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ETHS boys soccer: Alert Wildkits earn 1-1 tie, remain unbeaten

Franz Calixte expects the current members of the Evanston soccer team to post one of the best GPAs – that’s grade-point averages – in program history this fall. Some quick thinking by a couple of seniors certainly went a long way to preserving the Wildkits’ unbeaten record Tuesday night against Glenbrook South in the Central […]

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ETHS football: Wildkits suffer worst home defeat since 2016

Palatine’s football team finally turned into a team of road warriors Friday night – at Evanston’s expense. Playing their third consecutive game away from home to start the 2021 season, the previously winless Pirates couldn’t do anything wrong and humbled the hosts 43-0 at Lazier Field. It was the worst home defeat for the Wildkits […]

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ETHS boys soccer: No trophy? No problem for tourney champion Wildkits

The fact that no trophy is awarded to the winner of the Evanston Invitational soccer tournament causes ETHS head coach Franz Calixte a sleepless night occasionally. Friday night was one of those nights, because the longtime coach knew that Walter Payton Prep – based on comparative tournament scores – was a real threat to end […]

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Evanston finds finishing touch in season opener

The inability to finish off potential victories was all that stood in the way of a perfect season for Evanston’s football team during the pandemic-shortened campaign last spring. Maybe the Wildkits have learned that lesson already in the fall of 2021. Coach Mike Burzawa’s squad chewed six-and-a-half minutes off the scoreboard clock in the fourth […]