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Cherokee Blows Past Rival Lenape

Cherokee Blows Past Rival Lenape

Cameron Dockery, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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The Cherokee Boys Basketball Team won a crucial home game against rival Lenape on Thursday evening, January 26. Star junior Anthony DiCaro led the Chiefs by scoring 29 points, a career high, and led the team to 62-52 victory. This was a very big improvement compared to the previous game against Lenap...

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Shweta Nair, Sports Section Editor

February 5, 2018


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It is the battle everyone in the Philadelphia region has been waiting for. Finally, 13 years after their last appearance, the Philadelphia Eagles are in the Super Bowl. The face off is Sunday, February 4, against a team that has proven to be extremely successful in the past few years: the New England...

Cherokee Girls’ Basketball Team Barely Takes Home the Win Against Rival Lenape

Cherokee Girls’ Basketball Team Barely Takes Home the Win Against Rival Lenape

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 22, 2017


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With the home court advantage, Cherokee's girls' basketball team beat out the Lenape girls' basketball team by a bare margin of 35-33 through a slew of skill and teamwork.  In the second game of their season, the Lady Chiefs showed off their great chemistry, especially the Therien sisters, but fell...

Girls Varsity Basketball Scrimmage Success

Shweta Nair, Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


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On Friday, December 8, Cherokee's Girls Varsity Basketball played a scrimmage against Rancocas Valley Regional High School. In only their second scrimmage, the team showed a strong compatibility and beat Rancocas Valley with ease. Since the girls were still getting used to playing with each other, they...

Lady Chiefs Down Lenape Indians At BCA Game

Emma Geoghegan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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Cheers filled the air on a chilly autumn night as time expired and the Lady Chiefs held on to defeat their rival. At the season’s pink-out game on October 17, the Cherokee Lady Chiefs field hockey team defeated the Lenape Indians 2-1 in a thrilling fashion. Early into the game, Lenape had the first...

Cherokee Falls To Lenape In Homecoming Game

Cherokee Falls To Lenape In Homecoming Game

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2017


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In its annual homecoming football game, Cherokee's varsity team suffered a defeat against that of Lenape's by a score of 21 to 14 last Friday evening in the stadium. Lenape's victory was largely due to its dominance of the ground game, led by senior quarterback Matt Lajoie, and senior running back JoJo...

Boys’ Tennis

Boys’ Tennis

Sanjana Kondapalli

June 18, 2017


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As the sports team season draws to a close, senior Avi Patel and junior Jake Sclar recount their time on the Cherokee High School’s boys’ tennis team.     The Cherokee boys’ tennis team divides into two sub-teams: varsity and junior varsity.  The varsity team consists of three singles playe...

Girls Tennis Sets the Bar High

Girls Tennis Sets the Bar High

Sanjana Kondapalli, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2017


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Not all sports receive equal recognition for their efforts, and the girls tennis is surely one of them. Although it is not the most popular program in Cherokee, the difficulty of the sport is not to be understated.  In Cherokee, the girls team faces these challenges head on with strength and determination,...

Cold Runnings

Cold Runnings

Blake Olivieri, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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The season for winter track is upon us. Indeed, track may be challenging enough in temperate weather, but during the cold winter season, it may prove even more of a challenge. However, this doesn't deter some Cherokee students from enjoying running in the harsh winter environment. “I know people view...

Tom Brady’s Suspension

Tom Brady’s Suspension

Shweta Nair, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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In a bizarre series events now almost two years old, several members of the New England Patriots organization, including star quarterback Tom Brady, were suspected of intentionally manipulating the air pressure of numerous game balls in what became known as the Deflategate scandal. During the AFC Champio...

The Instrumental Question: Is Marching Band a Sport?

The Instrumental Question: Is Marching Band a Sport?

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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Behind the scenes of most major high school sporting events there lies a marching band.  The activity is primarily considered a part of the arts but as it has evolved, its parallels with  “traditional” sports have been noted, and a controversial topic has risen: is marching band a sport? P...

XC’s Young Stars

XC’s Young Stars

Kayla Fericy, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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The girls cross country team, while senior heavy, has some young runners that will leave the competition in a cloud of dust. Take, for example, Kate Rothman and Riley Gleason, who are both freshmen but certainly don’t run like newcomers. Both girls have worked their way up to varsity, facing some ...

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