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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

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Evanston shot 15 percent from three in its loss to Glenbrook North.

Boys basketball crashes again late against Glenbrook North

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson January 20, 2024

When senior Tyler Dennis cashed on two free throws off Glenbrook North’s Patrick Schaller fourth foul in the third quarter, the Kits had cut the Spartan lead to just 37-30.  Eight minutes later,...

Evanston swept its season series with Deerfield.

Dickson’s stellar night leads boys basketball over Deerfield

Owen Chiss, Sports Editor January 18, 2024

When ETHS canceled school on Tuesday, it forced head coach Mike Ellis to postpone practice due to the cold temperatures. So it wouldn’t have been illogical to expect a shaky performance from the Kits...

From the opening tip, Evanston and Niles North traded baskets in a close contests the Vikings ultimately reeled in.

Former ETHS player Irby helps Vikings corral Kits in non-conference bout

Eva Sondgeroth, Assistant Sports Editor January 10, 2024

When senior Brandon Watson scored the first points of the game just 30 seconds in quickly followed by a rebound from Niles North junior—a former ETHS starter—Yaris Irby, both student sections present...

After slow first half, girls basketball dominates second half, beats New Trier

After slow first half, girls basketball dominates second half, beats New Trier

Eva Sondgeroth and Fiona Vosper December 22, 2023

Senior Zuri Ransom stripped the ball away from the Trevians and proceeded to lay it in just as the first half came to a close, bringing the Evanston fans to their feet. While the Kits were still down...

New Trier dominates boys basketball in sold-out Beardsley Gym

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 22, 2023

After New Trier guard Colby Smith chucked the ball out of bounds just five seconds into Friday night’s game, Evanston’s student section, decked out in all-black, roared with excitement. The Kits marched...

Boys basketball-New Trier: What to expect from the talented Trevians

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 21, 2023

Boys basketball is set to face off tonight against perennial power and rival New Trier in a highly anticipated game in Beardsley Gymnasium at 7:30 pm. While the Kits (9-3, 2-1 CSL) have had a solid start...

Overtime loss to undefeated Maine South ends six-game winning streak for girls basketball

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor December 16, 2023

Amidst a cacophony of foot-stomping from Maine South’s crowd, senior Zuri Ransom lined up for two foul shots with just nine seconds left in the fourth quarter. After netting both points, the Kits prematurely...

Evanston shot over 50 percent from the field in its win against Maine South on Dec. 15.

Rocca leads well-rounded offensive performance in Kits win over Maine South

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Nate McDade December 16, 2023

On Tuesday night, boys basketball shot 31 percent from the field in a 42-39 upset loss to Carmel Catholic, who had lost six straight prior to their matchup in Beardsley Gym with the Kits. So when Evanston...

Underclassman starters debut in boys basketball loss to Carmel

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

Beardsley Gymnasium saw fresh faces during the first half of Tuesday’s matchup with Carmel Catholic, with a roster of underclassmen—in addition to senior guard Brandon Watson—starting the game for...

Senior Zuri Ransom posted 23 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks in Evanstons victory over Depaul College Prep on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Ransom’s big day propels girls basketball to win over Depaul Prep

Owen Chiss and Jilian Denlow December 10, 2023

Zuri Ransom has had many stellar performances in her high school basketball career, but not even her own coach had witnessed anything similar to the takeover that the senior guard displayed on Saturday...

Evanston led for just the first minute of the conference matchup against Glenbrook North on Friday at Beardsley Gym.

Spartans’ senior guards help GBN stifle boys basketball

Cash Nelson and Will Klearman December 9, 2023

Evanston head coach Mike Ellis could tell early on Friday night that his young squad wasn't in the right headspace for its conference matchup against Glenbrook North. In the first quarter, senior Spartan...

Girls basketball has leapt out to three-straight wins to kick off the CSL slate.

Girls basketball stays undefeated despite uneven effort against Spartans

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo December 8, 2023

When the first points of the game were scored by senior guard Kailey Starks, the entire crowd at Glenbrook North knew it was the Kits to lose.  Senior Zuri Ransom and Starks carried the workload on...

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