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Sports

Boys golf caps Sectionals run

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Golf seems like sort of an afterthought compared to other sports: basketball, football, etc. Yet, golf is a fascinating sport, and one here at ETHS that we all should know much more about. Take this journey...

Four-game winning streak propels football

Alec Lloyd, Eliana Prawer-Stock, Staff Writers October 15, 2021

After facing a difficult stretch, including its worst loss in the last six years, ETHS football entered the middle of September looking to bounce back—and get the bounce back in its step. Over the...

Pomkits let school spirit shine

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Fridays at ETHS look like something straight out of a high school movie. The football players wear their jerseys, the cheerleaders wear their bows and then, of course, there’s ETHS’ dance troop, the...

Chess plans strategic moves for upcoming season

Chess plans strategic moves for upcoming season

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Wait, what? A Sports article about....chess? Well, the International Olympic Committee has recognized chess as a sport since 1999, and because equitable coverage is one of the goals of Sports this year,...

Senior Lily Consiglio has committed to Emory, the best collegiate fit for her as a swimmer and student.

Dedicated and driven: Lily Consiglio in, out of the pool

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Many words come to mind when describing ETHS varsity swimmer and recently committed Emory University athlete Lily Consiglio. There’s talented, hard-working, ambitious, smart. Yet, above all, there’s...

Volleyball digs out wins, commits to change off-court

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The girls volleyball team has had a few disappointing seasons in a row, finishing last year with a record below .500. This year, they hope to make a comeback by focusing on passing and setting as well...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi.

Opinion | IHSA has an obligation to mandate vaccinations for student athletes

Sophia Sherman and Marin Ubersox September 17, 2021

From day one of the pandemic, the IHSA has attempted to put the health and safety of students before athletic performance. Between mask mandates and canceling seasons all together, its efforts have likely...

Girls XC has short season, making every meet crucial

Lena Papa, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Girls cross country is off and running after its first meet of the season on Sep. 4. With a diverse team ranging through many grades, the team looks for success in its short one-and-a-half month-long season....

Football struggles to find its footing, loses two straight

Alec Lloyd, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

After a long wait from 2019, ETHS football is finally back to playing in the fall. In the season opener on Aug. 27, the Wildkits defeated the Indian Trail Hawks, 26-6, in Kenosha, Wis.. The team demonstrated...

Boys golf aims to score lower as it takes on tough division

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor September 17, 2021

“So much of golf is not necessarily having really great holes, but minimizing really bad holes,” says Boys Varsity Golf Coach Jed Curtis. “There’s only so many strokes you can go lower: there’s...

Girls tennis traditions return as team comes together

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor September 17, 2021

After a season of losses and missed opportunities last year, girls varsity tennis is working hard to ensure it serves up one of its best seasons yet. Although its first contest of the year resulted...

Photo Courtesy of Bennett Pascal

Boys soccer shoots for State, starts season undefeated

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor September 17, 2021

As soon as fall sports begin, it’s easy to spot a rookie boys varsity soccer player. Every year, new players take an electric razor to the head, but as they lose their hair, they gain a team of driven...