Blog Archives

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized
Weekly Schedule
Mon – No school! 11:00am to 1:00pm (weight-training/wrestling)
Tues – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)
Wed – Away dual vs. Coatesville (all wrestlers arrive at 4:30pm)  Weigh-ins are at 5:30pm; JV wrestling begins at 6:15pm
Thurs – District dual vs. Neshaminy at CR South HS (all  selected wrestlers arrive at 3:00pm) Weigh-ins are at 4:30pm; wrestling begins at 5:30pm
Fri – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling)
Sat – 9:00 to 11:30am (weight-training at DE, then rock-climbing at Downingtown Rock Gym!)  All rock-climbers must have a completed waiver! They are available any day after practice.

Become a Platinum Sponsor – $600 or more