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  • Rhodes Captures Sectional Crown in 500 Freestyle
    Aug. 25 Very few high school swimmers --- girls or boys --- fully embrace dryland training. It’s a necessary part of the sport, an attempt to build your body and strength to the point where you can compete with the best.
  • Tolosa wins photo finish, leads Kits to sectional
    Aug. 25  “Essay really wanted to be a regional champion,” said Evanston head coach Don Michelin Jr. “So did the other kid. The guy from Rolling Meadows was running with his elbows out --- he’d have been in Essay’s lane if this was a track meet --- and at one point he hit him in the face with his elbow.
  • New Robert Crown Center Gymnasium to Be Named for Evanston’s Logan Family
    Oct. 16  The Friends of the Robert Crown Center and the City of Evanston will celebrate the decades of service and myriad achievements of Evanston’s Logan family by naming the new Robert Crown Community Center gymnasium in the family’s honor.
  • Aldermen Unwilling  to Grant Extension for Climbing Gym Project Planned for James Park
    Oct. 13  Members of an aldermanic committee cut the cord Oct. 12 on a contract extension with a developer seeking to bring a state-of-the art climbing gym to the City’s long-shuttered recycling center at James Park.
  • Oct. 13  Already an accomplished hockey player, a rare All-State choice for ETHS as a junior in that club sport, Wagener joined the short list of players wearing the Orange and Blue who have earned multiple state tournament berths in golf.
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  • Oct. 9  Evanston’s girls fell short with an overall 7th place team finish Wednesday at the Illinois High School Association Class 2A Regional golf tournament held at Winnetka Golf Course.
  • Wagener, Lipman Advance to IHSA Golf Sectional
    Oct. 9  Both Campbell Wagener and Jacob Lipman punched tickets to the Class 3A Conant Sectional tournament next Monday by earning top 5 individual finishes Wednesday at the Loyola Academy Regional.
  • Wildkit Runners Aim To Make Best Of Pandemic Situation
    Sept. 5 Runners for the Evanston girls and boys cross country teams are still holding out hope that the Illinois High School Association will find a way to conduct a postseason series for their sport.
  • Aug. 31.  Six individuals and two teams have been voted into the Evanston Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame by a committee of coaches, administrators, faculty members and community representatives this summer.
  • Swimmers, Divers Seeking Virtual Success in 2020
    Aug. 26  When he was a standout swimmer at Indiana University back in 1981, Kevin Auger participated in a “virtual” dual swim meet against the Soviet Red Army team. At the height of the Cold War, the two opponents traded faxes comparing times and the Hoosiers won bragging rights.
  • Kits Hope Numbers Add up to Winning Season in Tennis
    Aug. 20  Social distancing, reduced fields for invitational tournaments and the use of one set of tennis balls per team at ETHS are just part of the “new normal” that the Wildkits will be dealing with.
  • Antoine Named New ETHS Head Boys Volleyball Coach
    Aug. 19  The Wildkits will rely on Antoine to provide energy and passion for the program now as he and McDermott, who will remain as an assistant in both the boys and girls programs, will switch roles
  • ETHS Basketball Program Teams Up With City to Paint “Black Lives Matter” on Dodge Avenue
    Coach Ellis summed up the scope of that big message. “You can’t look the other way when you drive in front of our school. You’ll see that Black lives matter to the entire Evanston community.” 
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