East Rutherford wrestling hit the road Tuesday night for a three team meet at with Hendersonville and McDowell high schools at McDowell.
The Cavaliers earned a 48-27 victory over Hendersonville but fell convincingly to McDowell, 70-6, to finish the night 1-1.
Forest City native and East Rutherford alumnus Adrian "A-Train" Wilkins made his mark this season as a member of the North Carolina Central football team.
Wilkins, a sophomore wide receiver and return specialist, was selected to the All-MEAC First Team, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced Friday, Nov. 29.
East Rutherford basketball headed west to Asheville on Friday night to partake in the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout but ran into a 4A powerhouse in Olympic High School and fell to the Trojans, 72-58.
The inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout this weekend at UNC Asheville is all about raising money for the American Cancer Society. However, some of the best high school programs in North Carolina will be on display in Kimmel Arena.
Only three East Rutherford Cavaliers scratched the scorebook, buts that’s all they needed as they opened the season with a 67-53 win over Varitas Christian Academy Monday night in Forest City.
East Rutherford’s Tim Bird is in the second season as the head wrestling coach after taking over a struggling program in 2012. Now with a year of experience, Bird expects the program to continue trending upward. An increased number of wrestlers are a strong indication of the team’s growth.
Here's a look at a preview for the 2013 East Rutherford High School boys basketball team:
There’s no shortage of confidence in the East Rutherford girls basketball program. While most county programs are in search of replacements for departed starters and role players, the Lady Cavs return their three top players from 2012-13.
East Rutherford's basketball season ended in the second round of last year’s playoffs with a loss to Shelby. Needless to say, the Cavaliers weren’t satisfied and expect more in the 2013-14 season.
The East Rutherford boys basketball team visited Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School as part of its fundraising efforts to raise money for the upcoming Coaches vs. Cancer high school invitational tournament in Asheville, N.C. on Nov. 29-30.