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The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

By Cash Nelson
Boys basketball departs in first round after being stunned by Maine South

Boys basketball departs in first round after being stunned by Maine South

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson February 22, 2024

When Evanston head coach Mike Ellis walked out of the locker room post-game on Wednesday night, he was simply at a loss for words. “I don’t know what to say. That’s how bad it was,” Ellis stated. Evanston...

Evanston went into its contest against Glenbrook South with the knowledge that the team could be tipping off against the Titans in the regional finals in two weeks time on the same court, but coach Mike Ellis focus was on one game at a time.

Glenbrook South closes out boys basketball in fourth quarter

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson February 10, 2024

Evanston has done an impressive job of pulling out come-from-behind victories recently. But every time the Kits attempted to cut Glenbrook South’s lead down on Friday night in Glenview, the Titans continuously...

Watsons big night fuels boys basketball past Maine South on road

Watson’s big night fuels boys basketball past Maine South on road

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson January 27, 2024

As soon as senior Morgan Brown won the tip-off on Friday night, the Maine South crowd’s presence was heard. “Overrated” chants echoed inside the arena while senior Brandon Watson crossed half-court...

Late comeback not enough as Kits fall to Loyola

Liam Hinkle and Cash Nelson January 24, 2024

With 16 seconds remaining in Tuesday night’s matchup against Loyola, senior Brandon Watson beat Loyola’s Jimmy Tarjan to the basket for a game-tying layup that sent the Beardsley Gym crowd wild. The...

Evanston shot 15 percent from three in its loss to Glenbrook North.

Boys basketball crashes again late against Glenbrook North

Owen Chiss, Will Klearman and Cash Nelson January 20, 2024

When senior Tyler Dennis cashed on two free throws off Glenbrook North’s Patrick Schaller fourth foul in the third quarter, the Kits had cut the Spartan lead to just 37-30.  Eight minutes later,...

New Trier dominates boys basketball in sold-out Beardsley Gym

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 22, 2023

After New Trier guard Colby Smith chucked the ball out of bounds just five seconds into Friday night’s game, Evanston’s student section, decked out in all-black, roared with excitement. The Kits marched...

Boys basketball-New Trier: What to expect from the talented Trevians

Will Klearman and Cash Nelson December 21, 2023

Boys basketball is set to face off tonight against perennial power and rival New Trier in a highly anticipated game in Beardsley Gymnasium at 7:30 pm. While the Kits (9-3, 2-1 CSL) have had a solid start...

Evanston led for just the first minute of the conference matchup against Glenbrook North on Friday at Beardsley Gym.

Spartans’ senior guards help GBN stifle boys basketball

Cash Nelson and Will Klearman December 9, 2023

Evanston head coach Mike Ellis could tell early on Friday night that his young squad wasn't in the right headspace for its conference matchup against Glenbrook North. In the first quarter, senior Spartan...

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