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Sharp-shooting guard Blake Peters commits to Princeton

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor June 13, 2020

Rising senior Blake Peters has been a vital part of ETHS’ state appearances the last two years, as he has been a full-time starter at shooting guard for the Kits. Earlier today, Peters announced his...

From right, seniors DeVaughn Bell, Rileigh Farragher, Kayla Henning.

The journey: three student athletes look ahead

Jake Kaufman, Staff Writer May 16, 2020

Devaughn Bell, Trinity International University For as long as he can remember, football has been a major part of ETHS senior and TIU football commit Devaughn Bell’s life. He began playing in second...

Senior Ariel Logan.

Sky’s the limit

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor May 14, 2020

Many say it’s just a game— but sports have a strange way of bringing people together. Sports can get communities united, people overjoyed and a whole country on the edges of their seats. The absence...

The Class of 2020 MVPs

May 14, 2020

Badminton - Monica Hill  "The badminton program at ETHS has provided me with the opportunity to meet so many amazing girls, learn teamwork skills and become great at a sport while having so much fun." Baseball...

ETHS’ athletics department hopes for a summer season

Eli Cohen and Peter Barbato May 1, 2020

On April 21, The IHSA announced the suspension of all remaining activities for the 2019-20 school year. Despite being anticipated by many, the news was gut-wrenching to every student athlete that prepared...

Lazier Field is empty following the statewide stay-at-home order that has cut short or cancelled many senior Wildkits'  seasons.

A deep dive into how COVID-19 impacts senior athletes

Michael Barthelemy and Eli Cohen April 6, 2020

On March 12, our lives were put on hold. This was of course the day in which the email detailing the ETHS building’s closing and the school’s transition into e-learning was sent out in wake of the...

Those not on the stat sheet deserve recognition

Gordon Redfield-Gale and Will Wambo April 3, 2020

An often forgotten member of every ETHS varsity squad is the team manager, who does far more than sit and watch on their respective team; they spend countless hours ensuring the team has everything they...

Senior Kayla Henning runs the fast break.

Honoring the seniors of ETHS’ girls basketball team

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor March 20, 2020

In a time where much of the world is down and many demoralizing aspects of society are headlined in the media, both in and out of the sports world, I think it’s important to celebrate some of the achievements...

Pomkits family proved to be life-changing for senior class

Hailey Fine, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2020

The Pomkits season came to an end this past Friday by honoring the seniors and their final performance of high school. “This has been the best four years and eight seasons of my life,” senior Maggie...

Track: the race downstate

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Editor February 28, 2020

Consistent greatness. For the boys and girls track teams, that’s the name of the game. Year in and year out, both sides are able to send multiple runners to state competition no matter the event,...

Boys basketball gears up for third consecutive state run

Gordon Redfield-Gale, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

The ETHS boys basketball team is back and ready to make another deep postseason run under a tried-and-tested recipe for success and the leadership of their tremendous group of juniors. The squad graduated...

Girls basketball advances to Super Sectionals

Hailey Fine, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2020

As super-sectionals come up, girls basketball strives to keep up the high motivation and stay focused by establishing goals and working hard in practice. “In practice we’ve been pushing each other...

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