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Basketball

Girls basketball regionals preview

Hailey Fine and William Wambo February 12, 2019

Despite a number of injuries, girls basketball looks to have a successful showing in the IHSA regionals. “It’s all about preparation, I’m kinda big on that,” coach Brittanny Johnson said. “Being...

Kit girls fall in final seconds to New Trier

Chris Werner, Sports Editor January 13, 2019

“Free throws killed us tonight,” Johnson said. New Trier junior guard Tinah Hong sank a pair of free throws with 4.7 seconds remaining and sealed a 46-45 victory for the Trevians Friday night in...

Boys basketball defeats New Trier on home court

Hailey Fine and Eli Cohen January 13, 2019

In the seventh anniversary of the Bob Bost Classic, a packed Beardsley Gym witnessed Evanston’s 54-46 victory over rival New Trier, as the Kits’ solid interior defense held Trevian star forwards...

Boys basketball off to successful start despite undersized lineup

Eli Cohen, Sports Captain December 26, 2018

Chicago is renowned as one of the biggest basketball cities in the nation, but after years of consistent success, ETHS has established itself as a suburban powerhouse. This year’s guard-heavy team hopes...

Kayla Henning, junior, dribbles down the court at Dec. 4 game against Glenbrook South. Henning recovered from an ACL injury offseason.

Girls basketball overcoming injuries

Eli Cohen, Benji Fervoy, and Will Wambo December 26, 2018

With a mix of upperclassmen leadership and up-and-coming talent, the Kits look to continue improving. Despite being plagued with injuries, the team is shooting to make it even further into March than their...

Senior Lance Jones blows by the Maine South defender on his way to the hoop.

Kits hold off Maine South in overtime win

Chris Werner, Sports Editor December 10, 2018

Last season, the two games between Maine South and Evanston were decided by a total of five points. On Friday night in Beardsley gym, the Kits and Hawks battled again, and in a game similar to the tight...

Junior Tyler Mayne dribbles the ball up the court in Wednesday's win against GBS.

Kits hand GBS first loss of season

Chris Werner, Sports Editor December 8, 2018

Nobody quite knew how Evanston would play only two days removed from a miraculous, last-second, 60-59 win over Simeon on Sunday. But the Kits, after a relatively slow start, played what coach Brittany...

Kits win third straight Majkowski Classic at St. Viator

Chris Werner, Sports Editor November 28, 2018

At the start of the 2016-17 season, Evanston switched Thanksgiving  tournaments from the Battle of the Bridge tournament at Lane Tech and Depaul Prep to the Majkowski Classic at St. Viator. The move has...

ETHS opens season with 77-45 win at St. Viator tournament

Chris Werner and Eli Cohen November 23, 2018

The Kits came out of the gate slowly against Conant on Tuesday night, taking a prolonged five and a half minutes to score their first basket, but bounced back from their struggles to show why they’re...

Girls basketball set to kick off season

Girls basketball set to kick off season

Eli Cohen and Adrian Wilburn November 9, 2018

With the season set to start at the annual Schaumburg tournament from Nov. 13-23, girls basketball will compete with some of the top teams in the area. “It’s a really good test for us because there...

Senior Lance Jones dribbles past defenders at the state semi-final game last spring.

Jones commits to SIU ahead of senior season

Eli Cohen and Chris Werner September 5, 2018
Jones committed to Southern Illinois University (SIU) via Twitter on Friday, Aug 24, lifting the pressure of recruitment off his shoulders.
Junior Jaheim Holden takes a jump shot over a defender.

Just the beginning

Chris Werner, Sports Editor March 23, 2018

The Kits lost a close one to Whitney Young for a chance to reach the state championship, but the team came back and won convincingly over the Larkin Royals to come in third place in Illinois. Matt...