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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

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...

Tricky trifling Trevians trip-up Evanston girls water polo

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 15, 2022

Girls water polo made sure its presence was known every single time the team took to the pool last season. Before each game, the team hyped itself up with its signature war cry. “We’d all take deep...

Road to state: girls soccer faces fierce competition after winning super sectionals

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

With the 2022 varsity girls soccer team season coming to a close with a 2-0 loss in the state semifinals against Barrington on June 3 the Kits are looking forward to replicating their success next season. This...

‘Expected:’ baseball fulfills high expectations for season

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 15, 2022

This year’s regional championship game may very well have been the craziest match-up in ETHS boys baseball history, consisting of 11 innings, three ejections, and a walk-off single. Things tensed...