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Boys' XC take second in sectionals, qualify for state

October 30, 2011

By Jane Berry Features Editor The boys' cross country team went into sectionals with a positive attitude, despite the fact that state was not a guarantee for them. “I think today is going to go well,” head coach Mike Stokes said. “It’s a beautiful day. We ran well last week and there is no re...

Boy's XC takes on Loyola, Fremd

October 10, 2011

By Jordan Fletcher Sports Editor October  6 had an expected high of 55 degrees according to CBS news, so it would be a shocker to hear the complaints from fellow teammates of the heat brought by the direct heat. The opposite would be said about senior varsity runner Josh Campos who commented saying t...

Athlete of the Week: Michael Leet

September 21, 2011

Michael Leet placed first Saturday at the Libertyville Invitational at Adler Park for the boys' cross country team. That makes him… our Athlete of the Week.   Q: What did you do to prepare? A: I just ran when [Cross country coach Michael] Stokes told me to, and it worked out.   Q: Were you ex...

Girls, Strobel perform best at state

November 17, 2010

By Maggie Devereux Executive Sports Editor At the sectional cross country race two weeks ago, sophomore Brooke Wolfe continued her winning streak by taking the sectional title. Her and the girls' team qualified for the state meet which was held last weekend in Peoria. The boys' team took sixth at the...

Athlete of the week: Chris Spudic

November 15, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one athlete who the Sports staff believes deserved recognition.  The feature will run, as you may have already guessed, every week. This week's choice is the leader of the Knighthood of Runners, senior Chris Spudic.  After placing fourth at s...

Boys' cross country takes fourth at state

November 9, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor The boys' cross country team, after placing fourth at the state meet this weekend, can honestly say they gave it their all. Seniors Chris Spudic, who finished fifth individually, and Albert Ciolek, who finished 48th, both threw up after the meet due to exhaustion or de...

Boys' cross country qualifies for state

November 1, 2009

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor On Saturday, the boys' cross country team had what senior Chris Spudic described as "one of [their] worst meets of the year."  Strangely enough, such a performance was still good enough for a second place finish at sectionals (behind Palatine) and a ticket to the state m...

Boys' cross country charges past regionals

October 25, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor It was a cold and muddy Saturday morning, but that didn't stop the juggernaut that was the Prospect boy's cross-country team.  The team dominated their regional at Busse Woods, with an overall team score of 25. Their closest competitor, Schaumburg, landed far back fr...

Catch him if you can

October 14, 2009

By: Kate Schroeder Managing editor Last week senior Chris Spudic broke the school record on Prospects home field during the Knight's cross country meet against Hersey and Loyola. Spudic broke the record made by Ryan Craven in 2005. His time was 15:11 and Spudic finished the race at 15:10 Read More &raq...

Cross country teams dominate Peoria invite

October 4, 2009

  Both cross country teams ran exceptionally well at the Peoria invite on Saturday (Stories updated with greater coverage). Read More »...

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