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Flag on the play

Flag on the play

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Columnist September 22, 2017

‘Tweet! Tweet!’ That’s most of what you hear when watching a sports game today, thanks to referees’ inconsistent and excessive calls that force players, coaches and fans to focus on them, rather...

Concussion discussion needs to include more than football

Concussion discussion needs to include more than football

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Columnist August 28, 2017

While the conversation of concussions tends to fall in the hands of football, there needs to be a light shined on other sports that are deeply affected by these traumatic head injuries. There is little...

The most difficult sport to play at ETHS is…

Harrison Witt , Sports Columnist April 21, 2017

While everyone thinks that whatever sport they play is truly the most difficult, there needs to be a determination of what is the true hardest sport.  This is where I come in. Every sport is challenging...

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...

Trash talk too often crosses the line

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist April 8, 2016

I love trash talk. It is an art form and an integral part of most sports. It’s a skill that separates the witty from the weak-minded and the composed from the cry babies--but there’s a line, and ETHS...

Students dont realize the importance of the ImPACT test

Students don’t realize the importance of the ImPACT test

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist February 5, 2016

While students deliberately fail the ImPACT test in hopes to slyly alleviate the risks of concussion detection, students are only hurting themselves. Students don’t understand the significance of...

Athletes should continue to get admission benefits

Athletes should continue to get admission benefits

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist December 18, 2015

If you think the benefits that otherwise academically unqualified athletes get when applying to college are unfair, you are ignoring the holistic review that your own application will receive. As an...

Boys soccer must be remembered as champions

Boys soccer must be remembered as champions

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist November 20, 2015

One loss doesn’t define a season. Despite the fact that boys soccer fell 1-0 to Libertyville in super sectionals, this team should be remembered as winners, not the team that almost made it to state. 21...

Lebron vs. MJ debate oblivious to common sense

Lebron vs. MJ debate oblivious to common sense

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist October 30, 2015

With the NBA season underway, the age-old debate of “who’s the GOAT” is back once again. While Michael Jordan may be the greatest player of all time, the argument defending these points is faulty...

IHSA should include athletes with disabilities

IHSA should include athletes with disabilities

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist September 18, 2015

Let him run. Sophomore Aaron Holzmueller’s cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped him from being one of the top athletes in the school, so it shouldn’t stop him from running at the state cross country meet. Aaron...

Wildkit football wont suck this year

Wildkit football won’t suck this year

Matt Schroeder, Sports Columnist August 24, 2015

For the past three years our football team has been disappointing, but I know that this year things will be different. Inspired by the beloved defensive Coach Steve King who passed away last year, the...