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Petro warms up for state performance

Joshua Irvine
February 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

Full disclosure: the author is a member of the varsity swim team. "If I get this I'm gonna win state!" The basketball arcs over the pool deck and landed with a flat splash just short of the white nylon net suspended over the shallow end of Prospect High School's pool. "Aww." junior Michael...

Girls basketball falls short in sectional championship

Katie Lindgren
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

The girls were up against Fremd for the sectional title. After previously beating Fremd in the MSL conference championship, the team had hopes for winning this game. They knew it would be a tough battle, and it proved to be. The Huskies got into trouble quick when junior Erin McGrath got two fouls...

Girls basketball clinches conference championship

Girls basketball clinches conference championship

Kelly McCarthy
February 12, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

The Huskies battled it out with Fremd on the basketball court and came out on top with a win, clinching the MSL Conference title Wednesday night. The girls beat the Vikings 36-33 after being down by nine points at one point in the third quarter. The girls will next play on Feb. 15 against the winner...

Students anticipate Night of Hoops

Kayleigh Padar
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

“Night of Hoops”, a yearly event in which Career Life Skills, or CLS, students play basketball in the place of a prime time game, will occur in the main gym tonight. “What’s really great about this event is how the boys’ varsity is sacrificing their prime time game and senior night so that...

What will they decide?

Tommy Lumsden
November 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

  College football has experienced something it has not experienced since 1985. The second, third, and fourth ranked teams in the country fell on the same Saturday. "What a Saturday. Four out of the top ten teams lost, and three out of the top four fell. Being a fan of college football, it's...

‘Stampede’ of hardware for girls swimming

‘Stampede’ of hardware for girls swimming

Joshua Irvine
September 26, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Sports

The girls swim and dive team has emerged victorious from the Buffalo Grove Stampede invite, the latest in a series of wins for the team. The team finished first of 14 teams, including MSL rivals Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling and host Buffalo Grove. With final team score of 483 points, the girls...

Don’t feel blue for lack of caught balls

Tommy Lumsden
September 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

The following is an op-ed written by sports editor Tommy Lumsden.  Views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Correspondent or its staff as a whole. 40,000 plus fans show up to professional baseball games every day and only a few of these fans can get a ball...

Meet the OC leaders

Meet the OC leaders

Kayleigh Padar
September 23, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Sports

  To the majority of the student body, football season starting up means more than just another team sharing the gym for practice. It means once again that students can come out with some friends to show school spirit to support the team. "If you come out to one of the games, you can look...

Tommy’s Take

Tommy Lumsden
August 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the Olympics wrap up, the United States came out on top the medal count with one hundred and twenty-one total medals. They had a total of forty-six golds, thirty-seven silver, and thirty-eight bronze. China came in second with a medal count of seventy. Swimming accounted for thirty-three medals...

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