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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

Sports

Girls wrestling pins down a Senior Night win

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Facing off against Riverside-Brookfield at home on Friday night, the girls wrestling team secured a 30-12 win over the Bulldogs following seven hard-fought matches. After making its debut last season...

One pin away: Boys wrestling loses tight Senior Night match

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor January 28, 2023

Despite facing a deficit on Friday night after a few early defeats, boys wrestling mounted a comeback late. Ultimately, the push to close the gap fell short, as the Kits lost, 30-36, in their final...

Adams dominates paint on both ends in boys basketball win over GBN

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor January 28, 2023

The difference maker in Evanston’s first matchup this season with Glenbrook North was a lack of post presence, with the Kits falling 71-59 in Northbrook on Dec. 8, 2022.  This time around? Post-play...

Measuring up: the unique pressures on modern teen athletes

Measuring up: the unique pressures on modern teen athletes

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2023

When asked what they wish adults knew about their experiences as high school athletes, students share answers with common themes. Junior Aidan Thomson’s busy swimming schedule overflows into the rest...

Art by Jillian Arnyai

Athletes reflect on nutritional habits, education

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman, Assistant Sports Editor, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

It’s gameday.  The only thing on your mind is winning. You’ve put in countless hours this week in practice, putting your full effort into each drill, each sprint and each scrimmage in preparation...

Boys swim and dive rises to the occasion on Senior Day

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor January 22, 2023

Despite falling to Central Suburban League foes in their last three head to head meets, the Wildkit swimmers got back in the win column with a solid win over Naperville North on Senior Day. The 109-69...

Photo courtesy of Jessica Sehgal

‘Sticking together’: camaraderie proves to be the winning factor for boys hockey Senior Night

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor January 22, 2023

Following the girls hockey game on Saturday night, the boys hockey’s Senior Night was off to a similar start. A little over halfway into the first period, Oak Park River Forest (OPRF) scored, paving...

Photo courtesy of Jessica Sehgal

In Senior Night loss, girls hockey still gives ‘110 percent’

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor January 22, 2023

Going up against Glenbrook—a team that ETHS girls hockey has matched up twice before with, one game resulting in a loss and the other a tie—already evoked pressure on the Kits Saturday night. On top...

Senior Sofia Rocca shoots free throw against Niles West, photo courtesy of Maya Valentine

Girls’ basketball emerges victorious in high-energy Senior Night game

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor January 21, 2023

Breaking a four-game losing streak, girls basketball took home the win in its Senior Night game against Niles West, 53-30, on Friday. Securing an early lead, ETHS showcased superior teamwork, skill and...

‘Killing opportunities’: tackling systemic inequity in sports

Christopher Vye, Jacques Philippe, Sports Editor, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

The 2022 Boys Swim & Dive Senior Day was meant to be a celebration. One of the last times the team’s senior members would race at ETHS’ famed Dobbie Burton Aquatic Center, the occasion was intended...

Illustration by Franny Brady

Sports: athletes’ first exposure to discipline

Jessica Sehgal, Olivia Ohlson, Executive Editor, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

If you’re on time, you’re late. Don’t expect to show up out of attire, or you’ll be asked to leave. If you miss a day, it’ll come at a price. These three standards apply to nearly any professional...

Photo courtesy of Maya Valentine

The exception, not the rule: safety at ETHS sporting events

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor December 16, 2022

In 2022, large gatherings of any kind are targets. Schools, nightclubs, parades, movie theaters, grocery stores, shopping malls, places of worship and concert halls have all been the sites of some of America’s...