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Softball clinches share of MSL East Title

Softball clinches share of MSL East Title

May 29, 2018

By Rick Lytle, sports editor Prospect Varsity Softball clinched a share of the MSL East title thanks to a 2-1 win over Hersey in their last game of the season. The Knights finished the conference season 11-5, putting them even with Hersey and Elk Grove. Senior Alyssa Cacini, ended the pitcher’s due...

Girls' Track and Field places third at sectional meet

Girls' Track and Field places third at sectional meet

May 15, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, associate online editor-in-chief Varsity girls’ track and field head coach Pete Wintermute has always been a big fan of the relay teams since joining the program as an assistant coach in 2010. Eight years later, all four of Prospect’s relay teams are heading to the state meet in Charleston fr...

Seven First Period Goals help Girls' Water Polo beat Latin

Seven First Period Goals help Girls' Water Polo beat Latin

May 3, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, associate online editor-in-chief A very unusual opponent came into the Prospect natatorium May 2 to take on the varsity girls’ water polo team on their senior night. The Latin School of Chicago, which is in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, had a tough time keeping up with the Knights...

Boys' Track and Field wins MSL East for ninth straight year

Boys' Track and Field wins MSL East for ninth straight year

April 20, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, executive online sports editor The Prospect varsity boys’ track and field team continued their string of dominance in the MSL East division. The Knights won the MSL East for the ninth consecutive year on Apr. 17 when Prospect hosted the five east teams. Head coach Jay Renaud believ...

Boys' Track places third at indoor conference meet

Boys' Track places third at indoor conference meet

March 22, 2018

By Wyatt Dojutrek, executive online sports editor The varsity boys’ track and field team had a surprise contributor during their indoor conference meet on Saturday. After the Knights senior class last year scored 75 of the 90 points during the meet last season, it was the underclassmen who need...

Waterbreak interview with boys' tennis player freshman Mikey Gavrincea

Waterbreak interview with boys' tennis player freshman Mikey Gavrincea

May 26, 2017

Q: What has head coach Brad Rathe taught you in your short time as a member of the team? A: I think Rathe has done a great job teaching me a lot of strategy, as well as positioning and coming up towards the net. He has done a fantastic job.   Q: What has Prospect tennis meant to you? A: It’s ...

Baseball falls in MSL Championship

Baseball falls in MSL Championship

May 24, 2017

By Paul Evers sports editor As the old saying goes in baseball, it all hurts after two outs. It really hurt for the Knights on Monday, as they lost 8-2 against Barrington in the MSL Championship Game. Throughout the game, the Knights gave up seven runs with two outs and no runners on. Head coach Ross ...

Knights fall to Fenwick in state quarterfinal

Knights fall to Fenwick in state quarterfinal

May 22, 2017

By Connor Graver, staff writer  Prospect fans were in full support of the girls’ water polo team in their first appearance at state, but their enthusiasm wasn’t enough to help bring a victory. The Knights came up short against defending state champion Fenwick, losing 9-3 on Thursday May 18 at St...

Huskies finish strong, take down Knights

Junior Lauren Caldrone throws the ball to first in the Knights game versus Palatine on May 3. Caldrone moved from third base to shortstop for a portion of the season when Junior Alyssa Cacini was sidelined with an ankle injury.

May 9, 2017

By Jack Ankony, executive sports editor The Knights came out strong against rival Hersey on May 8. According to junior Alyssa Cacini, the team was able to string together hits at the right time. Keeping close, the varsity softball team approached an important sixth inning to try to secure a MSL East vi...

Waterbreak Interview with girls’ softball player junior Lauren Caldrone

Waterbreak Interview with girls’ softball player junior Lauren Caldrone

May 2, 2017

Q: How has this season gone so far? A: The season has been great compared to last year. It's a lot of the same players but our attitude this year is improved so much. We're all in it to win it, and we just keep on working harder every day. Q: What does Prospect softball mean to you? A: It means everythi...

Boys’ tennis exceeds expectations at invites

Boys’ tennis exceeds expectations at invites

April 27, 2017

By Wyatt Dojutrek, sports editor The varsity boys’ tennis team in their first weekend invite of the season placed second at the Hersey Tennis Invite on April 8. Rathe thinks that the team played extremely well during the invite. “I think we played great at that invite,” Rathe said. “I think that t...

Friendships, talent keep runners on track

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June 6, 2016

By Claire Strother, executive broadcast editor At the close of their record breaking season, the girls' track and field team reflect on the dedication, talent and logistics needed to succeed.

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