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ETHS linebacker Cheeks earns invitation to All-America Bowl

Evanston linebacker Sebastian Cheeks is among four high school football players from Illinois selected to participate in the All-American Bowl all-star game on January 8 in San Antonio, Texas. Cheeks, a senior who committed to the University of North Carolina, was named to the East roster. The game, broadcast annually by NBC, is a celebration […]

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ETHS girls basketball: Fourth-quarter fade pins 56-49 loss on Evanston

Evanston’s girls couldn’t quite finish what they started Saturday on the Beardsley Gymnasium basketball court. A rough fourth quarter proved costly as Milwaukee Academy of Science scored a 56-49 victory over the Wildkits and dropped the hosts to 1-2 on the young season. Leading 27-26 at halftime, the Kits allowed a 9-0 third-quarter run that […]

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ETHS girls basketball: Kits get in Lincoln Park’s face for first win

In-your-face defense has always been a part of the team’s identity since Brittanny Johnson took over as head girls basketball coach at Evanston Township High School. The current edition of the Wildkits is still searching for its own identity as a team. But they’ll always spell defense with a capital D if Johnson has anything […]

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ETHS girls basketball: Bolingbrook buries Kits in season opener

Evanston girls basketball coach Brittanny Johnson knew before the season started there would be nights like this. But Tuesday’s 60-32 season-opening loss at Bolingbrook left the veteran coach discouraged in just one important category. “The one thing I’m disappointed with is that I don’t think we competed tonight,” Johnson said.  “I always tell people that […]