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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...

Defensive turnaround huge in playoff win

October 30, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief After last week's 38-46 loss against Rolling Meadows, Prospect head coach Brent Pearlman was able to sum up his team's troubles in one word. "Defense," Pearlman said. “I think we’ve been close with the defense all year,” he added a few days later.  “...

Breaking down Prospect v. Carmel

October 29, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Though both teams have a long history of success and sport identical records (7-2 overall), Prospect’s first-round playoff game at Carmel High School, in Mundelein, is notable mostly for its contrasts. While the Knights, who are seeded 10th, have put up s...

Defense steps up in 40-0 shutout of Hersey

October 4, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief As expected, Prospect's offense delivered against Hersey, putting up 40 points, but it was the Knights' defense that was the story on this rainy, muddy Friday night in Arlington Heights. After allowing their last two opponents—Barrington and Buffalo Grove—to ...

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