Wrestling sends five individuals to State, preps for team Sectionals

Wrestling sends five individuals to State, preps for team Sectionals

Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

As Prospect wins Regionals for the sixth time in the past seven years, they finish with nine Sectional qualifiers including Will Baysinger, Marcus Santos, Lennon Steinkuehler, Damien Puma, Jack Milos, Joey Miller, Christopher Denardis and Caleb Smith.  Prospect scored 201 team points as they c...

Wrestling falls to two undefeated opponents


Alyssa Schulz, Executive Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Image is from a 61-16 win against Hersey High School at Prospect on Dec. 6. The wrestling team lost to Barrington 46-21 and Schaumburg 37-31 on Dec. 5. Both Schaumburg and Barrington remain undefeated through the beginning of the season. Even though the team lost, senior Ryan Traviolia believ...

Wrestling Wins MSL East, places third in conference meet

Wrestling Wins MSL East, places third in conference meet

January 29, 2019

By Wyatt Dojutrek, associate online editor-in-chief In his nine years as head varsity wrestling coach, Tom Whalen knew that this program had what it takes to continually compete for the MSL East title every year. But this season, the program took it to the extreme. All three levels of the wrestling...

Wroblewski wins state championship for wrestling

Wroblewski wins state championship for wrestling

February 21, 2017

By Wyatt Dojutrek, online sports editor Senior Matt Wroblewski joined an elite club, as he became the second wrestler in program history to win a state championship. Wroblewski defeated Diata Drayton of Marist High School 8-4 in the first place match to take home the state trophy. However, Wroblewski...

Wrestling earns first ever state berth

February 26, 2015

By Ryan Molini Sports Editor On Feb. 24, the varsity wrestling team made program history as they qualified for the team state finals against seven of the state's top teams. Prospect wrestling is proud to finally say they are among the last eight standing. A narrow 30-29 victory over the Grant High Schoo...

Wrestling: back-to-back regional champions

February 11, 2015

By Molly Mueller, Executive Online Sports Editor  On Saturday, February 7, Prospect’s wrestling team won their regional meet at Glenbrook South High School with a score of 210.5, compared to runner-up Wheeling’s 176.5. This was the third time wrestling has been a regional champion and first t...

Boys' wrestling wins MSL East, regionals

February 16, 2014

By Molly Mueller Sports Editor  Prospect’s wrestling team began the post-season competitions with a Mid-Suburban League East title along with the regional championship. According to head coach Tom Whalen, the team had been going after the regional title for a while and this year was very successfu...

Wrestling ready to tackle season

November 14, 2012

By Brian Park Executive In-Depth Editor| Looking forward to winning the regional and division championship, the boys wrestling team is ready to kick off the season, back with a well-rounded group with athletes divided among each of the 14 weight classes set for the competitive schedule this year. Because ...

Athlete of the Week: Mike Etchingham

December 16, 2011

By Jack Mathews Executive Sports EditorSenior Mike Etchingham has a total record of 11-4 this season as of 12/15.  On Saturday he finished in third place at the Dick Mudge tournament held at Prospect in the 170 lb weight class where Prospect finished sixth out of fifteen teams. Q: What have you improved o...

Wrestling starts strong in Stevenson Quad

November 28, 2010

By Jenna Mastrolonardo Features Editor The Knights' varsity wrestling team suited up for the season opening invitational meet hosted by Stevenson High School on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Hoffman Estates and Glenbrook North were also among the schools in attendance, though Prospect and Hoffman Estates never ...

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