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The debate on which sport is “hardest” is stupid

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Editor December 13, 2019

We’ve all heard it. Whether it be in class, at the lunch table or in the locker room, everyone has taken part in the age-old debate: which sport is truly the most difficult? Everyone has an opinion,...

Girls gymnastics hope youthful team can prove stay competitive

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The girls gymnastics team is rostering mostly underclassmen this year, but that won’t stop them from competing in the conference rankings. Only six of the 35 gymnasts are upperclassmen, giving the...

Figure skating hopes to three-peat to extend dynasty

Sam Beebe, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Evanston’s figure skating team hopes to win their third national championship in a row this year. Even though they may not get as much buzz around Evanston as other sports, the pressure is still there...

Junior Blake Peters goes for a layup.

Taking a look at ETHS’ new basketball team

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor December 5, 2019

ETHS’ boys basketball team made the trip to Peoria for the state semifinals the past two seasons. The undersized, junior-heavy Kits look to make it for a third consecutive year, but they will have many...

Senior Kayla Henning is one of four returning players.

Experienced Girls Basketball’s journey to state starts today

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor November 23, 2019

Following last season’s heart-wrenching overtime loss to Maine West, Illinois’ state champions, ETHS’ Girls Basketball team returns to the court with a nearly identical roster, hoping the more experienced...

Nutrition: what can make or break an athlete’s performance

Hailey Fine and Sophia McCandlish November 8, 2019

Constant exercise comes with a constant need to eat, but many don’t realize the effect that certain foods and eating habits have on their bodies. In order for athletes to perform at their best, it’s...

Boys hockey continues thrilling season

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Boys hockey is one of the most successful fall teams this year. With a 6-2-1 record so far, the team is on the path to a historic postseason, even with tough opponents in the games ahead.  “Hopefully,...

Girls cross country finds unity through running

Hailey Fine and Magdalena Papa November 8, 2019

The strenuous season comes to an end for girls cross country after a challenging yet successful season filled with intense training.  “One of the things I’m most proud of is how well we’ve worked...

Pomkits stuns during fall season

JJ Chehab, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

This season was a remarkable one for the Pomkits. Well choreographed, they finished a highly memorable season on Oct. 25, their last performance of the fall season. While the team placed for a competition...

Football’s tough season comes to an end

Eli Cohen, Sports Editor November 8, 2019

Following a historical 7-3 record last year, Evanston Football’s 3-6 season was bitter sweet. The Kits were, in general, an inexperienced team at the varsity level, but they hope the challenges the sophomores...

Boys golf tops off dramatic season

Hailey Fine, Sports Editor November 8, 2019

Boys golf ended on a positive note this season, sending junior Campbell Wagener down state, as well as four others to sectionals. However, there were a lot of obstacles leading up to playoffs which put...

Mascots should not be racially influenced

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Editor November 8, 2019

In 1995, the Cleveland Indians were on top of the sports world. They were headlined by future hall of famers and all-stars, but the most recognizable part of the franchise remained their “lovable”...

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