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Kits end frustration, roll over archrival New Trier

There were probably quite a few fans in the stands at Memorial Stadium Friday night who didn’t know just what it felt like to beat New Trier in football. Evanston senior defensive back Peter Martell helpfully provided the answer. “Omigod, it’s beautiful!” exclaimed Martell after the Wildkits ended a decade of dominance by the Trevians […]

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ETHS boys soccer: Kits blank Trevians in battle of unbeatens

New Trier’s soccer machine entered the rare matinee performance Saturday at Lazier Field holding the No. 2 ranking in the Chicago area, according to the website But it was host Wildkits that showed they’re ready for prime time with a convincing 2-0 victory in a battle of unbeaten teams. Goals by Sebastian Leon (24th […]

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ETHS Girls B-ball Team Earns Milestone Win for Head Coach

Brittanny Johnson achieved a milestone Tuesday night in a profession she never expected to join. Now the Evanston girls basketball coach can’t imagine life without coaching. The Wildkits achieved the 100th victory in Johnson’s short coaching tenure Tuesday at Beardsley Gymnasium, destroying Maine East 61-33 in a Central Suburban League crossover game and bouncing back […]

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Will Shortened ETHS Season Bring Out the Best in Boys B-ball

By the time most high school basketball teams achieve anything close to the team chemistry they’re seeking for this abbreviated season, the season will probably be over. That’s a box Evanston’s already checked.  With a starting lineup returning mostly intact from a group that was just two wins short of another trip to the Class […]