The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Learning to lead: a spotlight on ETHS basketball’s student managers

Michael Barthelemy and Sophia McCandlish January 31, 2020

In the shadows they lie. Keeping away from the spotlight of center court, they roam the sidelines looking to help in any way they can. They don’t do it for the glitz or the glamour; they do it...

Evanston girls basketball matches up against Benet in E-Town Showdown

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

Evanston (19-2) vs. Benet (21-2) 8 p.m. tip-off. How are the Kits looking? The game against Benet will be the fourth consecutive matchup where the Kits play a team ranked in Maxpreps’ top 20 Illinois...

Boys bowling anticipates strong season with added expectations

Michael Barthelemy and Kevin Thomas December 13, 2019

The bowling team is looking forward to a striking season this year, as they set higher expectations for themselves than ever before. “We want to get to that next level,” senior captain Joe Leibforth...

Girls hockey sees light through tunnel of a losing season

Sophia McCandlish, Assistant Sports Editor December 13, 2019

With a new coach and collection of new players, the girls hockey team is hoping to move forward from previous year’s lack of success. The Evanston Hockey Association is against having players from...

Balancing a passion: the effects of being a student-athlete

Sophia McCandlish and Peter Barbato December 13, 2019

Athletes work hard to perfect their craft on the field, and it’s no different in the classroom. With their exceptionally improved grade point averages and attendance rates compared to students who aren’t...

Boys hockey hopes to shake off tough month of November

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

After starting a losing streak in November, boys hockey hopes this slump won’t cost them postseason accolades.  The past month has been rough for the team. Going 1-3 in November and losing to New...

Wrestling team strives for competitive season

JJ Chehab, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Wrestling is back for another winter with new athletes on the squad. They will be missing some stars such as Ramin Abraham who went undefeated and won the 2019 state championship—ETHS’ first conference...

Strong group of upperclassman hope to lead boys swimming to another year of success

Gordon Redfield-Gale, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The combination of a fiery team spirit and an experienced group of upperclassmen has the boys swim team ready to make a big splash in the tough CSL competition. Although last season’s squad experienced...

Munchin’ with Michael: Pie

Michael Barthelemy, Food Critic December 13, 2019

Friday is pie day. Wrapping up the fall season, this has been the time of year for pie. In my opinion, apple and pumpkin season provide some of the most elite forms on the pie market, with apple in particular...

Girls bowling expectations remain high after sectional appearance last season

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The Wildkits’ girls bowling team looks to build off their success from last year with a majority returning team and a 1-1 start to the season. “Our goals are to win the conference title, go back...

The debate on which sport is “hardest” is stupid

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Editor December 13, 2019

We’ve all heard it. Whether it be in class, at the lunch table or in the locker room, everyone has taken part in the age-old debate: which sport is truly the most difficult? Everyone has an opinion,...

Girls gymnastics hope youthful team can prove stay competitive

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The girls gymnastics team is rostering mostly underclassmen this year, but that won’t stop them from competing in the conference rankings. Only six of the 35 gymnasts are upperclassmen, giving the...