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The curtain falls for East wrestling at the Giant Center

The PIAA Wrestling Championships at Hershey’s Giant Center is perhaps one of the most illustrious and challenging of the state’s great competitions. It collects Pennsylvania’s greatest wrestlers to lay their blood, sweat, and tears on the mats one final time

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The Cougars carve a path to the big dance!

The first weekend in March traditionally ushers in Southeastern PA’s District 1 Regional wrestling tournament. This past weekend was no different. Over 60 high schools from the four counties sent their district’s best to compete at the regional for a

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East mines some gold at the inaugural District 1 West Tournament!

This last weekend in February found the 15 wrestling teams in District 1 West convene at West Chester Rustin HS to see which competitors would advance to the regional. The top four placewinners in each weight punch tickets to the

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The JV Cougars finish in stride!

This past Presidents’ Day, Downingtown East hosted the annual Chester County Junior Varsity Championships in Boyer Gymnasium. This event features future varsity wrestlers from the Chesmont league and beyond, totalling 15 teams. The day recognizes those wrestlers who have put

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The Cougars struggle in final dual meet!

On Wednesday 2/13, East wrestling traveled out to Bucks County to take on the Neshaminy Redskins in a final non-league dual meet of the season. The Cougars knew the ‘Skins would be tough and well prepared as one of the

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East faces the PAC-12 and falls!

With a week of regular season left, Downingtown East used this weekend to take on PAC-12 upstarts Pottsgrove. In the final home dual of the season, the Cougars were missing the most wrestlers to date with illness/injury, and had to

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The Cougars rise up to take the Brandywine!

This week of wrestling action saw the East grapplers face their final Chesmont National dual meet and the “Battle for the Brandywine” against crosstown rivals, Downingtown West. The Whippets hosted the dual on the traditional Wednesday night, spotlight out, and

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The JV Cougars take Haverford by storm!

This past weekend, Haverford High School hosted their annual junior varsity competition and Downingtown East sent their squad to rumble with the Fords! Other attending schools like WC Henderson, Father Judge, Upper Darby, and Ridley sent their future stars as

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Weekly Schedule

*Please remember to bring in all owed paperwork. You will not be able to participate in Saturday’s scrimmage without all paperwork requirements met. Also, please read the daily rules/expectations at the bottom of this message. They will carry through the entire season. 

Mon – 2:45 to 5:00pm (weight-training followed by wrestling)

Tues – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)

Wed – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)

Thurs – 2:45 to 5:00pm (weight-training followed by wrestling)

Fri – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling), followed by mat “set-up” till 6:00pm!

Sat – Home Scrimmage vs Norristown, Father Judge, Springfield (D), Lower  Merion, Octorara – 9:00 to 11:00am

  • All wrestlers must arrive to DE at 8:15am.
  • All wrestlers will help with mat “clean-up” from 11:00am to 12:00pm!
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