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Mr. Block's March madness picks: Can you beat him?

March 13, 2012

After spending four years as a professional sportswriter — and four years overthinking the heck out of my March Madness picks — I've decided to go a different route in 2012. No match-ups, no X's and O's, no coaches. Only one factor determined my picks: where do my former students go to school?  ...

March madness

March 13, 2012

Basketball fans! Submit your bracket to us and you could win $20 to Sports Authority if your bracket beats ours! The gift card will be given to the bracket with the highest combined total points. All you have to do is simply by holding down control and clicking here and open this in a new tab.  Once ...

Girls' basketball edges out Hersey

December 18, 2011

By Alyssa Zediker Executive Sports Editor For the third Friday in a row the varsity girls' basketball team came back from behind to take the win. Friday, Dec. 2 the knights came from behind in the fourth quarter to defeat Elk Grove 44-40 and Friday Dec. 9 the team overtook Wheeling in over time 75-...

Pack the places supports cancer research

December 6, 2011

By Jane Berry   Associate Editor- in- Chief   Although typical basketball games are not as strongly attended as football games, the second annual Pack the Place event was just that: packed.The event consisted of game day, an event with inflatable games for all students, a varsity girls basketball game, a varsity boys basketball game and, m...

Lady Knights defeat Grens

December 5, 2011

By Alyssa Zediker Executive Sports Editor Like senior Christina Brucci's 3 point shots Elk Grove saw their lead fade away in the final minutes of the 4 quarter as the Knights rallied to a 44-40 vicotry over the Grenadiers. The Knights trailed throughout much of the game but when Grenadier Diamnd Boyd fo...

Boys' basketball drives past Elk Grove

December 4, 2011

By Jack Mathews Executive Sports Editor Before Friday night only one player on the Knights, senior Mike LaTulip, had experienced starting a conference game.  No one on the roster, however, has ever experienced a loss at home against an MSL East opponent. Fortunately for the Knights that would continu...

Athlete of the Week: Maura Benson

December 2, 2011

By Alyssa Zediker Executive Sports Editor Maura Benson is one of three captains for girls' basketball team. The Knights defeated Schaumburg 50-41 and will be playing Elk Grove Dec 2 at 6:30 for full coverage check back here on prospectornow.com.   Q: How has the seasons been going for you so far? A: ...

Disco dancing for charity

March 4, 2011

By Jordan Fletcher Staff Writer The boys’ basketball team, in the hunt for an MSL title all year, had to win against Hersey on Feb. 11 to keep that dream alive. The Knights won narrowly, 77-65, allowing the 300 students who attended the Disco Inferno dance immediately afterwards to celebrate. “After a basket...

Girls' basketball clinches second straight regional title

February 21, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Playing Stevenson for the regional championship on Thursday, the girls' basketball team had the advantage of experience. Sort of. Though the team had won the regional title last year and had beaten Stevenson (in double overtime) earlier this season, Thursday...

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...

Prospect game-day to kick off basketball season

November 30, 2009

By Keelan Murphy Executive In-Depth Editor   Wearing blue Underground t-shirts on Friday, December 4th  gives students more than an opportunity to win Big Blue Friday -  it gives them free admission to the first Prospect Game-Day. Students should arrive at 5 pm in gyms one and two to celebrate t...

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