The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Sports

Pomkits again ready to dominate their dances

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

When you think of the high school experience at Evanston, images of the football team, cheerleaders and Pomkits come to mind. It’s the school spirit trifecta, if you will.  At the first home football...

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Boys soccer undefeated, heads into conference play

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

With a regular season record of 16-3-4 last fall, the boys soccer team looked like a heavy favorite to go downstate. A 3-0 loss to Oak Park-River Forest in the sectional finals ended those dreams, but...

New head coach pushes tempo for girls volleyball

Alexis Rogers, Jillian Arnyai, Assistant In-Depth Editor, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

With six seniors, a brand new coach, and many games to look forward to, girls volleyball started their season off with a bang. After two 2-0 wins against Maine East and Highland Park, they traveled all...

Cheer squad eager to hype up crowds at halftime

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor September 23, 2022

ETHS cheer has long been an integral component of football and basketball games, with an innate ability to garner enthusiasm and spirit within a crowd. However, many fail to recognize that cheerleading...

Field hockey aims to stick it to its opponents

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The field hockey team kicked off its season with three games in August–a loss to both St. Ignatius and Glenbard West, and then a resounding 7-1 win against Lakes Community.  As a newly inaugurated...

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‘All the little things:’ Friendship fuels football rebuild

Vanessa Harvey, Alec Lloyd, Staff Writers September 23, 2022

Football season has officially started.  Lazier field is packed and Evanston fans are excited to see what this year's team has to offer, as the squad will feature many new faces. Last season, the Kits...

Leadership, camaraderie guides girls lacrosse towards success

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

Evanston’s girls lacrosse program has historically been great. This past year was no different. Led by a strong senior class, the Kits had an incredibly successful 6-1 conference record.  Senior...

Girls track fights the rain to secure school relay record at state meet

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor August 15, 2022

The girls track team proved its talent and determination at the IHSA state championship meet this spring, where the squad brought home multiple medals and a team place of fourth. The particularly rainy...

Mixed results for boys water polo point to need for increased consistency

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 15, 2022

Boys water polo started the season off hot with a seven game win streak. The team cooled off a little bit after losing five of the next six, and then proceeded to never streak longer than three games for...

Boys volleyball closes season confident in team’s direction

Jessica Sehgal, Executive Editor August 15, 2022

On March 30, varsity boys volleyball had its first game of the season at home against Loyola Academy, and the energy was electric. Fans filed into the stands of Beardsley Gym to watch the gripping match...

Teamwork brings girls softball closer together on, off the field

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 15, 2022

A tough season for the girls softball team culminated in a similarly tough first-round playoff loss against Lane Tech. “Lane Tech is one of the best teams we played this season, and I think we put...

Boys gymnastics boasts successful season despite recent rocky years

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

Boys gymnastics coach Frank Erwin had only one word to describe the 2021-2022 spring season: “Excellent”. Over the course of this past season the program sent four boys to state in 16 events, and that...