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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

Swim and Dive

Seed shoots in a tournament last season.

New generation of polo players looks to push Kits over the hump

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Captain March 22, 2019

The ETHS girls water polo team aims to use their unique speed and youth to their advantage as they head into their highly anticipated season. This year’s team features two freshmen on the varsity...

Swim and dive places 10th in state behind Hogan, relays

Jonah Charlton and Hailey Fine November 20, 2018

Over the weekend, girls swim and dive wrapped up the postseason placing 10th overall at the state meet, marking ETHS’ highest finish since 2010. On the boards, Evanston ran away from the pack. Senior...

Senior captain Halley Seed swims the freestyle.

New wave of swimmers look to find success at sectionals

Michael Barthelemy, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

Evanston Girls Swimming and Diving is looking to make a splash at their upcoming sectional competition, despite their lack of experience at that level. “We have a lot of great 9th and 10th grade swimmers...

Wildkit to Wolverine

Wildkit to Wolverine

Michael Barthelemy and Chloe Haack November 9, 2018

Flooded with Division I offers, senior and star diver Lucy Hogan committed to the University of Michigan at the beginning of fall. Deciding between Harvard, Ohio State, Michigan and Texas, she chose...

Fallin’ into season: Girls Swimming

Benji Fervoy, Staff Writer August 28, 2018

The youthful varsity girls swim team looks to add another strong season to it’s already proven record. “Underclassmen bring so much energy to the team which makes meets and practices more fun,”...

Junior Zach Andalman does the backstroke at practice.

Boys swimming relies on experience for state meet

Billy Krupkin and Billy Krupkin February 22, 2018

While the boys swimming and diving State Meet is a unique challenge, the Wildkits are expecting to perform like it’s nothing new. “At the state level, our biggest strengths are definitely diving and...

Junior Zach Andalman does the backstroke at practice.

Swimmers to start CSL slate tonight

Chris Werner, Sports Editor December 15, 2017

Even though Evanston and Maine South are competitive in virtually every sport, ETHS has beaten the Hawks by at least 65 points in every meet for the past five years and look to continue that dominance...

Junior Sydney Hollingsworth competes at a meet.

Yin and Yang

Ben Baker-Katz, Sports Editor November 3, 2017

Five years ago, the freshmen girls swimming team beat New Trier for the first time in years by one point. Last weekend, this freshmen class beat the Trevians by over 100 points, breaking a meet record...

Senior Clio Hancock prepares for this season.

Youth to fuel swim team’s success this season

Chris Werner, Sports Editor August 28, 2017

Fresh Blood.      A small but strong group of returning varsity will be backed by a class of fast freshman this upcoming season.         “There is a lot of young blood on the team this year...

Ben Easington jukes a defender. He will attend USC next fall.

Defying the odds: ETHS boasts ten Division I commits

Only about two percent of high school athletes nation wide reach division one college athletics, but this year ETHS is proud to sport ten division one commits in eight different sports. Since 2008,...

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...

Image courtesy of Varsity Views

Boys swimming and diving team hopes for successful meets over the weekend

Chris Werner, Sports Editor December 16, 2016

When you think about the middle of December swimming doesn’t usually come to mind, but the boys swim and dive season is well underway as they face Deerfield in a dual meet tonight at 5:30. “It will...