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Boys Basketball Faces Off Against New Trier Tonight

Hailey Fine, Assistant editor

December 13, 2019

After a hard earned win against Notre Dame, boys basketball will be facing off against their long time rival New Trier. The pressure is on, but the kits have been preparing for this game. “We’ve been going really hard in practic...

Undefeated Girls Basketball set for 6 p.m. tip-off against New Trier

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

ETHS’ girls basketball team tips off against New Trier tonight at 6 p.m. in Beardsley Gym. The Kits, 6-0, look to avenge last year’s one point loss against the Trevians at home. For Evanston, tonight’s game is about more ...

Senior-Led Pomkits enter winter season

Hailey Fine, Assistant Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

PomKits have taken it to the next level this season with unique choreography highlighting the strength of the team’s electric energy.  Winter season means competition season which brings a whole new intensity to the pro...

Fencing aims at success with expanded roster

Zach Myers, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

ETHS’ fencing team dealt with issues concerning the number of players on their roster for numerous years, but after rigorous recruiting by the returning fencers, their numbers have risen, and the team has nearly doubled in ...

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 said. “We’ve been...

New season, same success

William Fogue Wambo, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Cheer is back. Recently coming off of a strong fall season, it’s straight back to work for the squad.  In their debut home game on Nov. 29 at Beardsley Gym for the girl’s basketball win against Simeon High School, the ch...

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 AAA. AAA is a program that ...

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 involved in athlet...

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 Trier by one goal acted ...

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 championship in 14 y...

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 considerable success,...

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 to sectionals and beat ...

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