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Evanston will kick off its playoff run against Niles North tonight at 6 p.m.

Breaking down girls basketball’s playoff path

Eva Sondgeroth and Alexis Rogers February 12, 2024

After two late-season conference wins and senior Zuri Ransom being healthy and fully back into Evanston’s lineup, girls’ basketball has their eyes set on a deep run heading into the IHSA Class 4A playoffs. Evanston...

Evanston went into its contest against Glenbrook South with the knowledge that the team could be tipping off against the Titans in the regional finals in two weeks time on the same court, but coach Mike Ellis focus was on one game at a time.

Glenbrook South closes out boys basketball in fourth quarter

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson February 10, 2024

Evanston has done an impressive job of pulling out come-from-behind victories recently. But every time the Kits attempted to cut Glenbrook South’s lead down on Friday night in Glenview, the Titans continuously...

Girls basketball looks playoff-ready, closes out regular season with blowout win

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo February 7, 2024

On Feb. 2, 2021, then-freshman Zuri Ransom and Kailey Starks made their varsity debut. Just four years later, on Feb. 6, Starks and Ransom—now seniors—finished out their last regular home game with...

The Evanston Sanitarium, opened in 1914, was one of the only hospitals in the area to treat Black patients at the time.

Evanston History Center celebrates legacy of Black health professionals

Sophie Berger-White and Eden Hofeld February 5, 2024

On Feb. 1, Rhonda Craven, a historian at the Second Baptist Church of Evanston, spoke at the Evanston History Center on Greenwood Street. Her presentation focused on historical Black health professionals...

Boys basketball upsets top-ranked New Trier in thriller

February 3, 2024

WINNETKA, ILL. - In a 35-35 game with 16 seconds remaining in Friday night’s contest against New Trier, junior Ian Peters stepped up to the free throw line for two shots. Evanston fans behind the hoop...

Senior Kailey Starks took home 28 points to be the highest scorer of the 79-68 victory for the Kits.

Girls basketball triumphs at New Trier in high-scoring contest to close conference play

Alexis Rogers, Eva Sondgeroth and Katelyn Brownlee February 3, 2024

The Kits held the Trevians to a 16-16 tie going into the second quarter Friday night after a hard-fought eight minutes of aggressive play. After an offensive rampage by New Trier senior guard Sela Klein—who...

ETHS hosts blood drive, supporting national donation efforts

Amen Fisseha, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

On Jan. 30, ETHS hosted a blood drive at the school for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students came to donate, and their contributions came at a key time, as the United States is in...

Evanston players celebrate during their win over Deerfield, 71-23.

Starks reaches 1000 career points in Kits’ dominant win over Deerfield

Alexis Rogers and Eva Sondgeroth February 1, 2024

Senior Kailey Starks stepped up to the free throw line in the third quarter just one basket shy of scoring 1000 career points. After both attempts resulted unsuccessfully, the Kits recovered the rebound...

Lance Jones put up 26 points in Purdues overtime victory over Northwestern on earlier tonight.

Former Kit Lance Jones makes national headlines for No. 2 Boilermakers

Will Klearman, Opinion Columnist January 31, 2024

When Purdue was stunned by No. 16 seeded Fairleigh Dickinson in an embarrassing loss in the Round of 64 in last year's NCAA Tournament, Purdue head coach Matt Painter knew he needed to find an experienced...

Evanston took home the win on Senior Night over De La Salle

Brown’s three forces OT, Kits complete improbable comeback on senior night

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Nate McDade January 30, 2024

Not having a lead for four quarters is typically not the recipe for a win. After last night, though, Evanston might say otherwise. Down by as much as 11in the fourth quarter alone on Monday night,...

Starks leads Kits in victory against Warren, snapping 11-game losing streak

Starks leads Kits in victory against Warren, snapping 11-game losing streak

Alexis Rogers and Eva Sondgeroth January 29, 2024

Going into the second quarter Saturday afternoon, Evanston held onto a four-point lead. After eight minutes, they were up by 22.  “[Senior Kailey Starks] came up to me, and she said that she wasn’t...

The test measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. (courtesy of The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)

Free ASVAB testing allows students to explore military career options

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2024

For many students, joining the military is the ideal path after high school. To serve those interests, ETHS offers students the option to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery exam (ASVAB)....

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