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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Sports

Boys’ basketball takes first loss following poor shooting night

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor February 27, 2021

It was a tale of two halves in Beardsley Gym last night. After ending the first two quarters up 29-25, Evanston appeared to have found a way to contain Glenbrook South’s offense, as quality shots...

Girls basketball struggles offensively against top ranked Simeon in loss

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor February 23, 2021

After succumbing to a 13-2 deficit early in the first quarter, Evanston could never close the gap en route to a 17-point loss to the reigning 3A state champions, Simeon. Despite showing a glimmer of...

Blake Peters goes up for a layup in the 4A State Championship game against Belleville West

Decade report: Assessing Sun Times’ Evanston boys basketball evaluation

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

Throughout the past month-and-a-half, Chicago Sun-Times high school sports contributor Joe Henricksen has been counting down the 50 most winningest Chicagoland boys basketball teams of the decade (the...

Ransom runs a route before catching a pass

My journey as a Division I football prospect during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kamau Ransom, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

This past year for me, as an athlete, has been somewhat of a blessing. Since four years of age, football has always been my sport. Every single year, I've played and enjoyed it more. It has been my...

Tier One: a breakdown of what a return to athletics entails for ETHS

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

On Friday, Jan. 21, the Illinois Department of Public Health and Governor JB Pritzker announced that all high school sports will be played this year in regions that are in ‘Phase 4’. Just one week...

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker

Why I worry about the IHSA’s plan for sports to return

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

Before I dive deeper into this issue, I would like to say that I am missing high school sports—I greatly miss the community, competition and comradery that come with it. Additionally, I know that I am...

Minor leaguer, ETHS alum, on baseball amid the pandemic

Minor leaguer, ETHS alum, on baseball amid the pandemic

Peter Barbato, Sports Editor December 14, 2020

When Jack Anderson graduated from Evanston in 2012, he never would have guessed that he’d be back on the ETHS baseball field to man the mound. Fast forward to eight years and one pandemic later, and...

Photo by Madison McGuire

Northwestern football fills void of ETHS sports

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

One of the greatest Friday traditions in America, high school football, was absent in Illinois this fall due to the coronavirus restrictions set in place by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA)...

Opinion | MLBs July return set dangerous precedent for high school sports

Opinion | MLB’s July return set dangerous precedent for high school sports

Sophia Sherman, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Since games began on July 23, Major League Baseball's premature reopening led to 146 named cases of COVID-19 within the league. They have been at full liberty to keep the health status of any player out...

Photo by Michael Barthelemy

Football star’s breakout season in question amid Division I recruitment

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor October 24, 2020

Typically, when a team finishes 3-6, ‘excitement’ wouldn’t be the proper word to describe fans’ feelings about an upcoming season. However, for the 2020-2021 Evanston football season, there...

Photo courtesy of Elyjah Williams

Checking in with ‘College Kits’: Elyjah Williams

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

Elyjah Williams, Class of 2017, was a vital member of ETHS’ 2016-17 team that was sectional champions, and ranked as the top team in Illinois throughout much of the season. Williams, a 6’7” forward,...