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Basketball

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 night's 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...

Elijah Bull dribbles the ball up the court

Kits defeat Sussex-Hamilton 70-68 in 3OT

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor February 9, 2020

Four quarters weren’t nearly enough to decide a winner between Evanston and Sussex-Hamilton, as Evanston battled against Hamilton for three additional overtime periods, eventually ending in a 70-68 overtime...

Fully healthy girl’s basketball has their eyes on state

Hailey Fine, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2020

With a 18-2 record, the girls basketball team confidently anticipates going down state to win the state title.  “Our team has so much potential to win state, and we’re all on the same page with...

Evanston takes on Sussex-Hamilton in the E-Town Showdown

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

Evanston (20-1) vs. Sussex-Hamilton, WI (11-1) 6:30 p.m. tip-off. How are the Kits looking? The Kits are rolling after an 81-79 win over fifth ranked Bloom last Saturday. The victory improved Evanston’s...

Boys basketball continues to impress as a top team in the state

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

Dynasties are difficult to maintain, especially for high school programs. Regardless, ETHS has found a way to send out an elite-level basketball team every year. This year is no exception—the Kits are...

Evanston girls basketball matches up against Benet in E-Town Showdown

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor January 31, 2020

Evanston (19-2) vs. Benet (21-2) 8 p.m. tip-off. How are the Kits looking? The game against Benet will be the fourth consecutive matchup where the Kits play a team ranked in Maxpreps’ top 20 Illinois...

Learning to lead: a spotlight on ETHS basketball’s student managers

Michael Barthelemy and Sophia McCandlish January 31, 2020

In the shadows they lie. Keeping away from the spotlight of center court, they roam the sidelines looking to help in any way they can. They don’t do it for the glitz or the glamour; they do it...

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...