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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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Additional Tales During the Lockdown
    May 15  As we venture forward in our new normal, I can’t help thinking that a fishing trip to an area lake would help with the “lockdown” feeling and allow us to get out into the fresh air and participate in an activity that we did prior to the COVID-19 impact.
  • Fishing During the Lockdown
    March 27.  As we all are dealing with “social distancing” and the “Stay at Home” directive, we will start getting to have some feelings of cabin fever. We need to be able to get out a little, and I couldn’t think of a better thing to do than to go fishing.
  • Gibson Leads the Way for Flying Fish at Illinois Senior Championships
    Matt Gibson placed second in the boys 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:51.93 at the Illinois Swimming Senior Championships, leading the way for YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Flying Fish swim team, which sent a host of competitors to the event at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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