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Prosper hosts track meet, athletes break records

Frisco Centennial and McKinney Boyd runners seem to trail behind freshman Jaxson Lanz in a relay event. In three relay events, the Eagles finished fourth in one event, and placed toward the bottom of the field in the other two.

Justin Hudson, Kester Muthalaly, and Zachary Markey

March 28, 2019

Sophomore photographer Justin Hudson shot the following photos during the March 8 20th Annual Dan Christie Relays, which were held at Prosper High School. Prosper athletes continue to head to meet after meet. For a list of the next appearance, see the schedule posted below the gallery and/or check out...

Varsity soccer looks to play Rowlett in 1st playoff round

Players Cole Newman, No. 25, Nolan DaRosa, No, 14, and Gavyn Rosales, No. 27, celebrate a goal from Newman. The team played Allen on Tuesday, March 19 on the road. They dropped short with a loss of 3-2 but were still able to clinch a spot in playoffs. They will play Rowlett at 8 p.m. Thursday night at McKinney North.

Ana Arredondo and Kennedy Wyles

March 27, 2019

Soccer players Eric Rodriguez, Nolan DaRosa, Jack Simonini and Preston Cutler share details about  the season and their plan for their first playoff game. They will play Rowlett Thursday at 8 p.m. at McKinney North.

Analysis – Soccer wraps up district, ready to face Rowlett in playoffs

Junior Osbaldo Loredo shoots a penalty kick against Plano on Friday night. The boys lost 3-2, which dropped them to fourth in district. They play Rowlett on Thursday,  March 28.

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

March 27, 2019

Boys' soccer finished their district season Friday with a 7-4-3 record. After coming off a hot streak in the first part of district competition, the team struggled in their last four games with a disappointing 0-3-1 slide. Impressive district start Following a frustrating preseason with a 2-2-3 re...

Analysis – Baseball begins first 6A season with impressive 18-2 record

Senior Jax Alley surveys the Coppell defense and anticipates a mistake to advance another base. The Eagles faced Coppell in a preseason scrimmage Tuesday night, Feb. 5.

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

March 22, 2019

Baseball has been on fire as of late. They head into Friday's fourth district game with an 18-2 overall record, while being flawless - 3-0 - in district play thus far. The Eagles couldn't have asked for a better transition from the 5A division to the highly competitive 6A. The main strength of the team...

Softball anticipates district play following preseason

Riley McDaniel, No. 11, and teammates celebrate after a home run in the second inning. This knock gave the Eagles an early 5-0 lead against Pilot Point in the Prosper tournament.

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

March 1, 2019

Softball season began in early February, and the Lady Eagles are fresh off two quality tournament performances. Prosper is set to play in the Flower Mound tournament following the cancelation of their tournament in Houston. With the team sitting at an 8-5 record, a strong performance could lift the record...

Girls basketball falls short despite memorable playoff run

Girls basketball advances in playoffs after a win over Plano, 55-51. The Eagles advanced to the sweet 16 with the win. Prosper would go on to advance to the regional finals, but fall short to Allen.

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 27, 2019

The Lady Eagle basketball season came to an unfortunate close as they fell to their district foe, Allen, by a final score of 58-53 Saturday afternoon. Prosper was able to maneuver all the way to the regional finals but came up a little short. The ladies seemed to have controlled most of the game, but...

Wrestling teams to compete at 6A state championship

Junior varsity wrestler Josiah Squires hugs his mom, Dalana Squires, goodbye as he leaves for the state championship. The tournament will take place at Cypress, Texas, in the Berry Center. “Last year was my first year here, and it was also our last year at 5A,” coach Sion King said. “Our kids were adjusting to being one of the better teams at 5A and now we jumped another level.”

Grace Williamson, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The girls and boys wrestling teams will compete at the 2019 state championship tournament Feb. 22-23. Last year, the boys took the 5A title, and now nine state qualifiers will compete for the 6A win. “You have to place top four to go to state,” sophomore Chase Parham said. “We had f...

Basketball falls in first round of playoffs; finishes valuable first season in 6A

Josh Davis looks for an open teammate in a game against the Plano West Wolves. As Prosper's season comes to an end, Davis, who is a senior, will be leaving the team.

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 21, 2019

Boys basketball season came to an end following the Eagles' 80-55 loss at the hands of South Garland Tuesday night. Prosper made the playoffs after finishing in fourth place in the district, which matched them up with the Colonels, who were undefeated in their district, in a tough first round. South Gar...

Junior offensive tackle commits to UT football

Offensive tackle Jake Majors puts on a University of Texas jersey. He committed to play football on Jan. 24. “UT was calling my name,” Majors said. “In my heart, I knew I wanted to stay in Texas and be a Longhorn.”

Ana Arredondo, Reporter and Photographer

February 14, 2019

After receiving his first offer from Colorado Boulder during his sophomore year, offensive tackle Jake Majors said he knew he wanted to continue playing football far after his high school career. Majors, a four-star offensive lineman, announced his commitment to the University of Texas on Jan. 24. ...

Senior swim team captain streamlines her way to college

Senior Ana Hernandez performs at the 5A state meet last year.  Hernandez signed to swim at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin Wednesday, Feb. 6. “Coach Milne has helped me become a better swimmer because I used to be really stubborn and not able to change, but she has taught me it’s better to change,” Hernandez-Flores said. “And I have (changed) not only as a swimmer, but as a person.”

Grace Williamson, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Senior swimmer Ana Hernandez-Flores turned her emotional outlet in the pool into a ticket to college. She signed to compete for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin on Feb. 6. After three years of high school swim, she plans to perform at the college level next year. “UTPB is pretty ...

Lady Eagle basketball anticipates deep run heading into playoffs

Jordyn Oliver celebrates with teammates in Prosper's 63-62 win Tuesday, Feb. 5. Oliver finished with 25 points on the night. This was senior night for Oliver and the rest of the Lady Eagles.

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 8, 2019

The Lady Eagles have been on an impressive run that saw them finish the regular season with a 24-10 overall record covering preseason and district play. The ladies have been in the middle of an uber-competitive District 9-6A where they finished in second place and clinched a playoff spot. In a district...

Dive team strives for new heights in district, regional competitions

Sophomore Parker Burton dives in last year's 5A state competition. The team began in the 2017-2018 school year. “Our divers are a young group,” coach Sarah Milne said. “We have three sophomores and three freshmen on our dive team.”

Grace Williamson, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The dive team competed in the regional meet Jan. 31. Sophomores Parker Burton and Kalee Morgan placed fifth and eighth. The divers swept district, placing first, third, fourth and fifth, but did not place high enough in regionals to advance to state. “There were about 15 girls and 20 guys that ...

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