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Despite Evanston taking down the Spartans in December, GBN proved too much against a depleted Kit squad.

Without Ransom, Kits extend losing streak in defeat to GBN

Ryan Wambo, Staff Writer January 21, 2024

With senior guard Zuri Ransom out due to a lingering ankle injury, Evanston couldn’t put its losing streak to an end on Friday night in Beardsley Gym against Glenbrook North. The Spartans’ electric...

Evanston shot 15 percent from three in its loss to Glenbrook North.

Boys basketball crashes again late against Glenbrook North

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson January 20, 2024

When senior Tyler Dennis cashed on two free throws off Glenbrook North’s Patrick Schaller fourth foul in the third quarter, the Kits had cut the Spartan lead to just 37-30.  Eight minutes later,...

Evanston swept its season series with Deerfield.

Dickson’s stellar night leads boys basketball over Deerfield

Owen Chiss, Sports Editor January 18, 2024

When ETHS canceled school on Tuesday, it forced head coach Mike Ellis to postpone practice due to the cold temperatures. So it wouldn’t have been illogical to expect a shaky performance from the Kits...

Sustainability and Resilience Coordinator Carrie Pratt led a presentation on the Citys climate action progress.

Evanston City Council unveils 2024 plans to advance its Climate Action and Resilience Plan

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

The Evanston City Council meeting on Jan. 8 focused on Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, or CARP, and what it will look like in the new year. Cara Pratt, the Sustainability and Resilience...

From the opening tip, Evanston and Niles North traded baskets in a close contests the Vikings ultimately reeled in.

Former ETHS player Irby helps Vikings corral Kits in non-conference bout

Eva Sondgeroth, Assistant Sports Editor January 10, 2024

When senior Brandon Watson scored the first points of the game just 30 seconds in quickly followed by a rebound from Niles North junior—a former ETHS starter—Yaris Irby, both student sections present...

Students occupied H-Hall, the high school’s main walkway leading into the main lobby.

Students hold sit-in protest in support of Palestinian cause

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer December 29, 2023

On Monday, Dec. 18, ETHS students led a sit-in protest in support of a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to Israeli occupation. It was the longest sit-in protest in ETHS history; several dozen students gathered...

After slow first half, girls basketball dominates second half, beats New Trier

After slow first half, girls basketball dominates second half, beats New Trier

Eva Sondgeroth and Fiona Vosper December 22, 2023

Senior Zuri Ransom stripped the ball away from the Trevians and proceeded to lay it in just as the first half came to a close, bringing the Evanston fans to their feet. While the Kits were still down...

New Trier dominates boys basketball in sold-out Beardsley Gym

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 22, 2023

After New Trier guard Colby Smith chucked the ball out of bounds just five seconds into Friday night’s game, Evanston’s student section, decked out in all-black, roared with excitement. The Kits marched...

Boys basketball-New Trier: What to expect from the talented Trevians

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 21, 2023

Boys basketball is set to face off tonight against perennial power and rival New Trier in a highly anticipated game in Beardsley Gymnasium at 7:30 pm. While the Kits (9-3, 2-1 CSL) have had a solid start...

Mayor Daniel Biss called on the help of security personnel to break up a protest that was disrupting the meeting.

Dec. 11 City Council meeting features budget discussions, public opinion on Israel-Palestine conflict

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor December 20, 2023

The Dec. 11 City Council meeting focused mainly on the City’s budget and motor fuel tax, however much of the public discussions surrounded the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. During the public...

Overtime loss to undefeated Maine South ends six-game winning streak for girls basketball

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor December 16, 2023

Amidst a cacophony of foot-stomping from Maine South’s crowd, senior Zuri Ransom lined up for two foul shots with just nine seconds left in the fourth quarter. After netting both points, the Kits prematurely...

Evanston shot over 50 percent from the field in its win against Maine South on Dec. 15.

Rocca leads well-rounded offensive performance in Kits win over Maine South

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Nate McDade December 16, 2023

On Tuesday night, boys basketball shot 31 percent from the field in a 42-39 upset loss to Carmel Catholic, who had lost six straight prior to their matchup in Beardsley Gym with the Kits. So when Evanston...

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