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Senior Kailey Starks took home 28 points to be the highest scorer of the 79-68 victory for the Kits.

Girls basketball triumphs at New Trier in high-scoring contest to close conference play

Alexis Rogers, Eva Sondgeroth and Katelyn Brownlee February 3, 2024

The Kits held the Trevians to a 16-16 tie going into the second quarter Friday night after a hard-fought eight minutes of aggressive play. After an offensive rampage by New Trier senior guard Sela Klein—who...

Evanston players celebrate during their win over Deerfield, 71-23.

Starks reaches 1000 career points in Kits’ dominant win over Deerfield

Alexis Rogers and Eva Sondgeroth February 1, 2024

Senior Kailey Starks stepped up to the free throw line in the third quarter just one basket shy of scoring 1000 career points. After both attempts resulted unsuccessfully, the Kits recovered the rebound...

Lance Jones put up 26 points in Purdues overtime victory over Northwestern on earlier tonight.

Former Kit Lance Jones makes national headlines for No. 2 Boilermakers

Will Klearman, Opinion Columnist January 31, 2024

When Purdue was stunned by No. 16 seeded Fairleigh Dickinson in an embarrassing loss in the Round of 64 in last year's NCAA Tournament, Purdue head coach Matt Painter knew he needed to find an experienced...

Evanston took home the win on Senior Night over De La Salle

Brown’s three forces OT, Kits complete improbable comeback on senior night

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Nate McDade January 30, 2024

Not having a lead for four quarters is typically not the recipe for a win. After last night, though, Evanston might say otherwise. Down by as much as 11in the fourth quarter alone on Monday night,...

Starks leads Kits in victory against Warren, snapping 11-game losing streak

Starks leads Kits in victory against Warren, snapping 11-game losing streak

Alexis Rogers and Eva Sondgeroth January 29, 2024

Going into the second quarter Saturday afternoon, Evanston held onto a four-point lead. After eight minutes, they were up by 22.  “[Senior Kailey Starks] came up to me, and she said that she wasn’t...

Watson’s last-second steal seals win over St. Patrick

Owen Chiss, Fiona Vosper and Ryan Wambo January 28, 2024

Whether it was from exhaustion due to playing a full 32 minutes or late-game nerves, junior Theo Rocca’s two missed free throws with eight seconds left against St. Patrick was a shock to every fan at...

Seniors account for all but two points in Senior Night loss to Maine South

Fiona Vosper and Ryan Wambo January 27, 2024

The energy was high in Beardsley Gymnasium as signs were held in support of seniors Zuri Ransom, Kailey Starks and Arianna Milam-Pryor.  “There was a lot of momentum [because of senior night], so...

Watsons big night fuels boys basketball past Maine South on road

Watson’s big night fuels boys basketball past Maine South on road

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson January 27, 2024

As soon as senior Morgan Brown won the tip-off on Friday night, the Maine South crowd’s presence was heard. “Overrated” chants echoed inside the arena while senior Brandon Watson crossed half-court...

Ramblers keep Kits offense at bay, keeping undefeated record with buzzer-beater shot

Eva Sondgeroth and Helena Van Engelen January 25, 2024

Despite falling to Nazareth Academy this past Saturday, senior Zuri Ransom’s return coming into Tuesday evening’s matchup in Beardsley Gym with undefeated Loyola had all eyes set on a strong performance...

Late comeback not enough as Kits fall to Loyola

Liam Hinkle and Cash Nelson January 24, 2024

With 16 seconds remaining in Tuesday night’s matchup against Loyola, senior Brandon Watson beat Loyola’s Jimmy Tarjan to the basket for a game-tying layup that sent the Beardsley Gym crowd wild. The...

Pavelec, Kit bowlers roll past Trevians in Monday evening matchup

Pavelec, Kit bowlers roll past Trevians in Monday evening matchup

Owen Chiss and Jilian Denlow January 22, 2024

Evanston head coach Ray Austin is always hungry for more. But when his team beat New Trier by 504 pins on Monday evening, he couldn’t help but crack a smile. “No coach is always happy. We missed...

Despite Evanston taking down the Spartans in December, GBN proved too much against a depleted Kit squad.

Without Ransom, Kits extend losing streak in defeat to GBN

Ryan Wambo, Staff Writer January 21, 2024

With senior guard Zuri Ransom out due to a lingering ankle injury, Evanston couldn’t put its losing streak to an end on Friday night in Beardsley Gym against Glenbrook North. The Spartans’ electric...

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