The Cherokee Scout

Lady Chiefs Down Lenape Indians At BCA Game

Emma Geoghegan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

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

Lenape celebrates after a fourth quarter touchdown

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2017

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

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

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

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

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 Cherokee marching band under the Friday night lights

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

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

From left to right: Riley Gleason ‘20, Caroline Miller ‘20, Angie Arnett ‘20, Kate Rothman ’20

Kayla Fericy, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

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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