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Cross Country

Girls cross country finds unity through running

Hailey Fine and Magdalena Papa November 8, 2019

The strenuous season comes to an end for girls cross country after a challenging yet successful season filled with intense training.  “One of the things I’m most proud of is how well we’ve worked...

Boys cross country sprints into strong playoff finish

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

The Evanston boys cross country capped off the regular season on Sep. 19. Even though they did not go down state, the Kits had a tremendous season, and a lot of promise for the future.  “We’ve...

Risin into Fall: Girls Cross Country

Peter Barbato, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

Coming off a summer of daily grueling practices, girls cross country capitalized their down time to gear up for the season.  “Starting the week after school got out, we've had summer running at 6:30...

Risin into Fall: Boys Cross Country

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

After advancing to sectionals last season in 10th, the boys cross country team hopes to utilize their majority underclassmen roster to create a championship-caliber team.  Senior Max Peterson ran a...

From ‘Kits to ‘Cats

Sophia McCandlish, Sports Captain May 23, 2019

Back in Nov. of 2018, Abby Osterlund added another four years to her cross country career with her commitment to Northwestern University. With her commitment, the stress of choosing a college was lifted...

Junior Max Peterson and team compete at sectionals.

Osterlund, Peterson finish strong at XC state

Ben Baker-Katz and Sophia McCandlish November 9, 2018

The season ended for most of the Wildkit cross country program after the sectional race on Oct. 27, but senior Abby Osterlund and junior Max Peterson accomplished the ultimate goal: competing in Peoria...

Boys cross country looks to run through the competition in sectionals

Benji Fervoy and Sophia McCandlish October 26, 2018

The Kits advanced to sectionals following a fourth place finish at the Loyola regional meet on Oct. 20. After the regular season ended, the expectations elevated for postseason play, and the team hasn’t...

Girls cross country- the race for the finish starts now

Sophia McCandlish and Will Travis October 26, 2018

For many fall sports, the season is finally coming to a close, but for the girls cross country team, the excitement is just beginning. After second place finishes at both the conference meet on Oct....

Fallin’ into season: Boys Cross Country

Benji Fervoy, Staff Writer August 28, 2018

The boys cross country team looks to improve upon last year’s historically impressive season. “The team did better than expected last season to be honest,” coach Donald Michelin Jr. explained....

Fallin’ into season: Girls Cross Country

Chris Werner, Sports Editor August 28, 2018

Girls cross country will start the post Enyaeva Michelin era with the Hinsdale Central Iinvite this Saturday, an invite they have excelled at in the past. Evanston finished ninth at the meet last year...

Seniors Joey Eovaldi, Logan Singer, and Enyaeva Michelin compete at meets.

Cross country seniors leave mark on program

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor November 21, 2017

While the departure of two State qualifiers may hurt Evanston cross country’s performance next year, their legacy will shape the culture of the program for years to come. “This year’s seniors...

Boys cross country competes for CSL title tomorrow

Chris Werner, Sports Editor October 13, 2017

Most ETHS students were not even alive the last time boys cross country won a Conference championship in 2000, but that could change tomorrow. “This season our team has been completely consistent,”...

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