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Sports

Boys XC captains stir team’s commitment to excellence

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor September 17, 2021

With a stellar set of team captains and a more normal looking season this year, boys cross country is ready to do everything they can to make their runs count.  At the first meet of the year against...

Sports amid pandemic teach athletes resilience

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 16, 2021

For athletes coming into the new school year, the days of Zoom practice, outdoor strength training, remote competitions and absent postseasons appear to be gone.  It seems that we have finally turned...

Photo courtesy of Will Coutre.

Boys lacrosse pushes “lax to the max

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor August 16, 2021

With their last season canceled by COVID-19, the ETHS boys lacrosse team was ready to get back on the field and “lax to the max.” The Kits’ season had a rocky start after back-to-back non-conference...

Johnson and Cless push track to sixth at state

Jacques Philippe, Assistant Sports Editor August 16, 2021

You can’t talk about ETHS’ 2021 track and field season without mentioning Class of 2021 senior and future Iowa Hawkeye Kalil Johnson. Johnson went undefeated last season in the 110m and 300m hurdles...

Opinion | Cut sports create inequities in ETHS athletics

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor August 16, 2021

ETHS is an institution dedicated to providing equitable opportunities for the entirety of its diverse student body. From providing extra support outside of class to eliminating policies that perpetuate...

Photo courtesy of Chloe Haack.

Softball won’t let playoff loss undermine successes

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 16, 2021

As ETHS’ baseball team went head-to-head with Whitney Young to kickoff their playoff run at home, 15 miles south, on the very same night and against the very same school, the Kits’ softball squad kicked...

Photo courtesy of Jacklynn Okereke.

Girls track explains path to state win

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

The ETHS girls track and field team has standout individual athletes, but by clenching the 4x200 relay they showed how strong their united team can be. Senior Jacklynn Okereke stated that of all her...

Photo courtesy of Dylan Elwood.

Baseball season culminates in regional win

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 16, 2021

After back-to-back doubleheader wins against Highland Park propelled the Wildkits to achieve the elusive 20-win season, ETHS’ baseball team proved once again that the sky was the limit when it came to...

ETHS athletic department set to return to normal

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

Entering the 2021-2022 school year ETHS student athletes are excitedly anticipating more “normal” seasons for their sports. The word “normal” has been thrown around recently when discussions are...

Photo courtesy of Maggie Farragher

Girls lacrosse team excels together and individually

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

After having their 2020 season stopped before it even started, the ETHS girls lacrosse team came into its 2021 season wanting to make a statement. Both as a team and individually, the lacrosse team excelled...

The Class of 21s top 21 senior athletes

The Class of ’21’s top 21 senior athletes

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor May 21, 2021

All student-athletes deserve a little bit of praise for the strength needed to compete in such an unprecedented year. Below, 21 of the many distinguishable student-athletes from the class of...

From Kits to Commits: Class of ’21 athletic commitments

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor May 21, 2021

Division I: Michael DeMaria: Mens Lacrosse, Loyola-Marymount Dahna’Adel Duffy: Womens Bowling, Wichita State Connor Groff: Football, Drake Josie Lambert: Womens Lacrosse, Davidson Ryann...