The Cherokee Scout

Cherokee Football: Revenge Tour 2019

Cherokee gets ready to take the field against North Brunswick in the playoffs.

Celeste Yeany and Joshua Guirguis, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

The 2019 Cherokee football season this year was truly a “revenge tour,” a term coined by the student section Instagram @chs.studentsection2020. Last season, Cherokee Football struggled. They had only two wins in the regular season. Following last year’s lackluster season, spirits for the upcomin...

Cherokee Football Gets Tickled Pink

Cherokee Football Gets Tickled Pink

Judith Otunnu, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Friday, October 4, 2019, was a disappointing loss for the Cherokee Chiefs. For much of the game, the Chiefs were tied with Millville. However, the boys just could not pull off a win and Milville defeated the Chiefs 26-14. This loss was the second of the season, following a disappointing loss to rival s...

Preview: Cherokee Takes on Rancocas Valley

Cherokee Battles Rancocas Valley

William Chacon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

On September 28, 2019, the Cherokee Chiefs will be traveling to Rancocas Valley High School to battle it out on the football field. Last year, Rancocas Valley beat Cherokee; however, the Chiefs have a much better record this year, 2-1, compared to Rancocas Valley's 0-3 record. The game starts at two...

Cherokee Football Embarks on its Revenge Tour

Senior, Justin Ward, watching the Chiefs battle the Renegades.

Kayla Johnson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Cherokee Chiefs are hoping to continue their winning streak as they come off an impressive victory against Washington Township High School. On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Chiefs took on Shawnee, their biggest rival. The game ended in a 17-6 loss. After the disappointing 2018-2019 football season, the ...

Football Season or Clown Season? Cherokee Attempts to Tackle Shawnee

2020 Student Section at Cherokee v. Shawnee Football Game

Bella Parelli, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Everyone at Cherokee knows who our biggest rival is. Since the dawn of time, Shawnee and Cherokee have had it out for each other. No matter the competition: student section size, football team victory, etc, the two schools always have a massive spit fire.  September 13, 2019: Cherokee v. Shawnee at t...

Beware of Cherokee’s Sinking Football Field

Cherokee's Football Team Playing Against Lenape's Football Team on the Cherokee Turf

Dayna Schubert, School News Editor

March 20, 2019

On March 14, 2019, students, staff, and parents were all made aware of the conditions of Cherokee's main field, the Bowl's turf, and its unsafe conditions. According to a letter released by one Cherokee's Assistant Principals, the Director of Athletics and Activities, Scott Agnew, the field was placed...

Students Adapt to New Coaching Staff

Students Adapt to New Coaching Staff

William Chacon, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

After a dismal 1-7 record for the 2018-2019 season, many people have started to question why this team played so badly. Chiefs fans had little hope for this year’s season and very few are optimistic for this team going forward. Now a couple months later, Cherokee’s new coaching staff, with Head C...

Preview : Cherokee Chiefs Vs Rancocas Valley

William Chacon, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Tonight, around 7pm, our very own Cherokee Chiefs will take on the Rancocas Red Devils for the first time this season. The Chiefs are (0-2) and the Red Devils are (1-1). After a bad 0-2 start, the Chiefs will be looking to grab their first win of the season while the Red Devils look to go (2-1) heading...

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Shweta Nair, Sports Section Editor

February 5, 2018

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 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...

Taking a Knee

Taking a Knee

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017

On Sunday, September 24, football players locked arms to show support for the protesters who took a knee during the national anthem.    Colin Kaepernick started the protests last year when he took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality against African Americans. A reported 207 ...

To Stand or Not to Stand?

To Stand or Not to Stand?

Clarisa Moreno-Middleberg, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Colin Kaepernick has made a bold statement throughout the football season by kneeling during the National Anthem.  Kaepernick’s controversial actions have reverberated through the nation.  Some believe Kaepernick is disrespectful and unpatriotic.  However, people fail to recognize why Kaepernick...

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