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Prosper stuns Little Elm 56-39 to create tie for district; Wrightsil explodes for 27 points

Prosper stuns Little Elm 56-39 to create tie for district; Wrightsil explodes for 27 points

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prosper destroyed the Little Elm Lobos 56-39 Friday night to create a tie for first in district 14-5A. In the boys' most important game this year, they rose to the occasion in a major way. Senior Zach Wrightsil was the star of the night Friday as he dropped 27 points, to mark the biggest game of his...

A look into Basketball’s Senior Night and the road to playoffs

A look into Basketball’s Senior Night and the road to playoffs

Delaney Butler

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior night marks an evening where senior athletes are recognized for their contributions to their teams. Feb. 2 was the Eagles Basketball Senior Nights at home against Carrollton Creekview. The women played first, tipping off at 6:00 in the arena. They began by hitting almost all of their shots,...

Lady Eagles’ first playoff game set for Monday

Lady Eagles’ first playoff game set for Monday

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lady Eagle basketball begins their playoff run Monday. The game is set for 7 pm at McKinney High School. Prosper (29-3) will take on Frisco Centennial (18-13) in the first round of the state playoffs. Centennial comes into Monday winning their last two matchups against Independence and Heritage. Thei...

New UIL realignments place Prosper in tough 6A district

New UIL realignments place Prosper in tough 6A district

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

UIL released the new district realignment last Thursday. This move resulted in Prosper volleyball, basketball, and football being moved into class 6A. Although this upgrade in class doesn't come as a surprise to most, the district that Prosper was placed in raises some eyebrows. The dreaded district  Prosper is welcome...

Eagles prevail past The Colony 50-46 in team effort

Eagles prevail past The Colony 50-46 in team effort

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prosper picked up their fourth straight victory Tuesday night after defeating The Colony 50-46. Once again, it was a total team effort from the entire lineup of Prosper. Josh Davis and Taveion White both lead the team in scoring with 12 points respectively. Kyle Jessen also added a solid 11 points of...

Prosper defeats R.L. Turner 72-41 led by Wrightsil, White, and Jessen

Prosper defeats R.L. Turner 72-41 led by Wrightsil, White, and Jessen

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Prosper picked up where they left off Friday as they defeated Carrollton R.L. Turner Tuesday night, 72-41. Zach Wrightsil (14 points), Taveion White (14 points) and Kyle Jessen (12 points) led the way for the Eagles by finishing in double figures in points. The win marks two straight victories for Prosper...

Prosper drops crucial loss against Little Elm Lobos, R.J. Hampton

Prosper drops crucial loss against Little Elm Lobos, R.J. Hampton

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Basketball lost their first district game of the season against Little Elm Tuesday night. Up by 11 points at the half, Prosper gave up their lead in the second and lost by a final score of 54-52. The Lobos were led by the strong play of R.J. Hampton; who contributed 25 points. Hampton, the #4 overall...

Tuesday night Eagles vs. Little Elm

Tuesday night Eagles vs. Little Elm

Kester Muthalaly, Photography Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Week, Sports

Head women’s basketball coach Trey Rachal reaches 100th win

Head women’s basketball coach Trey Rachal reaches 100th win

Delaney Butler

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

After coaching at the high school for five years, Coach Trey Rachal has earned his 100th win. The Lady Eagles played The Colony at home and won 48-45. In 2006, Trey Rachal began his career as an assistant coach for boys basketball in Edmond, Oklahoma and later worked in the same position here in 2012. Rachal earned his first...

Eagles vs. Lake Dallas

Eagles vs. Lake Dallas

Kester Muthalaly, Photography Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Week, Sports

Eagles demolished Lake Dallas 70-41 Friday night Jan. 12.  

Prosper Boys Wrestling wins State Dual Championships

Prosper Boys Wrestling wins State Dual Championships

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prosper boys wrestling took home the state championship this past weekend, winning five matches on their way to the title. Prosper placed first out of 15 total schools, and had no trouble winning all five matchups. The first round saw the Eagles take on RL Turner. This first round was no match for...

Prosper continues stellar season, currently first in district with 20-2 record

Prosper continues stellar season, currently first in district with 20-2 record

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Prosper basketball has continued their historic season of wins throughout the month of December and beginning part of January. The Eagles have tallied victories in eight of their last nine games, while maintaining their lead atop District 14-5a. Prosper's wins have came against district foes, as well...

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