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Boys basketball bullies Bulls on way to big win

Boys basketball bullies Bulls on way to big win

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo December 6, 2023

After a 64-55 victory over La Lumiere on Saturday, Dec. 2, the Kits sought to keep their four-game win streak alive on Tuesday night in Beardsley Gym against Chicago Bulls Prep—and they did just that. Junior...

In his fifth year of college eligibility, former Wildkit star Lance Jones opted to join a Purdue team hoping for a long March Madness run in 2024.

Now in college basketball spotlight, former Wildkit returns to Evanston

Owen Chiss and Will Klearman December 5, 2023

On April 8, former Evanston basketball star Lance Jones verbally committed to Purdue.  The Boilermakers, who were shocked in the 2023 NCAA March Madness Tournament by #16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson,...

Evanston had three seniors in double-figures in the Saturday afternoon match-up against La Lumiere.

Thomas’ 19 points lead Evanston in win over La Lumiere

Owen Chiss and Fiona Vosper December 3, 2023

Despite not starting a game last season, senior Antoine Thomas played like a seasoned veteran on Saturday afternoon. Thomas led the way for Evanston with 19 points and 6 rebounds while making 11 of...

Boys wrestling comes up short against Trevians

Fiona Vosper, Staff writer December 2, 2023

Boys wrestling just began their competition season last week, but already faced one of their most challenging competitors in their second dual meet on Friday night: New Trier. While Evanston certainly...

Defense leads the way in boys basketball win over Deerfield

Defense leads the way in boys basketball win over Deerfield

Ryan Wambo, Staff Writer December 2, 2023

After facing off on Friday night for the first time in six years, Evanston welcomed Deerfield to the CSL South by showing the Warriors what a defensive clinic looks like. The Kits’ man-to-man defense...

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Fiona Vosper and Eva Sondgeroth November 29, 2023

After losing both games against Glenbrook South last season, girls' basketball came onto the court Tuesday night looking to reverse that trend. Despite a close first quarter, the Kit offense exploded for...

Girls basketball tipped off the 2023-24 season with a victory over Buffalo Grove.

Girls basketball dominates Buffalo Grove in season opener

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo November 16, 2023

Nearly a year after girls basketball defeated Buffalo Grove, 65-53, the Kits proved that they were the stronger team once again in their season opener on Tuesday night. On the backs of stellar performances...

After a tactical change to be more aggressive on offense, Evanstons backline was often left vulnerable in the second half of its semifinal against New Trier.

Sectional champ field hockey team ends playoff run with loss to top-ranked New Trier

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor October 27, 2023

Thirty minutes into the state semifinal match against New Trier, field hockey was within one goal of the championship contest. A move to mobilize the offense gave the Kits greater possession in the second...

Junior Frankie Taylor held impressive blocks throughout both sets, despite loss

Wolves pounce on girls volleyball early, end Kits’ season

Kate Reno, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Girls volleyball showed signs of hope throughout the first set of regional semifinals on Tuesday night, but the Kits fell short to Niles West in consecutive sets, 25-15, 25-8. After the whistle blew,...

Despite leading for the majority of their sectional semifinal against New Trier, the Trevians two extra-time goals proved decisive.

New Trier star’s extra-time free kick boots Evanston from playoffs in thriller

Eva Sondgeroth and Katelyn Brownlee October 25, 2023

After almost 95 minutes of game action between Evanston and New Trier in the IHSA Sectional Semifinal, the contest—which had been locked at 1-1 since midway through the second half—seemed destined...

Evanston Township High School boys soccer won its IHSA regional final against Maine South a year after faltering at the same stage in the playoffs against Lane Tech.

Boys soccer boots Maine South in regional finals win

Owen Chiss and Will Klearman October 22, 2023

After Cristiano Hamer scored a goal to put Evanston up 1-0 in the first three minutes of Saturday’s regional finals against Maine South, the Kits never looked back. In a late morning game in Park...

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