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Q&A: Quarterback Miles Osei on committing to U of I

February 1, 2010

An edited transcript of an interview with senior quarterback Miles Osei, who recently committed to playing football at the University of Illinois after previously committing to Northern Illinois University.  Interview by Mike Hammersley.           Why the switch? "Obviously I was committed to Nort...

Kiper's Best Available: Lessons learned from football season

November 8, 2009

November 8, 2009 Reflections on this year's football season By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor Now that the football season has drawn to a close, and I have spent half the season on the sidelines, I think it's necessary to reveal all of the secrets I have learned throughout my time with Prospect football.  He...

Season ends after loss to Wheaton North

November 8, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief On paper, the Knights should have beaten Wheaton North handily - they had more passing yards (339 to 148), more first downs (26 to 17), a supportive home crowd and a defense energized by the previous week's effort against Carmel (holding them to 13 points).  Bu...

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.  “...

Knights denied share of East title

October 24, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief The conditions were poor: the field was muddy, the ball was wet and fingers were slippery.  If the Bears were playing, the game plan would have been simple: three yards and a cloud of dust (or in this case, mud). Both Prospect (7-2 overall, 3-2 in the MSL East) ...

Prospect rolls past Wheeling

October 17, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Entering the season, there was one definite star on Prospect's football team—senior quarterback Miles Osei.  In the past few weeks, however, the spotlight has grown to include junior Peter Bonahoom as well, whose record-breaking 355-yard performance last week a...

Prospect runs over Elk Grove

October 10, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Following his team's 33-26 win against Elk Grove (4-3 overall), Prospect (6-1 overall) head coach Brent Pearlman said, in a classic understatement, that his team "made a decision during the week ... to come out and run the football." Mission accomplished. Read M...

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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