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Boys' baseball reflects on postseason, looks forward

Boys' baseball poses with the regional championship trophy. Winning the regional was the team's goal, and they accomplished this on May 30 by beating Glenbrook North 3-0.

June 2, 2016

By Mike Stanford, editor-in-chief Heading into the post-season, boys’ baseball had something to prove. “We knew that we were overlooked going into the year,” junior Grant Zellmer said. “We were supposed to be a .500 team, nothing special. Every team always didn’t think that we were going to b...

Girls' track conquers sectional meet

Girls' track conquers sectional meet

May 23, 2016

By Riley Langefeld, copy editor The girls’ track and field team took home a decisive win in the sectional meet on May 13, coming off of a strong performance at the conference meet a week earlier. The team qualified for the state meet in 14 events, with eight runners going to Peoria to compete on M...

Girls’ Track wins conference, turns focus to sectional meet

Girls’ Track wins conference, turns focus to sectional meet

May 14, 2016

By Paul Evers, sports editor Head Coach Pete Wintermute said the day started off strong with performances on the field. Brenda Kendziera and Autumn Stone took second and third place respectively in the triple jump. Wintermute stressed that Kendziera and Stone weren’t even triple jumpers last season, bu...

Knights hold off Wildcats to conclude East play

Knights hold off Wildcats to conclude East play

May 11, 2016

By Jack Ankony, Executive Sports Editor The Prospect boys’ volleyball team finished off conference play with an up and down win versus Wheeling  25-8, 30-32, 25-13. The Knights were led by a superb play from senior outside hitter Liam Benson, who recorded 18 kills to go along with 14 digs. After a dominan...

Boys’ tennis drops MSL East to Huskies in deciding meet

Boys’ tennis drops MSL East to Huskies in deciding meet

May 5, 2016

By Ryan Molini, sports editor Heading into Tuesday, May 3, the varsity boys’ tennis team knew what was coming — a Hersey Huskies team that was ready to fight for a second consecutive Mid-Suburban East championship. “[Winning the East] is why you play,” first year head coach Brad Rathe said. ...

Girls’ soccer unbeaten in Knights Invite

Girls’ soccer unbeaten in Knights Invite

April 28, 2016

By Jack Ankony, sports editor In their last game of the weekend against Lake Zurich on April, 23, the varsity girls soccer team faced their first deficit. Within twenty eight seconds of starting, the Knights were already in a 1-0 hole. “[After the first goal] we thought ‘oh crap I don’t know h...

Opening day: outlook on season for Chicago teams

Opening day: outlook on season for Chicago teams

April 4, 2016

By Ryan Molini, executive sports editor Well. It’s opening day for both the North-siders and South-siders of Chicago and both teams have given all fans a reason to be happy the 2016 season is kicking off. After a tough season in 2015, the White Sox (76-86) should have lost more games than they actually did...

Boys’ and girls’ track teams take indoor MSL crown

Champs: Boys’ and girls’ track teams gather together for a picture after they both won the indoor MSL conference title at North Central College. According to girls’ coach Lance Burmeister, this was the first time ever that any team won the girls and boys title.

March 30, 2016

By Jack Ankony, sports editor It wasn’t a huge surprise to senior Brenda Kendziera that the girls’ track team won the conference meet at North Central college. According to Kendziera, she knew throughout the meet that they were winning, but this did not hold back her enthusiasm for the team. “[Winning...

Rathe becomes varsity boys’ tennis coach

Senior Steven Norton practices his different shots under the supervision of new coach Brad Rathe. (photo courtesy of Brad Rathe)

March 13, 2016

By Caley Griebenow, features editor During a morning workout, senior Steven Norton learned that there would be a change to the tennis coaching staff. The former varsity coach, alumni Tommy Kujawa, told his team that he found a new job and will be stepping down from his position. This left Norton and the ...

Boys’ basketball looks to bounce back against Wheeling

Boys’ basketball looks to bounce back against Wheeling

January 8, 2016

By Devin Prassad, executive sports editor With just a minute remaining in the boys’ basketball game on Tuesday, senior Dan Marshall went down hard and suffered a dislocated shoulder for the third time. The game was put on pause for nearly half an hour as trainers tended to Marshall. Just three quarters before that, junior Frankie Mack went up for a layup and came down hard...

Varsity baseball falls in regional final, seniors leave legacy

FACE OFF: Senior Luke Karz stares down the pitcher as he awaits the next pitch. Against Warren in the regional final, Karz had a key double in the fourth inning that kept the Knights close. Later that inning he scored on a past ball even though his run was not enough for the Knights in their 7-2 loss.

June 1, 2015

By Jack Ankony (@Jank__11) The varsity baseball team took on the Warren Blue Devils Monday, June 1. After the Knights defeated Highland Park in the semifinal, they met Warren in the regional final. The Knights lost 7-2 in a hard fought battle, ending their season. Pitchers junior Pasquale Atteo, sen...

Tennis reflects on season as a whole

GOOD WORK: Head varsity coach Tom Kujawa pats junior doubles player David Slupski on the back after a hard fought match at Hersey on May 7.

May 30, 2015

By Devin Prasad (@the_d_prasad) The boys’ tennis team compares their team sectional to the group of death in the World Cup. According to senior Joey Hafertepe, the sectional meet held at Deerfield High School on May 22 and 23 is home to four of the top eight teams in the state. While Hafertepe and...

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