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8-1-1 girls soccer heads into Naperville Invite with first place hopes

8-1-1 girls soccer heads into Naperville Invite with first place hopes

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor April 21, 2017

The Kits expect to perform well at the Naperville Invite this year after last year's disappointment in the tournament. They square off against Hinsdale Central later today, looking to continue their group...

Boys basketball falls short of dream

Boys basketball falls short of dream

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor March 24, 2017

Coach Mike Ellis’ highly ranked team was shooting to win ETHS’ first state championship in half a century.  The path to Peoria for the IHSA final was cut off in a March 14 supersectional loss to the...

Holzmueller has overcome many challenges during his swim career at ETHS

Aaron Holzmueller overcomes challenges, achieves success

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor March 17, 2017

While many view being born with a disability as a disadvantage, junior Aaron Holzmueller uses it as his motivation to swim, bike and run his way to success. “The best quality about Aaron is his...

Junior Cameron Behr prepares for an upcoming match

Senior class leaves big role to be filled for boys tennis

Diego Ramos-Torrescano, Sports Reporter March 17, 2017

Growing pains. With only four seniors returning to the team this year, boys tennis is going to need support from everyone on the team. After the 2016 spring season, boys tennis hopes to improve...

Photo by Jesse Bond

Kits softball to meet at the diamond for a double header season opener

Chris Werner, Sports Editor March 17, 2017

Let’s play two. The Softball team will kick off the year with a double header against the Taft Eagles at home on Saturday at 10 a.m. Taft knocked the Kits out of the IHSA playoffs last year...

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Eli Hartman-Seeskin, Sports Reporter March 17, 2017

Empowerment. The women in sports lunch on Mar. 22 will be an opportunity to empower and recognize excellence among female athletes at ETHS. The annual lunch, which was created in the nineties, has...

Skill over strength

Skill over strength

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist March 17, 2017

While many programs tend to favor student-athletes who are strong, there are far more important aspects that our teams should focus on. Yes, hitting the weights is important. It is not good to put...

Freshman Callista OConner winds up for a shot

’03 grad takes over soccer

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor March 17, 2017

New leadership. After graduating in 2003 with a state championship, Stacy Salgado, the team’s assistant coach for the past two years, takes over as head coach for girls soccer. “I’m...

Baseball excited to show their strength, skills in their season opener tomorrow

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor March 17, 2017

One goal: Win a State Championship. The Kits hope to get started on their season goal, and open up their season with a strong win tomorrow, at Prairie Ridge. “We have the same goals every...

Nojel deserves to be Mr. Basketball

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist February 24, 2017

Although this year’s Illinois high school basketball talent is extraordinary, our very own Nojel Eastern has proven he is at the top. Illinois is known for producing great basketball players.  Some...

Two LadyKits get hyped before a game

Girls basketball seniors leave program in historic fashion

Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor February 24, 2017

While some predicted a decline in performance amidst a coaching change, the girls basketball team only improved from previous years thanks to a dominant senior class. “I haven’t coached for a very...

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