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Gymnastics

Gymnastics sticks landing during unique COVID-19 season

Lena Papa, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

COVID-19 brought a complete stop to sports for many months. For some sports, like baseball or basketball, you could just go to a local park to stay fresh. However, other sports, like gymnastics, had more...

Axelrood and Otwell headline gymnastics season once again

Sophia McCandlish, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2020

As the girls gymnastics season came to a wrap, two notable stars end on a positive note. Sophomore Ava Axelrood and senior Jamie Otwell both advanced to Sectionals this season. Although they didn’t...

Momentous finish to jumpstart postseason for girls gymnastics

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

After placing first against Niles West and North Shore Country Day, the gymnastics team will use this momentous finish to aim high in the postseason.  Senior captain Jamie Otwell led the pack with...

Girls gymnastics hope youthful team can prove stay competitive

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The girls gymnastics team is rostering mostly underclassmen this year, but that won’t stop them from competing in the conference rankings. Only six of the 35 gymnasts are upperclassmen, giving the...

OOD to UIUC

OOD to UIUC

Eli Cohen, Sports Captain May 23, 2019

After years of tireless hard work and dedication, senior Olivia O’Donnell has committed to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on a gymnastics scholarship. “I chose U of I because I felt...

Gymnastics head to sectionals on Wednesday

Chris Werner, Sports Editor April 26, 2019

In Frank Erwin’s four years as Evanston’s head gymnastics coach, only Jesse Bernstien in 2017, has gotten past the IHSA sectional round as an at-large qualifier. But freshman sensation Aryeh Lesch,...

Freshman Ava Axelrood prepares for the dismount.

Gymnastics flipping their way into the record books

Michael Barthelemy and Chloe Haack December 26, 2018

Girls gymnastics hopes to continue an already memorable season, despite welcoming many new members to the team. The Kits improved greatly last year and are excited to build off their early momentum...

OOD to UIUC

OOD to UIUC

Ben Baker-Katz and Eli Cohen November 9, 2018

After years of tireless hard work and dedication, senior Olivia O’Donnell has committed to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on a gymnastics scholarship. “I chose U of I because I felt...

Sophomore Ananya Visweswaran performs her vault in competition.

Gymnastics to compete at tournament

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor December 15, 2017

‘Small but mighty.’ Girls gymnastics is focused on winning the A Star Is Born tournament as they take their team down the road to Niles West tonight.      “This year our team is way closer partially...

Carelette Williams does the pole vault.

Gymnastics faces first test against GBN

Chris Werner, Sports Editor November 21, 2017

David and Goliath. Girls gymnastics will kick off their season with an away dual meet against a strong Glenbrook North team on Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. “GBN is a powerhouse,” coach Meghan Koons...

Senior Emily Kelleher balances strength and focus in anticipation for the Trevians.

New talent leads girls gymnastics to strong start

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor December 16, 2016

133. Girls Gymnastics strives to put up the highest point total in school history as they head into tomorrow’s meet at New Trier. “Once we really start to hit out routines on the varsity level,...

Girls gymnastics ends with strong regional meet

Katy Donati , Sports Editor February 8, 2016

Despite a new coach, a new team, and new routines, girls gymnastics put up strong performances in their season-ending conference and regional meets. “Teaching the discipline of being on a varsity...