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Closing time at Hershey!

The first weekend in March brings the final stage of the PIAA Wrestling season. Beginning Wednesday, and running the gauntlet through Saturday, wrestlers from across the great state of Pennsylvania kick and scratch for a coveted place on the PIAA

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February closes with a bang!

This final weekend of February saw the remaining Cougar grapplers bring their skills to the SEPA Regional Tournament at Soudrton HS. This event is the final qualifier for the PIAA State Tournament and only 5 place-finishers from each weight progress.

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The Cougars claw their way at District 1 West!

This past weekend marked the beginning of the post-season for all of the wrestlers in District 1. Downingtown East took to the mats at Oxford HS and the District 1 West tournament. 14 teams total from the Chesmont and Central

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East claims victory in final dual of 2020!

On a rare Tuesday night, the Cougar grapplers travelled up Route 100 to take on the Pottsgrove Falcons from the PAC-12. The battle-hardened Cougars gave a strong performance and bested the Falcons 35-28. Keanu Manuel (120), Matt Romanelli (170), and

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The Cougars resurge against the Skins!

After a tough mid-week brawl with the Whippets, East came back with a resurgence taking on familiar foes Neshaminy in a Saturday home dual. The Cougars fell to the Redskins in earlier District Dual action, but stormed back in their

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The Battle of Brandywine falls hard on the Cougars

Wednesday night brought the final Chesmont National dual of the season to East’s home gym. The Cougars hosted crosstown rivals Downingtown West in the last league dual to see who would capture second place in the National. At the end

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The Cougars hit D-E-L-C-O!

On Saturday 2/1, East travelled to it’s second tri-meet of the year. They hopped on a bus and rolled down to ol’ Delaware County to take on Ridley HS and Episcopal Academy. The “Green Machine” of Ridley hosted and all

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The Cougars dig deep in the Battle of Route 100!

This Wednesday night rekindled Chesmont National action as the Cougars took on the Vikings of West Chester East as the annual contest between Route 100 teams commenced. East came in limping with injuries and illnesses, but put together a team

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