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Cherokee High School

Bill Iezzi: Top 150 Football Recruits

Thursday, July 1, 2010, 5:29 PM
Today Randy Taylor returned my call questioning his ignoring South Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania football players in his list of top recruits in the nation. Taylor, director of recruiting for the National Collegiate Scouting Association, listed scholastic athletes from Central PA to California... Read more

Basketball: Cherokee beats Shabazz in T of C quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 7:45 PM
Willis Nicholson scored 25 points, shooting 13-for-14 from the foul line, as Cherokee beat Shabazz 53-52 tonight in the quarterfinals of the Tournament of Champions. Christian Jordan added 13 points for Cherokee (24-6), the Group 4 state champion. With the victory, fourth-seeded Cherokee advances... Read more

Basketball: Cherokee ahead 24-22 at halftime of T of C quarterfinal

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 6:33 PM
Willis Nicholson had nine points and Christian Jordan has eight as Cherokee has taken a 24-22 lead over Shabazz tonight at halftime of the Tournament of Champions quarterfinal at Toms River. Cherokee also has gotten a good lift off the bench from senior forward Phil Henry. Tonight's winner plays... Read more

Basketball: Cherokee wins Group 4 state title

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 1:34 PM
Balanced scoring and tough defense led Cherokee to the Group 4 state title today at Rutgers. Christian Jordan scored 15, Willis Nicholson 12 and Wes Tisdale 10 as Cherokee won the first state title in program history with a 52-38 victory over Plainfield. The Chiefs (22-6), which has won eight in... Read more

Turner clutch for Chiefs

Sunday, December 27, 2009, 10:09 PM
Talk about big performances in big games, senior center Tiffany Turner posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds and played lock-down defense, helping to limit Penn Charter star Brianna Butler to seven points, in Cherokee's 53-40 victory in the opening round of the Eastern States Invitational... Read more

Final: Eastern girls beat Cherokee

Friday, December 18, 2009, 8:37 PM
Genevieve Okoro collected 28 points, 12 rebounds and 6 blocks tonight to lead No. 1 Eastern to a 45-39 victory over No. 2 Cherokee in a girls' basketball game. Eastern pulled away in the fourth quarter as the 6-1 Okoro scored nine of her points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots. "What... Read more

LIVE: Eastern girls take halftime lead over Cherokee

Friday, December 18, 2009, 6:54 PM
Gen Okoro scored 16 points and grabbed 7 rebounds as No. 1 Eastern took a 27-21 lead over No. 2 Cherokee at halftime of tonight's Olympic American girls' basketball clash. Okoro, a 6-1 senior who has signed with Richmond, shot 4-for-7 from the field and 8-for-8 from the fourl line. She converted two... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Final Super Seven (Expanded Version)

Friday, December 11, 2009, 3:00 PM
Eastern field hockey won the Tournament of Champions in its sport. So did Haddonfield girls’ tennis. Lenape girls’ soccer won the Group 4 state title and was named the No. 1 team in the state – for the third year in a row. Which was the best team in South Jersey? Cherokee won... Read more


Saturday, December 5, 2009, 3:18 PM
FINAL Cherokee 14, EHT 0 Cherokee finished 11-1, EHT 11-1. Cherokee dominated the first half, but EHT made a late charge, reaching the Chiefs’ 30 yard line but seeing the half end on an incomplete pass on first down. Cherokee increased its lead to 14-0 on QB Andy Martin’s 1-yard... Read more


Saturday, December 5, 2009, 1:26 PM
Cherokee scored on a first play of the second quarter on a 10-yard pass from Andy Martini to Drake Rodgers. That capped a 7-play 34-yard drive. Egg Harbor Twp 0 Cherokee 0 7 C: Drake Rodgers 10 pass from Martin (Alberty Morrissey kick) Read more
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