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Junior Darrius Hunt catches a pass during summer practices.

Fallin’ into season: Football

Eli Cohen, Staff Writer August 28, 2018

The Kits daunting schedule will surely provide challenges, but with an experienced and versatile offense, the talented squad should put up a strong fight against tough competition. the most challenging...

Junior Quadre Nicholson speeds past Wheaton North defenders on his way to a three touchdown night.

Nicholson pushes Kits past Wheaton North

Chris Werner, Sports Editor August 26, 2018

On Friday night, ETHS inducted their 2018 athletic hall of fame class as well as honored legendary coach Murney Lazier. The team put on a performance that Lazier would’ve enjoyed. After a sluggish...

Collin Olla-Chatman catches a pass before the Palatine game

ETHS Football season stats

Nathan Shankar, Online Executive Editor November 3, 2017

A disappointing season-ending loss to Maine South last Friday does not take away from another terrific year for the Wildkits football squad, which saw them make the playoffs for the sixth time in their...

Senior quarterback Drew Dawkins throws the ball downfield.

Earn it

Eli Hartman-Seeskin, Sports Editor October 13, 2017

Although Evanston football beat Glenbrook South last year, we shouldn’t ease up our game. After struggling through a difficult middle patch of the season, coach Mike Burzawa knows that the...

Collin Olla-Chatman catches a pass before the Palatine game

Flip the script

Eli Hartman-Seeskin, Sports Editor September 22, 2017

Evanston football has long struggled to dispel negative perceptions of the team, but a win tonight against reigning state champions Maine South in the CSL South opener could prove all the doubters wrong. “We’re...

Junior Trenton Bertrand gets tackled during a recent practice.

Next man up

Billy Krupkin, Sports Editor August 28, 2017

Despite losing key seniors from last year’s squad, the football team does not seem worried about a lack of athleticism and talent on their current roster.      “This year’s team is very young,...

Ben Easington jukes a defender. He will attend USC next fall.

Defying the odds: ETHS boasts ten Division I commits

Only about two percent of high school athletes nation wide reach division one college athletics, but this year ETHS is proud to sport ten division one commits in eight different sports. Since 2008,...

Trey, Byron, and Drew Dawkins have created a legacy at ETHS

Dawkins brothers use family connection on the field

Chris Werner, Sports Editor October 5, 2016

While many teams aim to treat their teammates like family, the Dawkins brothers have taken this idea quite literally. “That's my own flesh and blood, I trust him,” junior quarterback Drew Dawkins...

Kits riding momentum into Friday night at GBS

Diego Ramos-Torrescano, Sports Editor October 5, 2016

Friday Night Lights. The Wildkits hope to carry their momentum when they travel to Glenview this Friday to take on the Glenbrook South Spartans in an inter-conference matchup. The Wildkits are back...

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