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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...

Girls Tennis takes sectional title

Girls Tennis takes sectional title

Elissa Cohen, Eastside Sports Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Courtesy of Mary Lynn Jewett As a result of an extremely successful season, East’s Girls Tennis team proudly ended off the year earning the Group IV Sectional Title for the South Jersey Region. With a final record having 18 victories and 2 losses, the team reached the majority of the goals they had priorly set in the preseason. In Eas...

East Boys Soccer defeats rival West team 1-0

East Boys Soccer defeats rival West team 1-0

Karli Wulwick, Eastside Staff

October 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Cross-town rivals, Cherry Hill East and Cherry Hill West met this Friday, October 16 during a long, tight, and physical soccer game between the boys.  The game produced a big crowd of students and parents to cheer on the Cougars in a game that would ultimately end in East’s favor. East dom...

Boys Varsity Soccer finally gets first win

Boys Varsity Soccer finally gets first win

Sam Greenberg, Eastside Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys Varsity Soccer finally gets their first win on the pitch after defeating Seneca High School 1-0 on September 28th. After securing the win, the team’s record stands at 1-4. The one goal was scored by senior standout Josh Salkin (’16). “To get a win is great”, said Head Coach Michael Melogra...

East Football Team loses against Williamstown

East Football Team loses against Williamstown

David Golkow, Eastside Staff

September 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

Coming from one of their best starts in the past couple of years, the Cherry Hill East Cougars played against Williamstown, a top team in their division. Although the cougars played against Eastern Regional High School and North Burlington High School prior to this game, however, Williamstown served as...

East Girls Volleyball Defeats Washington Township

East Girls Volleyball Defeats Washington Township

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor

September 21, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cherry Hill East Girls Volleyball defeated Washington Township Girls Volleyball Friday, September 17. East’s team entered the Dibart Gym with a record of 0-1 following a tough loss against Rancocas Valley, but left the gym 1-1 after dominating with a score of 25-15 in both sets. “After a long preseason we...

East Football defeats Eastern in first game of season

East Football defeats Eastern in first game of season

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor

September 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2015 football season opened Friday, September 11 with the East Cougars visiting the Eastern Vikings. The Cougars fought hard for a 21-28 win to start the season off 1-0. This is the first time the Cougars celebrate success at Eastern since 1990. This season has the potential to shadow the previous...

East Girls Tennis defeats Lenape in home opener

East Girls Tennis defeats Lenape in home opener

Luke Hinrichs, Eastside Sports Editor

September 11, 2015


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

The East Girls Varsity Tennis team opened their season on September 8 against Lenape High School. In the brutal heat reaching far into the nineties, the Girls Tennis team won a decisive 4-1 victory over Lenape, starting the season off 1-0. In the team’s 4-1 win, first singles Steph Yanosov (’17) d...

MLB stars shine at the All-Star Weekend

MLB stars shine at the All-Star Weekend

Drew Hoffman, Eastside Editorial Assistant

July 15, 2015


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

Every year, around the middle of July, as the temperature becomes consistently scalding, it becomes more and more evident that summer is in full motion. To baseball fans, one event stands out above the rest during this time: the Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend. During this weekend, baseball’s bes...

The Ultimate Frisbee Club meets during the summer months

The Ultimate Frisbee Club meets during the summer months

Gabriella Friedman, Eastside Webmaster

July 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

School is out and summer has started! Throughout the summer, the East Ultimate Frisbee Club members have still remained passionate about their sport and continue to play in the parking lot of East and in the parking lot of Beck in the evenings. Because East teachers were undergoing contract complicati...

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