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

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

The Evanstonian

Sports

Football eliminated from playoff contention after loss to Maine South

Owen Chiss and Will Klearman October 16, 2022

To keep its playoff hopes alive, football not only had a 24-game losing streak against Maine South to break. Mother nature added a downpour. Though Evanston was able to hold Maine South to just seven points...

Boys cross country runs the extra mile to initiate program excellence

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor October 14, 2022

When many people picture cross country, they envision one exercise: running. However, this year for boys cross country, the running itself is just a fraction of the battle to victory. “To run for...

Girls swimming looks for a great finish to a competitive season

Henry O'Malley, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

According to swimming senior co-captains Molly Lemon and Amanda Nelson–who doubles as a top finisher– the girls swimming team has started off on a fun-filled note—due to team camaraderie and a shared...

‘Young’ girls cross country team takes strides towards success

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor October 14, 2022

In late February 2022, Beth Arey was named the new girls cross country varsity head coach for the 2022-2023 season, and during her first year, Arey has already established a new culture of intensity. “I...

ETHS eSports takes gaming to the next level

ETHS eSports takes gaming to the next level

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor October 14, 2022

Walk into the South Technology Center (STC) this year and you’ll notice something different. Juxtaposed against the fluorescent overhead lights and dull styrofoam ceiling tiles lies an all new assortment...

Field hockey nets second-ever goal against tough Trevians in loss

Field hockey nets second-ever goal against tough Trevians in loss

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor October 10, 2022

As the field hockey program has taken strides in recent seasons, games against 2021 state champion New Trier have still been a struggle. This was the case on Monday night as well, as the Trevians proved...

Volleyball earns set against relentless Trevian attack

Volleyball earns set against relentless Trevian attack

Alexis Rogers and Eva Sondgeroth October 8, 2022

Girls volleyball fought tooth and nail to sour New Trier’s senior night, but ultimately came up a bit short. In a match that went to a conclusive third set, the Trevians wore the Kits down, winning...

Third-quarter ‘lapse’ leads to tight loss for field hockey versus Loyola

Jessica Sehgal, Executive editor October 4, 2022

Booming over the bleachers of Lazier Field, the announcement declared, “And as we start the second half, the score remains . . . scoreless.” It was 8:30 on Monday night, and field hockey was fiercely...

Senior Boaz Liberman kicked off the scoring for the Kits with a first-quarter touchdown reception.

Groff leads football to lopsided Homecoming victory

Christopher Vye and Eliana Prawer-Stock October 2, 2022

When senior quarterback Dylan Groff found fellow classmate Boaz Lieberman in the end zone for an 18-yard passing touchdown early in the first quarter of Evanston's Homecoming game against Niles West, Lieberman...

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As the sun set over a cloudless sky on an ideal August night, Lazier Field transformed into something straight out of a high school movie. Students in the stands stood decked out in orange and blue body...

Photo courtesy of Maya Valentine

Strong second half puts boys soccer back in win column

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

After its undefeated record was snapped Tuesday night with a 2-0 loss to New Trier, Evanston boys soccer's mission heading into its Thursday night game against Maine South was to get back into the win...

Pomkits again ready to dominate their dances

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

When you think of the high school experience at Evanston, images of the football team, cheerleaders and Pomkits come to mind. It’s the school spirit trifecta, if you will.  At the first home football...