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Boys' basketball starts season in annual tournament

December 1, 2010

By Richard Lenke Staff Writer The boys’ basketball team started their season with the annual St. Patrick High School tournament this past weekend. Along with the host team, Prospect faced off against Oak Park River Forest and Chicago Senn. The Knights narrowly lost their first game against Oak Park...

Boys' season ends short of second straight regional title

March 7, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys' basketball team went for their second consecutive regional title Friday night at Glenbrook South, against New Trier. Unfortunately, the boys came up short and they lost the game, 61-55.   The boys’ came out hot and ready to play in the first quarter.  They hit f...

After two tough losses, boys' basketball readies for conference championship

February 23, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys' basketball team (16-8 overall, 8-2 in conference) suffered another tough loss to Hersey on Friday night.   For the second consecutive game - the first was against St. Viator - the team gave up over 80 points.  In the Hersey game, the Knights lost 84-72 and allowed He...

Boys' basketball clinches East

February 13, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor “We knew that tonight could be a special night for us,” senior Nsenzi Salasini said.  “It was senior night, our last home game, and we had a chance to clinch the MSL East for the third year in a row.”  What a special night it was for the boys' basketball team, ...

Boys' basketball's 24-game East win streak ends

February 12, 2010

By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The boys’ basketball team had won 24 consecutive MSL East games going into Friday night.  They were going for their 25th consecutive win at Buffalo Grove, but they came up short.  Buffalo Grove was the last MSL East team to hand Prospect a loss, all the way back in December...

Boys' basketball beats Meadows, remains undefeated in MSL East

February 1, 2010

  By Brian Thomas Sports Editor The Knights hosted their rival, Rolling Meadows, for a big MSL East game on Friday night in the Jean Walker Field House. It was close for most of the first quarter, but then with 1:53 left, the Knights went on a 9-2 run which put them up 17-9 at the end of the qu...

Boys' basketball beats Titans by one

January 14, 2010

By PJ Kennedy Staff Writer When senior co-captain Joe Latulip announced he was done for the season with a dislocated knee cap, every Prospect basketball fan’s heart dropped. Fortunately, the players didn't flinch. Despite Latulip's absence, Knights defeated Glenbrook South 56-55 Tuesday in the Jean W...

Defensive turnaround leads Knights to win at Wheeling

January 11, 2010

  After a two-game losing streak, the boys' basketball team played a big MSL East game at Wheeling on Friday night.  Despite the recent losses, the Knights were fired up. The game went back and forth for a few minutes in the first quarter, but with 3:07 left in the first quarter, the Knight...

Boys' basketball's defense falters against Barrington

January 6, 2010

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer   Fresh off their run to the championship game in Wheeling’s Hardwood Classic tournament, the boys' basketball team hosted the Barrington Broncos on Tuesday night. The Knights looked good early and led after the first quarter, 17-9. Theywere in control for m...

Boys' basketball makes run to finals of Hardwood Classic

December 29, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer Over winter break, the boy’s basketball team played in their annual Hardwood Classic tournament hosted by Wheeling High School. Prospect won their first two games convincingly and were in control all game, as they beat Niles North, 70-44 and Naperville Central, 62-43. ...

Boys' basketball edges Meadows by one

December 12, 2009

By Brian Thomas Staff Writer On Thursday night at Rolling Meadows, the boy’s basketball team won what turned out to be a close game at the end. They won 59-58. They led the entire game and played very strong in the first three quarters and went into the 4th quarter with an 11-point lead over the Mus...

Athlete of the week: Mike LaTulip

December 6, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one Prospect athlete that the Sports staff believes deserves recognition.  This feature will run once a week. This week's choice is sophomore basketball player Mike LaTulip.  The younger brother of team co-captain senior Joe LaTulip, Mike has emerged as a star in his own right with his recent performance, incl...

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