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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian


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“Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden” history runs deep in Evanston

Lauren Dain, Christopher Vye, Lena Papa, Executive Editor, Sports Editor, Staff Writer November 19, 2021
In the twentieth century, it wasn’t uncommon to hear the word “golf” referred to as being an acronym for the phrase “gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.” While use of this expression has declined as social consciousness of women’s issues has increased, the sport still maintains a high-level of gender-based exclusivity. ETHS girls golf is no stranger to this, and its participants have to deal with the stigma of being female in a male-dominated sport every time they step up to the tee.

Girls volleyball faces difficulties, finishes as more collective team

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor November 19, 2021

Despite finishing with an 8-27 record, the girls volleyball team displayed commendable teamwork and grit to make it through a tough season. “[There’s been] lots of ups and downs,” says senior...

Cheerleading excels football season, prepares for remainder of the year

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The cheerleading squad blew spectators away at Homecoming earlier in the fall with its fun and skillful routine. Still, the team has more up its sleeves when it comes to the remainder of the year. With...

Girls swim and dive takes third place at Conference

Owen Chiss, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Despite being blown out 132-54 by the top ranked team in the state, New Trier, to cap off the final dual meet of the season Oct. 22, Head Coach Kevin Auger wasn’t too concerned with his team’s performance....

Girls XC overcomes sectionals loss, end season collectively

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2021

Despite finishing 14th out of 18 teams at sectionals, girls cross country was able to close the season out with top placements at meets from individuals and long-lasting memories.  Earlier in the season,...

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Michigan soccer commit Burrell wants ‘to be fearless’

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2021

Senior soccer player Kali Burrell has had one goal embedded in her mind for as long as she can remember: play at the collegiate level. Now, committed to the University of Michigan, Burrell has soared far...

Football loses first playoff game after suspenseful season

Alec Lloyd, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Coming off a midseason four-game winning streak, ETHS football looked to continue its success throughout the end of the season and postseason. In their last few games, the Wildkits faced some steep competition,...

Boys soccer concludes season with supersectional loss

Henry O'Malley, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Led by senior captains Sebastian Shultz and Will Travis, ETHS boys soccer had high expectations this season. After winning its regional match on Oct. 19 versus Von Steuben, 4-0, and beating Lane Tech on...

Male-dominated culture creates barriers to strength training for girls at ETHS

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

If a person were to step into virtually any weight room, perhaps the first thing they would notice, aside from the piercing sounds of clanging metal, the all-enduring, sweat-filled aroma and the music...

Mental health takes center stage during ETHS girls tennis Season

Jacques Philippe, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2021

As many athletes, such as Naomi Osaka and Falcons Wide Receiver Calvin Ridley, are speaking up about their own mental health struggles and stepping away from the game, members of the ETHS tennis team did...

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Field hockey values teamwork

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

ETHS’s field hockey team is composed of like-minded, connected individuals that rely on teamwork to succeed in its games. Coming out of a restrictive season with few bonding opportunities last year,...

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New talent for girls swimming

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Evanston girls swimming’s biggest success of the season came early on, when it beat Barrington 103-83: a win not seen in more than five years.  That day, first-place finishes were logged by senior...