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Wrestling

Season recap on wrestling

Eli Cohen and Will Wambo February 28, 2020

The wrestling season is over, and despite the loss of Ramin Abraham, Dylan Kull and Rafael Salinas, it was a good season for the Kits. Evanston had seven Sectional qualifiers in Charlie Fox, Valery...

Wrestling looks to end the season with a bang

Sophia McCandlish, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2020

Contributor: Jared Tucker As the season slowly nears to an end, the wrestling team begins to consider their postseason plans without key graduates Ramin Abraham and Rafael Salinas.  “It’s been...

Wrestling team strives for competitive season

JJ Chehab, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Wrestling is back for another winter with new athletes on the squad. They will be missing some stars such as Ramin Abraham who went undefeated and won the 2019 state championship—ETHS’ first conference...

State Champion: Ramin Abraham

State Champion: Ramin Abraham

Eli Cohen and Sophia McCandlish May 24, 2019

Ramin Abraham entered ETHS his freshman year as a goalie for the soccer team, with little interest in wrestling. When he graduates on June 2, he’ll walk out with a 53-0 record on the mat and a state...

Sophomore Ricardo Salinas at practice.

Salinas bros, Abraham compete at state

Hailey Fine and Sophia McCandlish February 15, 2019

After an undefeated season and a first place finish in the conference tournament, the ETHS wrestling team is using this momentum heading into the state tournament. With the matches starting yesterday,...

Senior Rafael Salinas brings sophomore Ricardo Salinas to the ground.

Wrestling’s elites ready to tackle the second half of the season

Peter Barbato, Hailey Fine, and Sophia McCandlish December 26, 2018

After a successful showing at the Russ Erb tournament led by an elite group, wrestling heads into holiday break with the wind at their backs. “Every week we adjust, get in better shape, fix a technique,...

Wrestling muscles up for Russ Erb tournament today

Ben Baker-Katz, Sports Editor December 15, 2017

Despite wrestling’s sixth place finish in the Russ Erb Tournament last year, the team returns stronger and ready for a fight today.      “It’s another level of competition, it’s a state caliber...

Seniors Van Rutter and Adrian Bytyqi get wrapped up with one another at practice.

Wrestling wants W’s

Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor November 3, 2017

While last year’s season didn’t have a successful finish, Evanston wrestling is ready to show off their off-season work and start the season with a win in their first meet on Nov. 21. “At this point,...

Jack McCleish (bottom) and Chris Rivera (top) wrestle each other at practice

Wrestling caps off successful season

Malcolm Townsel, Sports Reporter February 24, 2017

Bright Future. The wrestling team finished off a great season, but the best may be yet to come. “To have one senior at the end of the season, and still have six all-conference wrestlers, win 32...

Boys Wrestling ready to compete at Russ Erb tournament

Boys Wrestling ready to compete at Russ Erb tournament

Malcolm Townsel, Sports Editor December 16, 2016

Although they finished ninth last year in the premier Russ Erb tournament, wrestling heads into this weekend with experience more experience and confidence . “We have four returning placers from last...

Wrestling hosts first meet of season tonight at 5:30

Wrestling hosts first meet of season tonight at 5:30

Jesse Heuer , Sports Editor November 22, 2016

Redemption. After losing the conference championship by one point to New Trier last year, the Kits bring back an experienced squad with high hopes as they host Lane Tech and Hope Academy tonight at...

Tiny but mighty: David Rivera-Kohr’s hunger, drive have shot him to the top

Tiny but mighty: David Rivera-Kohr’s hunger, drive have shot him to the top

Matthew Barbato, Sports Editor March 7, 2016

What’s next? Senior David Rivera-Kohr is a four-year All-Conference wrestler, has the most wins in ETHS history and recently earned the title of All-American, but still refuses to be satisfied. David’s...