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Basketball

Evanston had three seniors in double-figures in the Saturday afternoon match-up against La Lumiere.

Thomas’ 19 points lead Evanston in win over La Lumiere

Owen Chiss and Fiona Vosper December 3, 2023

Despite not starting a game last season, senior Antoine Thomas played like a seasoned veteran on Saturday afternoon. Thomas led the way for Evanston with 19 points and 6 rebounds while making 11 of...

Defense leads the way in boys basketball win over Deerfield

Defense leads the way in boys basketball win over Deerfield

Ryan Wambo, Staff Writer December 2, 2023

After facing off on Friday night for the first time in six years, Evanston welcomed Deerfield to the CSL South by showing the Warriors what a defensive clinic looks like. The Kits’ man-to-man defense...

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Fiona Vosper and Eva Sondgeroth November 29, 2023

After losing both games against Glenbrook South last season, girls' basketball came onto the court Tuesday night looking to reverse that trend. Despite a close first quarter, the Kit offense exploded for...

Girls basketball tipped off the 2023-24 season with a victory over Buffalo Grove.

Girls basketball dominates Buffalo Grove in season opener

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo November 16, 2023

Nearly a year after girls basketball defeated Buffalo Grove, 65-53, the Kits proved that they were the stronger team once again in their season opener on Tuesday night. On the backs of stellar performances...

Art by Jessica Sehgal

It’s worth a shot

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2023

Four to two. That was the actual score of a high school basketball game in Oklahoma in February this year. “There’s numerous instances where someone will be playing in a game or watching a game...

Blake Peters. Picture by Jonah Charlton.

‘Anything is possible:’ Blake Peters’ journey from ETHS to the Sweet 16

Owen Chiss and Will Klearman March 23, 2023
Blake Peters is no stranger to clutching up in the biggest of moments. So when he stepped on the court in the second half of last Sunday's Round of 32 contest against Missouri, he was ready. 17 points and one more giant upset for the Cinderella 15-seed Princeton Tigers later, and Peters could add another moment to his long list of clutch performances: helping his team to the Sweet 16.
Photo courtesy of Blake Peters. Edited by Scott Horne

Sharp-shooting guard Blake Peters commits to Princeton

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor June 13, 2020

Rising senior Blake Peters has been a vital part of ETHS’ state appearances the last two years, as he has been a full-time starter at shooting guard for the Kits. Earlier today, Peters announced his...

Senior Kayla Henning runs the fast break.

Honoring the seniors of ETHS’ girls basketball team

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor March 20, 2020

In a time where much of the world is down and many demoralizing aspects of society are headlined in the media, both in and out of the sports world, I think it’s important to celebrate some of the achievements...

Boys basketball gears up for third consecutive state run

Gordon Redfield-Gale, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

The ETHS boys basketball team is back and ready to make another deep postseason run under a tried-and-tested recipe for success and the leadership of their tremendous group of juniors. The squad graduated...

Senior Kayla Henning dribbles ball down the court at last nights game.

Girls basketball takes hard loss against Benet Academy after 2OT

Hailey Fine, Assistant Sports Editor February 9, 2020

Playing right after the boys’ basketball game, the girls came out ready to put up a fight and that’s exactly what they did. Even when two thirds of the fans left before tip-off, they stayed motivated...

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