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Scala shines at state: video

February 21, 2012

  By Miranda Holloway Executive Online Editor Sophomore Gianna Scala had a lot of waiting to do at the Girls' Gymnastics State Championship Feb. 18. Scala qualified for the floor event final, the last of the four events to go on the last night of championships. Scala watched the vault, bars and beam ...

Bowlers place sixth at state

February 16, 2011

By Alyssa Zediker Staff Writer Out in the cold last Wednesday night, the girls' bowling team covered head coach Greg Troyer’s house in toilet paper, which, though the girls didn't know that at the time, was a tradition. The girls were headed towards the state tournament in Rockford the following day...

Journalism state meet members bring home results

May 12, 2010

By Gina O'Neill Copy Editor With senior Keelan Murphy's fellow team members seniors Mike Hammersley and Katie Ritchie clenching one arm while senior Karolina Chwala and junior Riley Simpson held on to the other, Murphy anxiously anticipated the results of her IHSA State Meet competition. Murphy ...

Brault leaps into sectionals, qualifies for state

May 6, 2010

By Maggie Devereux Executive Sports Editor Senior Jim Brault had one of his best horizontal bar routines as the boy's gymnastics team competed in the sectional meet at Wheaton North Wednesday. Brault fourth in that event, automatically qualifying him for the state meet next weekend. "It was awesome,...

State speech meet brings state champion

February 23, 2010

By Tallyn Owens To say the Prospect speech program had a busy weekend is a serious understatement. The Knights boasted four state competitors upon entering the meet, and those same four all finished in the top six in their respective events. Senior Laura Winters received the first place medal for...

Gymnastics sends two to state

February 18, 2010

By Mike Hammersley Copy Editor The two athletes the girls' gymnastics team qualified for the state meet this Friday are almost polar opposites.  On one hand, there is Katie Colmone, the experienced senior who nabbed an all-around at-large bid and has been to state before. On the other hand there i...

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...

Athlete of the week: Annette White

November 5, 2009

Athlete of the week is a new, online-only feature about one athlete who the Sports staff believes deserves recognition.  The feature will run, as you may have already guessed, every week. This week’s choice is senior cross country runner Annette White, the leading runner, along with freshman Brooke W...

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...

Golfers place in middle of pack at state

October 19, 2009

By Brian Thomas and Neel Thakkar Staff Writer and Associate Editor-in-Chief On Friday and Saturday, Prospect sent off 3 boys golfers to compete at state in Bloomington  (girls results further down). Juniors Derek Leeney, Jimi Poulos, and senior Matt Maloney played to the best of their abilities despite t...

Boys' golf sends three to state

October 13, 2009

By Riley Simpson Sports Editor It was the great Don Adams who played Maxwell Smart in the 1965 television series "Get Smart."  His most memorable line, "missed it by that much," applies to the boys' golf team, who came extremely close to moving on to state this past weekend.  The Knights finished third in the I...

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