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PTK challenges D214 schools

May 23, 2011

By Tess Bauer Online Editor Prime Time Knights, or PTK, has been hard at work creating events that physically and mentally challenge Prospect students and create leadership roles for the members of PTK. After creating events like PTK Superstars and Biggest Winner, PTK group sponsor Brent Pearlman decided ...

Sebestyen made new head football coach

December 18, 2010

By Maggie Devereux Executive Sports Editor One of the very first gifts now-head football coach Mike Sebestyen received as a child was a tiny football. As the child of a head football coach, the sport was in his blood. “From the day I was born, football was around me,” Sebestyen said. ”As a kid, I...

Running into the playoffs

October 29, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Executive Sports Editor After gaining 413 rushing yards last week against Buffalo Grove, the Prospect Knights (8-1) wrapped up their regular season with an eighth straight win and an outright MSL East championship by beating Buffalo Grove 28-0 (4-5). The running game was led by se...

Football runs through Meadows

October 6, 2010

By Alyssa Zediker Staff Writer Prospect’s varsity football team has once again beat Rolling Meadows at their homecoming game on Oct. 1, with a score of 40-7. Even though this was Rolling Meadows' Homecoming game, Prospect did not, in any way, change their style of play. “We took it as any other ga...

Pearlman to retire

February 12, 2010

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief Eleven years ago, coach Brent Pearlman took command of a football program that often played second fiddle to the band on Friday nights. It would be difficult to blame the fans; the team, after all, had pieced together 11 victories in the previous nine yea...

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...

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...

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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