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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...

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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 | MLB's 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...

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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...

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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,...

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Checking in with ‘College Kits’: Lucy Hogan

Lena Papa, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Lucy Hogan, Class of 2019, left a lasting impact on the swim and dive team, finishing her senior year with a state title after placing as a runner up two times. Now, she is making waves at the University...

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Things we get to see this fall season: Hope chasing Deja Vu

Peter Barbato, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2020

After a strong showing and 10th place finish at this year’s CSL South Championship, senior Hope Leman looks to keep her foot on the gas heading deeper into the postseason. “The meets this year have...

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Things we get to see this fall season: Wagener’s return to glory

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

When senior Campbell Wagener stepped into ETHS, golf wasn’t on his radar. Now, Wagener will go down as one of the more successful Evanston golfers in recent memory, as he is a two-time state qualifier,...

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Things we miss this fall season: Field hockey’s evolution

Peter Barbato, Eli Cohen, Assistant Sports Editor, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

ETHS’ Field Hockey program is coming off of its most successful season yet, where in its fourth year of existence, the inexperienced squad led by first year head coach Jenner had a 7-5 season, winning...

Checking in with 'College Kits': Anastasia Goncharova

Checking in with ‘College Kits’: Anastasia Goncharova

Lena Papa, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Anastasia Goncharova, Class of 2018, is no stranger to success. She was ranked fifth in the midwest when she graduated from ETHS and is now entering the courts of Salt Lake City as she transferred to the...

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Sports—at ETHS and beyond—amidst a pandemic

Eli Cohen and Lena Papa September 27, 2020

If you crossed Church and Dodge anytime throughout this summer, there’s likely one thing that drew an eye: Lazier Field. While some may think that attendance would be limited due to a global pandemic,...

Bubble: popped

Bubble: popped

Noah Kayaian and Liam Moskal September 24, 2020

On August 26, 2020, the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play in their playoff match-up against the Orlando Magic, bringing attention to the racial injustices in America.  The wildcat strike, which was in...

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