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The DE Wrestling season comes to an end at the GIANT Center.

The PIAA State Championships for Wrestling lit up the inside of Hershey’s Giant Center over the second weekend of March. The competition draws the top wrestlers from across Pennsylvania, and some of them, viewed as the best wrestlers in the

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Two Cougars win trips to Hershey!

With seven remaining wrestlers, Downingtown East strapped on the headgear and competed at this past weekend’s SEPA Regional Tournament at Oxford HS. Each weight class started with 13 competitors, but in the end, only the top five could advance to

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D-East continues impressive run advancing 7 to regionals!

This past Saturday (2/24), the East grapplers made their way to ol’ Prospect Park and the District 1 West championships at Interboro High School. The pressure was on as nine Cougars had to find their way into the top 4 to qualify

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The Cougars push 9 through to Districts!

On Saturday 2/17, the Chesmont held its annual league wrestling tournament at WC Rustin High School. As a member of the 13-team league, the Cougars sent their starting fourteen wrestlers in hopes of placing individuals in the top six and

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The Cougars get it done on Senior Night!

On Wednesday 1/31, East wrestling hosted it’s final home dual of 17-18, as well as it’s last league match against Coatesville. The night was competitive, but also celebratory as the Cougars paid tribute to departing seniors and their parents. The

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Downingtown East holds the line at Avon Grove!

Chesmont League wrestling continued Wednesday night (1/24) and the Cougars travelled down to Avon Grove to take on the Devils. The two teams have been at a few of the same competitions this season, but have not crossed dircect paths. With Chesmont

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The Cougars bounce back at the Denver Duals!

After a tough midweek loss against district rivals, East wrestling decided to respond and compete at the level they know they’re capable of. Travelling to Cocalico HS on Saturday for their annual “Denver Duals,” the Cougars posted a 4-1 record on the

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East falls in the Battle of the Brandywine!

Despite the cold and snow, Downingtown East Wrestling hosted crosstown rivals Downingtown West on Wednesday night (1/17) for an evening of wrestling action. The “Battle of the Brandywine” always promises some excitement for the entire Downingtown wrestling community, and this edition was

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Weekly Schedule
Mon – 2:45 to 4:30pm (weight-training/conditioning….bring “all-conditions” gear)
Tues – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling…. possibly at West)
Wed – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
All state qualifiers must arrive to the locker-room at 1:00pm!
           The van departs at 1:30pm; the preliminary work-out at the arena begins at 4:00pm
           Hotel accommodations are at the Holiday Inn, Grantville PA
Thurs – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 2:15pm; weigh-ins are at 3:00pm and wrestling begins at 4:00pm.
Fri – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 12:30pm; weigh-ins are at 1:15pm and wrestling begins at 2:15pm.
Sat –The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 7:15am; weigh-ins are at 8:00am and wrestling begins at 9:00am.
Beers for Ben

Come one, come all, as the Downingtown wrestling community gathers to support former Downingtown wrestler and coach, Ben Young! The “Beers 4 Ben” event takes place on Saturday 4/28 at Ludwig’s Fire Company and tickets are $40 each. ALL proceeds go to Ben and his family to support his fight against brain cancer. Please contact Coach Horvath at for ticket information and details!

Bison System Team Camp

Camp will be held from 7/7/2018 to 7/11/2018.Please click here to download a registration form

EPI Mailey Consulting

Thunder Wrestling Club