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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...

Swenson hopes to break the East all-time win record

Swenson hopes to break the East all-time win record

Ethan Tinkelman, Eastside Radio Manager

December 23, 2015


Filed under East Sports, Sports

Ryan Swenson (’17), otherwise known as “Chooch”, has not only been a powerful force on the East football team, but also on the mats for the East wrestling team. As a wrestler, Swenson has racked up 55 wins in two seasons, which is 70 wins short of East’s all-time win record held by Justin Bonit...

Boys basketball defeats Glassboro in home opener

Boys basketball defeats Glassboro in home opener

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Staff

December 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

The home opener of the 2015-2016 Cherry Hill East basketball season was full of spirit as the roaring Cougars began their season 2-0. In the books is the 61-49 win over Glassboro High punctuated with a cheering Countrymen fan section behind them. The first quarter set the mood for the competition, ending...

East Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Paul VI 62-48 in their season opener

East Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Paul VI 62-48 in their season opener

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor

December 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The first game of the season is an opportunity to both display the growth of the team and show the potential of the team that will play the rest of the season. A close game going into the fourth quarter on Friday, December 18, East Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Paul VI 62-48 in their season opener. East...

East hockey team and alumni both take losses to Cherokee on alumni night

East hockey team and alumni both take losses to Cherokee on alumni night

Karli Wulwick, Eastside Staff

December 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

Recent graduates from Cherry Hill East and West composed the alumni team and faced off against Cherokee. Made up of only thirteen-minute periods, the alumni lost a devastating game 3-13. However, such a loss only motivated the current varsity team to fight even harder in their game directly afterwar...

Annual Thanksgiving football game between East and West ends in a dramatic overtime conclusion

Annual Thanksgiving football game between East and West ends in a dramatic overtime conclusion

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor

November 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    This year’s rivalry Thanksgiving football game between Cherry Hill East and Cherry Hill West ended with one of the greatest finishes in the 47-year old tradition. On Wednesday, November 25, West rallied and triumphed over East with a final score of 26-20 in a dramatic overtime conclusion. From the start, East was ready to capitalize on any West team mishap. After the coin toss, East was set to kick off. Both teams’ fan sections roared with excitement, and East caught West on their heels with an onside kick. The bleachers were silent waiting for the referees call. East recovered the ball. The Cougars quickly moved down the field and was first on the scoreboard as Jake Babroff (’16) punched in a 5-yard rushing touchdown. The pat was no good, and West trailed 6-0. West c...

Basketball league run through the ACHaD organization and the JCC helps children with special needs

Basketball league run through the ACHaD organization and the JCC helps children with special needs

Greg Rothkoff, Eastside Staff

November 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

For the past six years, Eric Newman of Voorhees has been helping kids with special needs have a rewarding experience that they otherwise would not receive. Newman runs a basketball league for children ages 13 to 21 that helps kids with special needs learn how to play basketball. The kids are not only...

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