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East falls just short in Chesmont showdown!

League action heated up again on Wednesday night and the Cougars visited WC Henderson for an evening of thrilling competition. The Warriors were reigning Chesmont champs and the odds were statistically stacked in their favor. In the end, Henderson would

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East faces the grind at the Big Red Duals!

On Saturday 1/11, the Cougars once again travelled up to Souderton HS to take part in their 16-team “Big Red Duals.” The event is a true grind and the East grapplers felt it from the first whistle. They finished the

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The Cougars roll in home opener! 

East wrestling opened their Chesmont National campaign with a bang last night! As their home opener, the Cougars hosted the Devils of Avon Grove for the first league dual of the year. They came out on fire and never looked

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East grapples to the bronze at the Rage!

On the first Saturday of 2020, Downingtown East once again entered the “Rage in the Cage” at Garnet Valley HS to wrestle in their famed 8 team classic. The Cougars had a sluggish start, but recovered well, and ended up

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The Cougars jump some levels at Conestoga Valley!

On the last weekend of 2019, the East wrestlers took to the mats at Conestoga Valley’s prestigious Buckskin Classic! This 26-team tournament is a challenging test for all competitors before the dual meet season opens in January. After the second

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East stakes their claim at the Chesmont Champonships! 

On the Saturday before Christmas break, Downingtown East gathered their starting 14 and took to the mats at 2019-2020 Chesmont Championship tournament at WC Rustin. Although WC Henderson took home team honors, the Cougars took a big chunk out of

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The Cougars bounce back up north!

For the first time in years, D-East wrestled in a tri-meet on Saturday 12/14. They travelled north to the upper corner of District 11 to take on Bangor and Central Bucks South. In the end, the Cougars had a strong

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D-East officially opens ‘19-‘20 at Ephrata

On Saturday 12/7, Downingtown East Wrestling kick-started the 19-20 season by returning to Ephrata and competing at their annual season-opening duals. The five-dual event hosts some of the best District 3 teams as well as some hammers from outside the

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Weekly Schedule
Mon –  2:45 to 5:00pm (weight-training/wrestling)
Tues – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)
Wed – Away dual vs. WC Henderson (all wrestlers arrive at 4:30pm)  Weigh-ins are at 5:30pm; JV wrestling begins at 6:15pm
Thurs – 2:45 to 5:00pm (weight-training/wrestling)
Fri – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)
Sat – The Denver Duals at Cocalico HS (ALL selected DE wrestlers must arrive to our locker-room at 7:45am)        Weigh-ins are at 9:30am and wrestling begins at 10:30am. There will be 3 dual meets for DE
). Selected JV’s will wrestle during each individual dual. 
Sun – The Thunder Duals youth event at D-West HS – early shift workers must arrive at 8:25am, and late shift workers at 12:25pm. Be prepared to score, keep time, or throw a towel the duration of your shift. A free lunch is provided. 
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