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Recap of third week of fall sports at East (10/19-10/24)

The boys soccer team celebrates after scoring against Bishop Eustace in a 5-2 win on senior night.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 25, 2020

The third week of sports of East saw every team in action, and lots of success stories to be told. From senior nights to conference championships and rivalry matchups, this week was jam-packed with great performances from all 7 teams. Cougars football faced off against Robbinsville in a Friday night...

East boys soccer defeats Bishop Eustace 5-2 on senior night

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 22, 2020

It was calm before the storm on Tuesday night as East commemorated their Cougar seniors. The sun was setting beyond Decou Sports Complex while seniors were honored with their families. East was 2-3 heading into the matchup and in need of a win. The dusk of 6:00 on October 20th provided the perfect setting...

Recap of second week of fall sports at East (10/12-10/17)

Nick Brown (‘21) poses for the camera after a monster game against Bishop Eustace on Saturday.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

The second week of fall sports brought forth lots of thrilling moments and momentum building for the 5 out 7 varsity teams that competed this week. COVID did little to impact the games, and it was only weather implications that postponed Friday’s matchups to later dates. The Cougars faced off against...

Recap of First Full Week of Fall Sports at East (10/5-10/10)

Senior Hank Feudtner celebrates with his team after scoring a goal vs. Shawnee on Tuesday.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

Sports are fully underway for this fall season at East and there was lots of action this week. Of course, COVID did provide its fair share of cancellations and rescheduling, but overall the majority of the games and meets were participated in, and there was lots to cover. The Cougars football team...

High school and college sports departments respond differently to COVID-19

Fan sits alone in an empty Greensboro Coliseum after the NCAA college basketball games were canceled at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Lauren Winslow, Eastside Staff

October 9, 2020

Along with the reopening of schools across the country comes the start of fall sports, including football, soccer, field hockey, marching band, and cross country. This year, as a result of the ongoing pandemic, sports seasons are looking a little different, whether it be on a professional football field...

Cherry Hill East Field Hockey Loses 9-0 to Shawnee on Monday

Senior Julianne Alcamo leads the attack for the Cougars.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 5, 2020

Cherry Hill East Field Hockey suffered a 9-0 defeat at the hands of the Shawnee girls on Monday, October 5th. The East girls were coming off a 9-1 loss to Washington Township last Tuesday, but are hoping to turn things around later this week against Paul VI at home. The Cougars had some bright moments...

Cherry Hill East football suffers 34-0 loss to Paul VI in season opener

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The Cherry Hill East Cougars faced off against the Paul VI Eagles on Saturday afternoon at East. The game was played in front of a 500-person crowd with limited tickets sold due to the ongoing pandemic. East was without safety Tyler Burke (‘21), while PVI was without quarterback Declan Williams (‘22). The ...

East Boys Soccer starts the season off with a 2-1 Victory over Washington Township

East Soccer team huddle together in a circle

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor

October 3, 2020

The Cougars defeated visiting Washington Township by a score of 2-1 on Friday, October 2nd at Decou Fields in Cherry Hill. In a game that saw several opportunities, it was Luke Luehrs (‘21) who came through for East, scoring both of the Cougars’ goals. The first half began with lots of back and...

East football team enters a new season

East football players gather for a team talk in last year's game against Cherry Hill West

Adam Borenstein, Eastside Staff

October 1, 2020

The Cougars are back for another season of football, and for this year, there is much optimism surrounding the team. With new coaches and a great senior class, the team believes that they can improve their 2-8 record from last season. Despite the record, there were many positives to take out of last...

As police brutality persists, the question must be asked, how many more?

How many more police brutality incidents need to occur for real change to be made.

Isabella Levin, Eastside Culture Editor

August 28, 2020

The recent shooting of an unarmed black man in Kenosha, WI, continues the inexplicable behavior of some police against mostly black males. You have to ask, “How many more have to die? When is enough finally considered enough?” Such inquiries circle around the typical individuals’ thoughts more...

PODCAST: 76ers talk in the bubble

Spencer DeAbreu ('22) shares his thoughts and predictions on the 76ers new season.

Spencer DeAbreu, Eastside Business Manager

August 7, 2020

With the 76ers about to launch into a new season, Spencer DeAbreu ('22) shares his thoughts and as he interviews Alex Levine ('22). They talk about how the team can regroup and channel the players' talent.

Major League Baseball experiences COVID-19 outbreak

Miami Marlins experience COVID-19 outbreak

Scout Pullano, Eastside Community Editor

July 30, 2020

Major League Baseball players returned to the fields after COVID-19 delayed the start of their season. The typical baseball game that we are used to seeing on our TV screens and from the stands in front of the field has changed drastically due to this pandemic. All of the changes and restrictions...

Sports world speaks out

Athletes in the sports world speak out.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Staff

June 17, 2020

We live in a world where success is measured by the number of zeros in one’s bank account and by the accolades one has acquired. A world in which the line between poverty and affluence is so steep that to close it would take a millennium to close the gap. A world that is often portrayed as cold as...

What could’ve been: Girls Lacrosse

Athletes from the girls lacrosse team look back at

Max Gaffin, Eastside News Editor

May 22, 2020

The sisterhood that lacrosse offers is the definition of bonding as a team. As weeks go by without being used, sticks start to unlace and weeds begin to cover the fields that were previously adorned with the cries of victory and the motivation of rough practices. Slowly, the close bonds that stem from...

What could’ve been: Boys Tennis

Members of the boys tennis team look back at

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2020

The tennis courts at Cherry Hill High School East can often be seen with at least one match going on at a time. The snap of the racket as it connects with the neon ball can be heard from classrooms and neighborhoods alike. But not anymore. The courts at East remain eerily quiet, as does every other court...