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

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Sports

Third-quarter ‘lapse’ leads to tight loss for field hockey versus Loyola

Jessica Sehgal, Executive editor October 4, 2022

Booming over the bleachers of Lazier Field, the announcement declared, “And as we start the second half, the score remains . . . scoreless.” It was 8:30 on Monday night, and field hockey was fiercely...

Senior Boaz Liberman kicked off the scoring for the Kits with a first-quarter touchdown reception.

Groff leads football to lopsided Homecoming victory

Christopher Vye and Eliana Prawer-Stock October 2, 2022

When senior quarterback Dylan Groff found fellow classmate Boaz Lieberman in the end zone for an 18-yard passing touchdown early in the first quarter of Evanston's Homecoming game against Niles West, Lieberman...

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As the sun set over a cloudless sky on an ideal August night, Lazier Field transformed into something straight out of a high school movie. Students in the stands stood decked out in orange and blue body...

Photo courtesy of Maya Valentine

Strong second half puts boys soccer back in win column

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

After its undefeated record was snapped Tuesday night with a 2-0 loss to New Trier, Evanston boys soccer's mission heading into its Thursday night game against Maine South was to get back into the win...

Pomkits again ready to dominate their dances

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

When you think of the high school experience at Evanston, images of the football team, cheerleaders and Pomkits come to mind. It’s the school spirit trifecta, if you will.  At the first home football...

Photo courtesy of Maya Valentine

Boys soccer undefeated, heads into conference play

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

With a regular season record of 16-3-4 last fall, the boys soccer team looked like a heavy favorite to go downstate. A 3-0 loss to Oak Park-River Forest in the sectional finals ended those dreams, but...

New head coach pushes tempo for girls volleyball

Alexis Rogers, Jillian Arnyai, Assistant In-Depth Editor, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

With six seniors, a brand new coach, and many games to look forward to, girls volleyball started their season off with a bang. After two 2-0 wins against Maine East and Highland Park, they traveled all...

Cheer squad eager to hype up crowds at halftime

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor September 23, 2022

ETHS cheer has long been an integral component of football and basketball games, with an innate ability to garner enthusiasm and spirit within a crowd. However, many fail to recognize that cheerleading...

Field hockey aims to stick it to its opponents

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The field hockey team kicked off its season with three games in August–a loss to both St. Ignatius and Glenbard West, and then a resounding 7-1 win against Lakes Community.  As a newly inaugurated...

Photo courtesy of Eddie Roman

‘All the little things:’ Friendship fuels football rebuild

Vanessa Harvey, Alec Lloyd, Staff Writers September 23, 2022

Football season has officially started.  Lazier field is packed and Evanston fans are excited to see what this year's team has to offer, as the squad will feature many new faces. Last season, the Kits...

Leadership, camaraderie guides girls lacrosse towards success

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

Evanston’s girls lacrosse program has historically been great. This past year was no different. Led by a strong senior class, the Kits had an incredibly successful 6-1 conference record.  Senior...

Girls track fights the rain to secure school relay record at state meet

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor August 15, 2022

The girls track team proved its talent and determination at the IHSA state championship meet this spring, where the squad brought home multiple medals and a team place of fourth. The particularly rainy...