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The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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Prospect girl’s basketball stands at attention during the anthem. While not required, most high school teams are on the court when the anthem begins.

March Madness over national anthem attendance

Nicole Antczak April 11, 2024

Eight years ago, Colin Kaepernick caused a stir when he took a knee instead of standing during the National Anthem at an NFL game. At the time, he was trying to protest against police brutality and racism....

Senior Jerry Drucker shoots the ball.

Varsity Boys Basketball Regional Final Game

Alyssa Kowols, Associate Editor-in-Chief of ProspectorNow March 7, 2024

Sophomore Jaxon Penovich stands in first place on the podium on Feb. 16. Holding the IHSA bracket in hand, Penovich lays claim to his outstanding 47-3 season — an improvement from his freshman year where he finished in fifth place at state with a record of 41-5.

Penovich wins IHSA wrestling championship; third wrestler to win in Prospect history

PJ O'Grady, Editor-in-Cheif February 28, 2024

After beating Loyola wrestler Quinn Herbert for the third time, sophomore Jaxon Penovich clinched the first state title for boys’ wrestling since 2017 — a record previously held by Matt Wroblewski...

PHS Orchesis presents: SYNERGY PART 1

PHS Orchesis presents: SYNERGY PART 1

Tessa Trylovich, Managing Editor February 26, 2024

Caitlin Clark’s impact on girl’s basketball

Matthew Pulver, Executive Sports Editor February 15, 2024

On February 3, 2024 junior Viola Pianetto and junior Elanie Taboada placed 2nd (Pianetto) and 4th (Taboada) at IHSA Girls Wrestling Regionals, qualifying them both for the upcoming sectional.

Girls wrestling makes history at regionals

Stella Palm, Managing Editor February 6, 2024

On February 3, 2024 at IHSA Girls Wrestling Regionals juniors Viola Pianetto and Elanie Taboada qualified for the IHSA Girls Wrestling Sectional at Shamburg. With Pianetto placing 2nd at 130 lbs and Taboada...

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