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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

Fall Sports

Fall sport season rundown

Boys XC By Gordon Redfield-Gale Staff Writer After losing top seniors to their respective college programs, it appeared as though the cross-country team would need time to rebuild. However,...

8 Kits commit to Division 1 athletics at Fall National Signing Day

8 Kits commit to Division 1 athletics at Fall National Signing Day

On Wednesday Nov. 14, eight ETHS seniors committed to Division 1 athletic programs. Seniors Annika Destefano, Rosemary Gibbons, Lucy Hogan, Lance Jones, Keara Kerr, Trevor Nelson, Olivia O'Donnell and...

Junior Max Peterson and team compete at sectionals.

Osterlund, Peterson finish strong at XC state

Ben Baker-Katz and Sophia McCandlish November 9, 2018

The season ended for most of the Wildkit cross country program after the sectional race on Oct. 27, but senior Abby Osterlund and junior Max Peterson accomplished the ultimate goal: competing in Peoria...

Senior captain Halley Seed swims the freestyle.

New wave of swimmers look to find success at sectionals

Michael Barthelemy, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

Evanston Girls Swimming and Diving is looking to make a splash at their upcoming sectional competition, despite their lack of experience at that level. “We have a lot of great 9th and 10th grade swimmers...

Wildkit to Wolverine

Wildkit to Wolverine

Michael Barthelemy and Chloe Haack November 9, 2018

Flooded with Division I offers, senior and star diver Lucy Hogan committed to the University of Michigan at the beginning of fall. Deciding between Harvard, Ohio State, Michigan and Texas, she chose...

Varsity defense celebrates a sack.

Edwardsville ends Kits’ historic season

Chris Werner, Sports Editor November 4, 2018

In the opening round of the class 8A football playoffs, Evanston started slow and never recovered as the Edwardsville Tigers came away with a 44-27 victory. The loss ended Evanston’s season as they finished...

Previewing ETHS’ first home postseason game in seven years

Previewing ETHS’ first home postseason game in seven years

Eli Cohen and Hailey Fine October 26, 2018

What you need to know for ETHS football’s first home playoff game in seven years On Friday Oct. 26, the No. 10 seed Evanston will host the No. 23 seed Edwardsville, a 6-3 team that resides just outside...

Boys cross country looks to run through the competition in sectionals

Benji Fervoy and Sophia McCandlish October 26, 2018

The Kits advanced to sectionals following a fourth place finish at the Loyola regional meet on Oct. 20. After the regular season ended, the expectations elevated for postseason play, and the team hasn’t...

After upset win, volleyball bows out in second round of playoffs

After upset win, volleyball bows out in second round of playoffs

Chloe Haack, Sports Writer October 26, 2018

After an upset victory over 15th ranked Wheeling, girls volleyball's playoff run ended with a loss to New Trier on Tuesday night. The second ranked New Trier team had been plowing through their competition...

Girls cross country- the race for the finish starts now

Sophia McCandlish and Will Travis October 26, 2018

For many fall sports, the season is finally coming to a close, but for the girls cross country team, the excitement is just beginning. After second place finishes at both the conference meet on Oct....

2-1 victory propels Kits into sectional finals

2-1 victory propels Kits into sectional finals

Peter Barbato and Chris Werner October 26, 2018

With a bid to the sectional championship on the line at Lazier Field on Wednesday night, Wildkit attacker Will Weinman was fouled in the box with less than eight minutes left in the game and junior Quinn...

Seniors Margot Conner and Annie Hedges congratulate one another after a winning point during a regular season match versus New Trier.

ETHS tennis doubles team headed to state competition

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Writer October 15, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 13, Evanston seniors and doubles pairing Margot Conner and Annie Hedges advanced past the sectional round, qualifying for the state tournament. The tandem have been successful this...