at the Peoria invite on Saturday (Stories updated with greater coverage). Read More »...

Boys' soccer ties Mundelein, prepares for postseason

October 4, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor The boys' soccer team tied a match Saturday that they "dominated for 60 of the 80 minutes," according to head coach Kurt Trenkle, against Mundelein 2-2.  The team got an early goal from sophomore Richard Lenke and added one just before the half from junior Sylvester Rimald...

Ultimate Frisbee Recap: Week Five

October 4, 2009

Week 5 By Alex Cannella News Editor This week's matches started as struggles against the rain and wind in the first match-ups, to the mud-filled bouts in the final minutes. This Friday was the kind of day where anything could happen and any team could be toppled. The top three match-ups this week were Ele...

Defense steps up in 40-0 shutout of Hersey

October 4, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief As expected, Prospect's offense delivered against Hersey, putting up 40 points, but it was the Knights' defense that was the story on this rainy, muddy Friday night in Arlington Heights. After allowing their last two opponents—Barrington and Buffalo Grove—to ...

Mel Kiper's Best Available – Prospector Sports Blog

October 2, 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 ou...

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