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

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Sports

Football loses first playoff game after suspenseful season

Alec Lloyd, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Coming off a midseason four-game winning streak, ETHS football looked to continue its success throughout the end of the season and postseason. In their last few games, the Wildkits faced some steep competition,...

Boys soccer concludes season with supersectional loss

Henry O'Malley, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Led by senior captains Sebastian Shultz and Will Travis, ETHS boys soccer had high expectations this season. After winning its regional match on Oct. 19 versus Von Steuben, 4-0, and beating Lane Tech on...

Male-dominated culture creates barriers to strength training for girls at ETHS

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

If a person were to step into virtually any weight room, perhaps the first thing they would notice, aside from the piercing sounds of clanging metal, the all-enduring, sweat-filled aroma and the music...

Mental health takes center stage during ETHS girls tennis Season

Jacques Philippe, Assistant Sports Editor November 19, 2021

As many athletes, such as Naomi Osaka and Falcons Wide Receiver Calvin Ridley, are speaking up about their own mental health struggles and stepping away from the game, members of the ETHS tennis team did...

Photo Courtesy Allison Lemmon

Field hockey values teamwork

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

ETHS’s field hockey team is composed of like-minded, connected individuals that rely on teamwork to succeed in its games. Coming out of a restrictive season with few bonding opportunities last year,...

Photo courtesy of Jordin Kadiri.

New talent for girls swimming

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Evanston girls swimming’s biggest success of the season came early on, when it beat Barrington 103-83: a win not seen in more than five years.  That day, first-place finishes were logged by senior...

Boys golf caps Sectionals run

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Golf seems like sort of an afterthought compared to other sports: basketball, football, etc. Yet, golf is a fascinating sport, and one here at ETHS that we all should know much more about. Take this journey...

Four-game winning streak propels football

Alec Lloyd, Eliana Prawer-Stock, Staff Writers October 15, 2021

After facing a difficult stretch, including its worst loss in the last six years, ETHS football entered the middle of September looking to bounce back—and get the bounce back in its step. Over the...

Pomkits let school spirit shine

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Fridays at ETHS look like something straight out of a high school movie. The football players wear their jerseys, the cheerleaders wear their bows and then, of course, there’s ETHS’ dance troop, the...

Chess plans strategic moves for upcoming season

Chess plans strategic moves for upcoming season

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Wait, what? A Sports article about....chess? Well, the International Olympic Committee has recognized chess as a sport since 1999, and because equitable coverage is one of the goals of Sports this year,...

Senior Lily Consiglio has committed to Emory, the best collegiate fit for her as a swimmer and student.

Dedicated and driven: Lily Consiglio in, out of the pool

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Many words come to mind when describing ETHS varsity swimmer and recently committed Emory University athlete Lily Consiglio. There’s talented, hard-working, ambitious, smart. Yet, above all, there’s...

Volleyball digs out wins, commits to change off-court

Olivia Ohlson, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The girls volleyball team has had a few disappointing seasons in a row, finishing last year with a record below .500. This year, they hope to make a comeback by focusing on passing and setting as well...