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Students elect new class officers

May 23, 2012

Yesterday, SGA elections were held to determine next year's class officers.  For the Class of 2013, Paulomi Bannerjee ('13) was elected president, with Dan Dubin ('13), Joel Greenspan ('13) and Brian Stomel ('13) serving as...

Class of 2013 has a “Starry Night” at Junior Prom

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2012

Last night, the Cherry Hill East Class of 2013 danced the night away at Junior Prom at the Collingswood Ballroom.  After months of planning, the prom ended up being a great night for all in attendance. "All the kids worked...

Boys’ basketball falls to Atlantic City in sectional final

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2012

On Tuesday, the Cougars lost 52-41 to Atlantic City in the South Jersey Group IV sectional final.  This was truly a day to remember for all, whether the Cougars won or lost.  The DiBart Gym was a sea of red, with hundreds of...

Boys’ basketball reaches South Jersey Group IV championship

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2012

Yesterday, the Cougars beat Shawnee 52-42 in the South Jersey Group IV semifinals. On Tuesday, East will play Atlantic City at East in the first sectional final in Cherry Hill East history. The atmosphere in the DiBart Gym was...

Boys’ basketball defeats Toms River North to advance in playoffs

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2012

Yesterday, the boys' basketball team defeated Toms River North in the South Jersey Group IV quarterfinals by a score of 47-30. The win marked the first time the Cougars have won in the quarterfinals since 2006. The Cougars...

Boys’ basketball crushes West in first round of playoffs

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

February 29, 2012

The second-seeded boys' basketball team manhandled Cherry Hill West yesterday in the first round of the South Jersey Group IV playoffs, 76-48. The DiBart Gym was a stellar environment for the game, with a humongous section...

Schlessel joins elite company by scoring one thousand career points

Max Cohen ('12)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2012

On Saturday, Marc Schlessel ('12) became the ninth player in the history of East Boys' Basketball to score more than one thousand career points.  Schlessel hit a three-pointer with 55 seconds left in the third quarter against...

Cougars shock top-ranked Eastern on overtime buzzer beater

Max Cohen ('12)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2012

Jake Gurkin ('12) gathers the rebound with four seconds left, passes to Jesse Gold ('12), Gold gives the outlet pass to Marc Schlessel ('12) who lays it in as time expires! The scoreboard reads 60-58 in overtime as the Countrymen...

Fantasy Football: Week 17

Matt Lichtenstadter ('12)/ Eastside Opinions Editor

December 30, 2011

If you're still playing for a fantasy title this week, then shame on you for picking a bad league. Sorry, I had to say it. Good luck if you're still playing, but this week there are very few sure plays, because it's Week 17. Who...

Fantasy Football: Week 16

Matt Lichtenstadter ('12)/ Eastside Opinions Editor

December 22, 2011

Did you have a good Week 15? If you did, you're probably in the fantasy finals this weekend, or in the semis. This is it, and everything you have prepared for has come down to this one game, and knowing your match-ups and who...

Bowling for Bears looking to provide more smiles on Sunday

Juliet Brooks ('13)/ Eastside News/Features Editor

November 28, 2011

The seventh annual Bowling for Bears event will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Playdrome.            Bowling for Bears is an annual fundraiser that donates teddy...

Upperclassmen dominate Spirit Week volleyball

Max Cohen ('12)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2011

The juniors and seniors dominated the Spirit Week volleyball competition after school on Monday.  In their first round games, both the juniors and seniors won and advanced in both the boys' and girls' competitions.  In the best-of-three...

Juniors take home bragging rights with Powder Puff victory

Max Cohen ('12)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2011

Smack dab in the middle of Spirit Week, the juniors and seniors gathered on East's football fields to partake in the yearly ritual Powder Puff football on Saturday.  The game turned out to be an intense battle, as expected, with...