Water Break: Matt Inserra

Water Break: Matt Inserra

December 16, 2016

By Jack Ankony, executive sports editor Senior Matt Inserra Swimmer Best times of this season: 50yd freestyle 22.59, 100yd freestyle 49.67 What are some things the team is looking forward to the most heading into the season? The ultimate goal is to win the East, so that is the one thing we are looking forw...

Boys' swim and dive sends three to state meet

February 26, 2015

By Molly Mueller Executive Online Sports Editor  Right before senior Sam Gabriel jumped into the pool for the final heat of the 100 yard backstroke at the Glenbrook North sectional Sat. Feb. 21, Ryan Smith from Deerfield High School whipped out a 52.49 in the previous heat, about a second faster t...

Competition drives success in diving

January 21, 2015

By Abby Sunu In-Depth Editor The last names that stand beside the unbeatable scores listed on the boy’s swimming and diving record board are on display for the whole school to see. The sense of accomplishment and recognition behind those names and scores is something many swimmer and divers strive...

Stephen Schmit breaks 6 Dive record

December 13, 2014

By Eva Schacht Executive Online News Editor Walking into his first swim and dive meet of his senior year, Stephen Schmit knew that he was close to breaking Prospect’s 6 dive record set in 2012 by Andre Burck (217.10). By the end of the meet, Schmit was the new holder of the 6 dive record and only br...

Duel in the pool: boys’ swim and dive hold off Wheeling

January 29, 2014

By Molly Mueller Sports Editor Wheeling High School. The home pool of both Wheeling and Prospect’s swim teams. On Friday, the two teams swam against each other and it became the site of ultimate bragging rights. Prospect narrowly beat out Wheeling 95-91 to earn the bragging rights for the next year along with clos...

Boys’ swim and dive continues winning streak

January 10, 2014

By Molly Mueller Sports Editor The Prospect boys’ swim and dive team marked the halfway point in their season with another MSL East win under their belt. The team continued their perfect 4-0 dual meet record with the win against Elk Grove. The Knights also won both the St. Viator and Rolling Meadow...

The Underground takes new territory

December 6, 2013

Features editor The Underground (The U) is taking it’s first steps of planning a big event for an away game. Normally, The U only does events for playoff games or general admission, but at the varsity boys’ basketball game taking place at Hersey on Dec. 6, The U has planned The Underground Road Tr...

Boys' swimming opens against Schaumburg

December 4, 2011

By Whitney Kiepura Guest Writer In a season opener with many first, second and third place finishes, Prospect boys’ swimming took on Schaumburg’s Saxons. Some of the top finishes were senior Matt Rendino’s second place finish in the 50 meter freestyle race with a time of 26.3 seconds. In the 2...

Swim and dive fights seasonal slump

January 18, 2011

By Whitney Kiepura Executive Opinion Editor It is the middle of the season when teams start to lose the motivation that drove them at the start. They have not yet gained the anticipation of competing in conference meets. Like a mid-life crisis, most athletes can relate to this time when the practices...

Boys' swim into seventh at St. Viator Invite

December 15, 2010

  By Whitney Kiepura Executive Opinion Editor In the basement of St. Viator High School, the boys' swim and dive team took on not one team, like the regular dual meets, but eight. This invite was another tough challenge for the boys, who placed seventh out of nine teams at the meet. That Wednesday the...

Poolside cheers: Prospect swim and dive team wins first at home

January 21, 2010

By Whitney Kiepura Staff Writer The boys' swim team earned their first home pool victory against Schaumburg last Thursday. The varsity team won 132 – 53, but the frosh/soph team lost a hard battle, 102 – 71. The event was loud and the atmosphere intense throughout, largely because of the swimmers...

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