Despite COVID-19, all the spring sports teams are working hard to have an unforgettable season.

2021 Spring Sports Preview

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor April 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided an unorthodox schedule this spring when it comes to the sports we all enjoy to follow. So while spectators may be at a minimum, Eastside is hoping to bring you all of...

Maddie McNiff (‘22) crosses the finish line as winner of Heat 1 in the Girls’ 3200 meter run.

Cherry Hill East’s Top Distance Runners Compete in Winter Sectionals.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor March 21, 2021

The Cherry Hill East Cougars sent 13 runners to compete in the Winter Distance Invitational at Cherokee High School Saturday morning. The weather was perfect with clear skies and no breeze felt from Cherokee’s...

Lily Quintero gets ready to sink a free throw against Eastern.

For Freshman Phenom Lily Quintero, Basketball is More than Just a Game

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor March 10, 2021

Rapper Ghostemane is on blast in Lily Quintero’s ears as she walks onto the shiny gym hardwood. Dibart gym seems eerily quiet except for the faint noise coming from her earbuds as she walks over to the...

Ashley Ong ('21) commits to college as a D1 swimmer.

East swimmer Ashley Ong commits to the University of North Florida

Katherine Li, Eastside Staff February 16, 2021

Ashley Ong (‘21), a current high school senior at East, has decided to commit to the University of North Florida as a D1 swimmer. At UNF, she will major in psychology in hopes of one day becoming a child...

Lynell Payne’s Plan

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor January 26, 2021

Lead by example. Do your part. Know what matters. Every high school athlete dreams of the moments where they can perform in front of a crowd, load the stat sheet, earn the accolades, and break the...

Despite COVID-19, all the Cherry Hill East sports teams had a very successful fall season.


The 2020 fall sports season at Cherry Hill High School East was one that will be remembered for decades to come. 7 varsity teams were able to compete amidst the devastating coronavirus pandemic, bringing...

With the start of the season on December 22, 2020, NBA.com has predictions and analysis for the season.

NBA Season Preview

Zack Berger, Eastside Staff January 4, 2021

It has been quite a peculiar offseason to say the least. Just over two months ago, Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers were crowned champions in the NBA Bubble. A lot can happen in two months. Russell...

The Cherry Hill East Girls Volleyball team participate in a group huddle before their varsity game.

Student share their perspective on the later start to Winter Sports

Abby Yu, Eastside Sports Editor December 16, 2020

Excited cheers rumble through the audience in the bleachers. The basketball drifts from teammate to teammate. The water ripples with each and every swift stroke and powerful kick. This is what you can...

The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals last season, and they're one of the favorites to win the championship again this season.

Predictions for the upcoming NBA season

Zachary Berger, Eastside Staff December 9, 2020

The last NBA season started like any other, and ended like none we have ever seen before. Remarkably, the ‘NBA Bubble’ worked. We saw new teams breakout and play much better than they did in the regular...

Sophomore Evan Pfeiffenberger rises for a header as the sun sets behind the turf fields at Decou Sports Complex.

No. 6 Cherry Hill East secures a spot in the finals after defeating No. 7 Washington Township 3-2 in an OT Thriller

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor November 20, 2020

“As a team we have been working together for 6 months and all the pieces came together on the last kick,” said Luke Luehrs (‘21) after his game-winning strike that sealed the Cougars’ spot in the...

The East Cougars dominate Vineland in an intense soccer game.

No. 6 Cherry Hill East Cruises Past No. 14 Vineland 5-1 in the Southwest Group 4 Soccer Playoffs.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor November 18, 2020

Domination. That is the only word to describe the performance by the East boys soccer team on Tuesday evening. The chilly air, the strong breeze, the high expectations, the chance of an upset, the pressure...

The Cherry Hill East Boys Soccer team comes off a great victory in a game against Rancocas Valley.

No. 6 Cherry Hill East Boys Soccer defeats No. 11 Rancocas Valley in Round One of the South West Group 4 Playoffs.

Nick Gangewere, Eastside Sports Editor November 15, 2020

On Saturday, goalkeeper Matt Mueller (‘21) was as cool as the frigid November air walking towards the net he had practiced on for years. Hundreds of eyes were on him as he took his stance, ready to lead...

Joey Wright waits to field a ground ball.

Looking back at the 2019 East vs. West baseball game

Noah Raskas, Eastside Staff November 12, 2020

2019 was more than just a year to remember for the East Baseball team. It was a year that saw accomplishment after accomplishment after accomplishment come in for Coach Speller and the Cougars in his first...

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