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Looking back at the Eagles season so far

Looking back at the Eagles season so far

Jacob Graff, Eastside Staff

January 16, 2018


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The season the Eagles have had is not a fluke. It is not by accident that a team that was predicted to be the NFC East cellar dweller by season’s end is, after all, leading it by an NFC-high five-game margin. Instead, it is the result of hard work by the front office, coaching staff and player impro...

East drops heartbreaker against crosstown rivals

East drops heartbreaker against crosstown rivals

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

January 2, 2018


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The Cherry Hill East Cougars varsity basketball team was defeated at home by the Cherry Hill West Lions in a very close 55-53 game as part of an invitational tournament being held at East. Despite the loss, the Cougars had multiple impressive performances from their starters, including a 21-point outi...

East pulls off a win against Highland in the Virginia B. Whittaker Tournament

East pulls off a win against Highland in the Virginia B. Whittaker Tournament

Michael Poulshock, Eastside Staff

January 1, 2018


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Although the Cougars have not gotten off to a hot start this season, currently being 2-3, they have the opportunity to start the new year off with a winning record after today's win against Highland, putting them at 3-3. Jared Ohnona (‘18) had the first points of the game for the Cougars after ...

Kaila Crozier (’18) dedicates three years of her high school career to manage the Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Kaila Crozier (’18) dedicates three years of her high school career to manage the Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Jilly Wulwick, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

When you think about a basketball team, you think about the coaches that put together the plays and the players that carry them out. People tend to overlook another important aspect of the team: the managers. Cherry Hill East Girls Varsity Basketball team manager Kaila Crozier (‘18) has been managi...

Bowling Sensation Anthony Mathis (’20) succeeds early on

Bowling Sensation Anthony Mathis (’20) succeeds early on

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

Usually in high school sports, student-athletes hope to rise through the ranks gradually- first, the Freshman team, followed by a year or two of Junior Varsity, and then finally, Varsity. But over the last year, it has become clear that these typical standards do not apply to bowler, Anthony Mathis (‘2...

East uses a dominant first half to cruise to the second victory of the season

East uses a dominant first half to cruise to the second victory of the season

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


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The Cherry Hill East Cougars varsity basketball team defeated the Lindenwold Lions by a final score of 67-53 as part of an invitational tournament on Wednesday afternoon. The Cougars’ win helps improve their record to 2-3, while the Lions dropped to an identical 2-3 record. Carl Gibson (‘19) ...

East boys basketball team falls short against Eastern

East boys basketball team falls short against Eastern

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


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December is a time for holiday festivities, seeing family, and playing in the snow. For many students at Cherry Hill East though, December means the return of basketball. The East Cougars came into Thursday’s game against the Eastern Vikings with a chip on their shoulder after losing a tight game to...

East girls basketball loses a thriller in overtime vs. Eastern

East girls basketball loses a thriller in overtime vs. Eastern

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


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The rivalry between Cherry Hill East and Eastern Regional High School experienced another chapter on December 21, with the East Cougars losing a tough battle against the Eastern Vikings 49-45 in overtime. The Cougars lead the whole game until the last 1:28 to go in the game. Yanelli Villegas (‘20) ...

Boy’s basketball falls to Eastern 56-45

Boy’s basketball falls to Eastern 56-45

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

December is a time for holiday festivities, seeing family, and playing in the snow. For many students at Cherry Hill East though, December means the return of basketball. The East Cougars came into Thursday’s game against the Eastern Vikings with a chip on their shoulder after losing a tight game to...

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

East Athletic Hall of Fame inducts the Class of 2017

Hope Rosenblatt and Jared Fisch

November 27, 2017


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In January of 2015 Dave Martin, Fred Belchikoff, Bill Sheppard and John Valore were on their way to the funeral of Virginia ‘Ginny’ Whitaker, a long-standing former Athletic Director for Cherry Hill East. In the midst of discussion, the men decided it was ridiculous that Cherry Hill East did not...

The West Lions take back the “Boot” for the fifth straight season in the annual homecoming game

The West Lions take back the “Boot” for the fifth straight season in the annual homecoming game

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

November 23, 2017


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In the 49th annual East v. West Rivalry game, the Cherry Hill West Lions defeated the Cherry Hill East Cougars in a one-sided competition 48-12 as the Lions take back the “Boot” for a fifth straight season. The Cougars end their season 0-10 as the Lions earn their lone victory going 1-9. Althoug...

The East Ice Hockey team beats Holy Lenape Valley 4-3 in a tight game

The East Ice Hockey team beats Holy Lenape Valley 4-3 in a tight game

Justin Meyers, Eastside Staff

November 23, 2017


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After five blowouts in a row, Cherry Hill East Ice Hockey was due for a close game, and that’s exactly what happened against Holy Lenape Valley (HLV). The final score of 4-3 was the first one goal game since October 13th in a 2-1 loss to Clearview. This one, however, went the Cougars way. HLV s...

The East Girl’s Cross Country team excels in their season

The East Girl’s Cross Country team excels in their season

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

November 21, 2017


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“It is remarkable how [the girls on the cross country team] get along, because outside of cross country they have diverse interests and hobbies, so it is nice to see them come together for a common goal” said Mr. Anthony Maniscalco, Cherry Hill East’s cross country coach.  This year the gir...

East Cross Country Boys fail to qualify for the next round of playoffs

East Cross Country Boys fail to qualify for the next round of playoffs

Brandon Weinstock, Eastside Staff

November 21, 2017


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On November 4, the Cherry Hill East boys Cross Country team did not qualify to the next round of playoffs after losing in Sectionals. This is the first time in five years that the cross country team has not qualified. According to multiple players, one theory as to why they did not succeed in Sect...

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