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The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

Basketball

Two LadyKits get hyped before a game

Girls basketball seniors leave program in historic fashion

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor February 24, 2017

While some predicted a decline in performance amidst a coaching change, the girls basketball team only improved from previous years thanks to a dominant senior class. “I haven’t coached for a very...

Basketball strives to be the best by playing the best.

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist December 16, 2016

Playing poor talent can only make your team worse. Basketball is rising to the occasion by challenging themselves this season. 19 out of the team’s first 21 games are on the road.  This involves...

Sophomore Jaheim Holden dribbles up the court

Kits travel to Akron for Lebron James Classic

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor December 16, 2016

Heir to the throne. After getting out to a hot start, boys basketball will have their hands full this weekend as they play two of Ohio’s top teams. “Anything with LeBron James’ name on it is...

Brianna Miller tries to get around a Maine South defender.

Girls basketball team seeks first victory against New Trier since 2012-13

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor December 16, 2016

Due for one. After a thrilling one-point loss last year, the third overall team in the state is hungry to take down New Trier tonight for the first time in five years at Mel Sheets Court at 7 p.m. “We’re...

Three sophomore guards look for bigger roles this season

Three sophomore guards look for bigger roles this season

Chris Werner, Sports Editor November 22, 2016

While it is rare for multiple underclassmen to make a big impact on a varsity sport, three sophomore guards look to do just that when they hit the court this season. Ryan Bost, Lance Jones and Jaheim...

Senior Leah Robinson sets up a shot

Experienced girls basketball team starts their journey in Schaumburg

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor November 22, 2016

State or bust. Under newly hired head coach Brittany Johnson, the senior lead girls basketball team is eager to make their impact on the program felt, starting with a Thanksgiving tournament in Schaumburg...

8 Questions for Leighah Wool

8 Questions for Leighah Wool

Adrian Wilburn, Feature Editor November 22, 2016

Leighah Wool is a member of the girls basketball team where she has performed on a very high level for four years on the varsity team. She has broken the record for the most points scored as a female basketball...

Boys basketball takes on Waukegan

Boys basketball takes on Waukegan

Jada Marriott , Photographer February 21, 2016

Girls basketball takes on Niles West

Girls basketball takes on Niles West

Jesse Bond , Photographer February 9, 2016