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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

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Girls lacrosse returns for success

Stella Davis, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

After a 2021 season finishing second in conference, the girls lacrosse team looks to repeat that success this year. Senior Lily Mason, who will be continuing her lacrosse career at Kenyon College, is...

Boys gymnastics aims to continue string of successes, focus on growth

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

“The [2019-20] COVID season, we had a really good team—one of our best. We opened with our highest score ever. Then, boom, no season. We just had one meet and that was it,” head coach Frank Erwin...

Boys track transitions outdoor, finishing indoor season strong

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

Following an early end to the 2020 season, the Kits haven’t had a full indoor track season in nearly three years, but, through the team’s collective efforts, these first months have shaped out to be...

Boys lacrosse adapts to new team

Ashlyn Rogowski, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

As its 2022 spring season starts, the boys lacrosse team is expecting many new incoming players after adjusting to COVID-19 restrictions.  While the first game of the season isn’t until March 17...

Opinion | Maintaining or changing: looking at COVID policies in sports entering spring

Miranda Escalera and Antonia Languilla March 18, 2022

In the Midwest, Illinois is the final state that has yet to call off its masking requirements in schools.  This was later changed on March 7th. However, on Feb. 4, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge...

Opinion | Analyzing the reasons behind lack of Black participation in winter Olympics

Jacques Philippe , Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

The way the Olympics are set up with summer and winter being separate, it was evident there would be a debate about which one is better. The clear consensus is that the summer Olympics is much better....

Girls soccer sets goals with reliable and driven senior team

Alexis Rogers, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

After a season that closed with Evanston becoming 2021 Illinois High School Association Regional Champions, the girls soccer team aims to push themselves further into State playoffs, led by a strong group...

Evanston falls to Glenbrook South in the sectional semi-finals, ending their season

Owen Chiss, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Despite winning four games in a row coming into Tuesday night’s battle with Glenbrook South, the Kits ultimately fell 69-53, against a team in the Titans that is seemingly a real competitor for the Class...

Opinion | COVID-19 has altered the scholarship game for student-athletes

Kamau Ransom, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

For so many decades, athletes have had the opportunity to go to college for free or on some kind of beneficial athletic financial aid. In a normal world on average, only about two percent of high school...

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Chess team breaks seed, captures third-place finish at State

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor February 28, 2022

The ETHS Chess team was seeded fifth upon entering the Illinois State Chess tournament, held on Feb. 11-12. However, the team proved predictions wrong, breaking seed and ultimately placing third.  “I...

Boys swimming overcomes adversity, triumphs at sectionals

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2022

Look at practically any freshman or sophomore on the ETHS boys swimming team, and you’ll notice one thing missing: their hair. With the return of a full season, the Kits have reinstated their most prized...

Five divers, two state qualifiers, one team

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor February 28, 2022

Routinely stuck at the latter end of “swim & dive,” diving, despite its rich history at Evanston, is a sport that tends to be overlooked here. In fact, with a grand total of five team members,...