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Analysis – Basketball starts season with highs & lows, performs well in district tournament

Analysis – Basketball starts season with highs & lows, performs well in district tournament

Zach Markey, Sports Columnist and Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There have been two completely different sides of the varsity boys basketball's 6-5 record through 10 games. After a slow 1-3 start to the year, the Eagles bounced back with an impressive showing at the annual Prosper ISD Sewell Boys Basketball Classic tournament,  even though they fell to The Colony...

Sports Column –
Prosper finishes 1st 6A season, looks ahead to next

Sports Column – </br>Prosper finishes 1st 6A season, looks ahead to next

Zach Markey, Sports Editor and Columnist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Prosper saw their season end Saturday night with a brutal 63-17 loss to the Longview Lobos (12-0) at The Star in Frisco. The Eagles didn't hold a single lead the entire night and fell behind the Longview offense. Although the Eagles put up 17 points, the offense struggled for most of the game and co...

Varsity football plans for 1st-round playoff matchup against Naaman Forest

Varsity football plans for 1st-round playoff matchup against Naaman Forest

Zach Markey, Sports Editor and Columnist

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a close 43-35 win over Plano last week, varsity football looks forward to their next matchup: a first-round playoff game against Garland Naaman Forest. Naaman Forest is no stranger to the Eagles, as the squad played its very first game of this season against the Rangers. Prosper won handily then,...

Prosper falls to McKinney North 64-72

Prosper falls to McKinney North 64-72

Sydney Washburn, Photographer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Week, Showcase, Sports

Prosper played McKinney North in their first game of the season on Nov. 13. Point guard Josh Davis, No. 11, shoots the ball, but is blocked by McKinney North defender Jamien Hopkins, No. 35. Davis scored 11 points during the game. The Eagles were unable to defeat the Bulldogs in their first game. Prosper will play their first tournament of the season Nov. 19-20 at Lone Star High School.

Athletes take careers forward, commit to colleges

Athletes take careers forward, commit to colleges

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A group of 14 athletes plans to sign Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 a.m. in the arena to play their designated sports at the collegiate level. All family and friends are welcome to attend and stay for a small reception following the ceremony. “Anytime you have kids get a chance to further their career an...

Eagles defeat Wildcats
Prosper faces Naaman Forest next in playoffs

Eagles defeat Wildcats </br>Prosper faces Naaman Forest next in playoffs

Justin Hudson, Zach Markey, and Kester Muthalaly

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

After this win over the Plano Wildcats, Prosper will host its first playoff game in Eagle Stadium against Naaman Forest on Friday, Nov. 16. That also marks the last game in Eagle Stadium. Check out next week's game: ...

Volleyball goes to regional semifinal against Klein

Volleyball goes to regional semifinal against Klein

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eagles (35-9) will play Klein (39-8) 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, on the road for the regional semifinal title. “We are looking to play solid, low error volleyball,” assistant coach, Leslie Jackson said.“At this point in playoffs, the team that makes the fewest mistakes is going to win.” ...

Swim & dive dominate competition

Swim & dive dominate competition

Emma Gnidziejko, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

This past weekend, Prosper Swim and Dive competed at the Frisco Independent School District Invitational, finishing in first place overall, and beating 22 other teams. The team has dominated their first year competing in 6A, and the boys are undefeated so far this season. "The boys scored 361.5, bea...

Football looks forward
to final matchup against Plano
after tough loss to Allen

Football looks forward </br>to final matchup against Plano </br>after tough loss to Allen

Zach Markey, Sports Editor and Columnist

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prosper's 26-0 hole to start the game against Allen proved costly in their 54-21 loss against the Allen Eagles (9-0) Friday night. The slow start from the Eagles allowed Allen to gain all the momentum they needed to clinch the District 9-6A title. The Eagles, though, will be looking to add to the...

Girls cross country team
wins 3rd at state,
continues to compete

Girls cross country team</br> wins 3rd at state,</br> continues to compete

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity cross country girls placed third at the University Interscholastic League state meet Nov. 3, and but they still have at least one more race ahead of them. The girls will run next Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Nike National Qualifiers. If they place second or third, they then will advance to t...

Volleyball faces Plano in regional quarterfinal

Volleyball faces Plano in regional quarterfinal

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girl’s volleyball will play Plano 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at McKinney High for the Regional Quarterfinals title. “We were really excited to go undefeated in district the second year in a row,” senior Madi Whitmire said. “We’re just really excited to hopefully beat them for the third ti...

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