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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

Sports

Boys swim & dive sweeps Loyola at season opener

Alexis Rogers, Assistant Sports Editor December 23, 2021

Reflecting upon their first victory against Loyola and looking ahead into the busy schedule boys swim & dive faces this winter, senior varsity swimmer and co-captain Aaron Martin believes that the...

A rebuilding season for girls bowling

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Another interesting sport that does not receive the attention it deserves at ETHS: girls bowling. While to a lot of people it may not seem like the most noteworthy sport, girls bowling has actually been...

Letter from the editor | On the need for a more human-centered sports section

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor December 23, 2021

In sports journalism, it's easy for creators and consumers to objectify athletes. Frequently, competitors are regarded in stories solely for their material value: their point averages, their personal-bests,...

Boys bowling starts season 7-2

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor December 23, 2021

Last year, amid COVID-19 restrictions, ETHS boys’ bowling meets were strictly virtual— athletes literally competed in different rooms from their opponents. Although a less than ideal situation, many...

Post-football season, pomkits shift focus

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

With athletics finally returning to normal as cases of COVID-19 dwindle, the Evanston Pomkits are competing once again. Although the lockdown did affect team spirit, with team members unable to participate...

Strong senior class provides fencing leadership

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor December 23, 2021

With a year of virtual practices, prolonged seasons and little opportunity for team bonding behind them, ETHS fencing has achieved early success in the first month of its season.  Starting off strong...

Field hockey makes it to quarterfinals

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

A team that was ranked eighth in the state. A team that made it to the quarterfinals at state, and only fell to the top seed. What sport comes to mind?  Seeing as this is a field hockey story, you...

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“Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden” history runs deep in Evanston

Lauren Dain, Christopher Vye, Lena Papa, Executive Editor, Sports Editor, Staff Writer November 19, 2021
In the twentieth century, it wasn’t uncommon to hear the word “golf” referred to as being an acronym for the phrase “gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.” While use of this expression has declined as social consciousness of women’s issues has increased, the sport still maintains a high-level of gender-based exclusivity. ETHS girls golf is no stranger to this, and its participants have to deal with the stigma of being female in a male-dominated sport every time they step up to the tee.

Girls volleyball faces difficulties, finishes as more collective team

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor November 19, 2021

Despite finishing with an 8-27 record, the girls volleyball team displayed commendable teamwork and grit to make it through a tough season. “[There’s been] lots of ups and downs,” says senior...

Cheerleading excels football season, prepares for remainder of the year

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The cheerleading squad blew spectators away at Homecoming earlier in the fall with its fun and skillful routine. Still, the team has more up its sleeves when it comes to the remainder of the year. With...

Girls swim and dive takes third place at Conference

Owen Chiss, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Despite being blown out 132-54 by the top ranked team in the state, New Trier, to cap off the final dual meet of the season Oct. 22, Head Coach Kevin Auger wasn’t too concerned with his team’s performance....

Girls XC overcomes sectionals loss, end season collectively

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2021

Despite finishing 14th out of 18 teams at sectionals, girls cross country was able to close the season out with top placements at meets from individuals and long-lasting memories.  Earlier in the season,...