Basketball sectional preview

February 27, 2012

By Peter Fusilero Staff Writer After finishing their last home game, the Prospect basketball team is now looking forward to this year’s Barrington sectional. Out of the 21 teams in the sectional, Prospect is ranked ninth. According to coach John Camardella, this year’s seeding is very close. Ranging ...

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...

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.  “...

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...

Your guide to the playoffs: Game 1

October 27, 2009

By Neel Thakkar Associate Editor-in-Chief The football team will begin postseason play this Friday, against 7th-seeded Carmel High School (7-2 overall).  Since the Knights (also 7-2 overall) are seeded 10th, the game will take place at Carmel, roughly a half hour away from Prospect (see directions...

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...

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