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Seniors pull out a win against the juniors in the annual Powder Puff football game

Seniors pull out a win against the juniors in the annual Powder Puff football game

Sari Cohen, Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

The seniors beat the juniors in the annual Powder Puff football game 40-22.  Both teams played a tough game and the juniors kept up with the experienced seniors. Junior Head Coach Andrew Austin (’18) said, “I felt pretty confident [going into the game], we prepared a lot and we worked on it for about...

The Philadelphia 76ers enthusiastically prepare for the upcoming 2016-2017 NBA season

The Philadelphia 76ers enthusiastically prepare for the upcoming 2016-2017 NBA season

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Staff

October 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

This weekend, many people will be dressing up in costumes for the 2016 Halloween season, but, before then, 14 people in particular will be suiting up in uniforms for the 2016 Sixers season. Though both prospects have the potential of being frightening, we’re certainly hoping to enjoy more treats tha...

Ten Must See Games in the 2016-17 NBA Season

Ten Must See Games in the 2016-17 NBA Season

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

As the NBA season approaches, we get to look ahead for the most interesting games during this long regular season. The 2016-17 season looks to offer interesting and emotional storylines for fans to get caught up in. With the season being less than a week away, here are ten must see games in the 2016-17 NBA season. 10. Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers (December 2nd, 8:00 pm) ...

Pros and Cons: Cherry Hill East’s New Turf Field

Pros and Cons: Cherry Hill East’s New Turf Field

Naomi Korn, Eastside Staff

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

One of the new things that greeted Cherry Hill East high school students this year was the construction of the new turf field. The construction of the field finished recently. On Saturday, October 8, before the Cherry Hill East football game, Cherry Hill East cut the ribbon on its brand new field.  Besides...

East Football Team breaks in the new turf field

East Football Team breaks in the new turf field

Elissa Cohen, Eastside Sports Editor

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The East Football Team played its first game on the new turf field on Saturday, October 8 against the Delsea Crusaders. The fans, the cheerleaders and the marching band all showed excitement about the first football game on the turf as the energy was high at Cherry Hill East. Prior to kickoff...

Jewish Community Center Sports Award Dinner honors East Alumni

Jewish Community Center Sports Award Dinner honors East Alumni

Drew Hoffman, Eastside Sports Editor

October 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year’s Katz JCC Sports Award Dinner took place on Monday, September 26, with many familiar faces being honored.  East alums Jake Silpe (‘15) and David Golkow (‘16) were honorees for the Emerging Leadership Award and the David Back Memorial Maccabi Award, respectively. The keynote speaker was NBA Hal...

First Sunday of the Football Season, and the Fantasy Football App crashes

First Sunday of the Football Season, and the Fantasy Football App crashes

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor

September 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Today is a Sunday like no other...it is the first Sunday of the football season. As players like Dak Prescott and Carson Wentz step on the field for their first professional game, Fantasy Football owners groan in anguish. “Why is that?” you ask. Well, it's simple...the ESPN Fantasy Football app...

Adrian Peterson may become a thing of the past

Adrian Peterson may become a thing of the past

Ben Goldsmith, Eastside Multimedia Director

August 15, 2016


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

Adrian Peterson had his peak season in 2012 when he entered the 2,000-yard club. That year Peterson topped Baltimore Ravens running back Jamal Lewis, reining second all time single-season rushing yards beneath former St. Louis Rams legendary running back Eric Dickerson. After Adrian Peterson had his p...

Claims of Corruption plague the NBA’s reputation

Claims of Corruption plague the NBA’s reputation

Drew Hoffman, Eastside Sports Editor

July 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the recent signing of Kevin Durant to the Warriors, the topic of corruption in sports has arose once again, this time turning towards the National Basketball Association.  With Durant’s signing, the Warriors will now possess a lineup of reigning MVP Steph Curry, 2014 MVP Kevin Durant, Klay Tho...

NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Weekend Experience

NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Weekend Experience

Eric First, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

For the third time in four years, the NCAA held its annual Men’s Lacrosse Championships over Memorial Day weekend at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, crowning three champions. The action-packed weekend began on Saturday with two hard-fought Division I semifinal games. The Division II and III...

Coach Peruso earns his first victory as a Cougar

Coach Peruso earns his first victory as a Cougar

Steve Mirsen, Eastside Multimedia Director

April 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, March 30th, Anthony Peruso earned his first victory as a Cougar. In his first game of his first season as East boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach, Peruso led the team to a 10-8 second half comeback win over Eastern Regional High School. “It was great,” Peruso said of the experience. “We were do...

Spring Sports: A Preview

Spring Sports: A Preview

Brett Dashevsky and Luke Hinrichs

March 31, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eastside team set out to interview each head coach to get an inside look into the pre-season of spring sports. As the school year moves in to its final months, spring athletes shake the dust off their gear and get ready to make a mark on the 2016 spring season. In the weeks leading up to the of...

East fails to defeat West in boys basketball game

East fails to defeat West in boys basketball game

Elissa Cohen, Eastside Sports Editor

February 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the final score reading 47-44 in favor of West, the Cougars failed to defeat their cross-town rivals, Cherry Hill West in a tenacious game on Saturday, February 13 in East’s Invitational. A slow start from East’s offense reflected the game’s outcome. On a breakaway layup, West scored the ...

Cherry Hill East Cougars Ballin’ for a Cause

Cherry Hill East Cougars Ballin’ for a Cause

Sophie Levine, Eastside Staff

February 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite their valiant effort, the Cherry Hill East Girls Basketball Team lost 53-28 on Tuesday, February 11, to the Lenape Indians, but they did look pretty in pink. While all “pink’d-out” in the Cougars’ “Ballin’ for a Cause” t-shirts, the girls raised money to donate to breast cancer...

East Boys Basketball triumphs as a stronger team against Lindenwold

East Boys Basketball triumphs as a stronger team against Lindenwold

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor

December 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

As schools closed down for winter break, the Cherry Hill East and Lindenwold High School Boys Basketball teams laced up their sneakers. East stepped out onto the court with the singular goal of staying undefeated. East and Lindenwold both started the season strong, each winning their first two games bu...

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