In Review – March 2020

What a month! Here’s some of the news that is not related to the season pausing. Cheerleading in the UK: We’re Not on the Sidelines Any More via BBC. Black Girls Cheer: How a Mom’s Social Media Group Sparked a Movement via ABC. Cheer Shows Competitive Cheerleading Is Almost as Dangerous as Football. So Why… Continue reading In Review – March 2020

In Review – February 2020

February came and brought some major events including both NCA and UCA High School Nationals, Cheersport, and the beginning of NCA All Star. USA Cheer also announced the 2020 National Team representative for Hip Hop (University of Nevada Las Vegas), Jazz (Brigham Young University), and Pom (University of Tennessee). How Cheerleading Evolved From One Man… Continue reading In Review – February 2020

In Review – January 2020

January came and brought significant events like UCA & UDA College Nationals, Majors, NDA All-Star Nationals, and JAMfest Cheer Super Nationals. UConn Cheerleading Returns To National Competition via UConn Today. REVIEW: ‘Cheer’ Shows How Grueling Cheerleading Can be & Plenty to ‘Cheer’: New Netflix Series Goes Behind the Scenes via Madison.com. ‘Cheer’ Is An Incisive Look… Continue reading In Review – January 2020

In Review – December 2019

Welcome to 2020. Here’s some of the news to close out 2019. Kennesaw State Pays Former Cheerleader Tommia Dean $145K to Settle Anthem Lawsuit via ESPN. Netflix Orders College Cheerleading Docuseries From ‘Last Chance U’ Creator via Deadline. USA Cheer Announces 2020 US National Junior All Girl & Junior Coed Coaching Staffs and Regions via USA… Continue reading In Review – December 2019

In Review – November 2019

This weekend is the busiest weekend of the year per USASF sanctioned events. Former Cheerleaders Warn of Concussion Risks in the Sport via Inside Edition. Cheering from Japan to Kentucky via The Trail Blazer. USA Cheer Recognized by Sports Destination Management via USA Cheer. Column: Male Cheerleaders, Take Off Your Clothes! via The Daily Tar… Continue reading In Review – November 2019

In Review – October 2019

Here are your October articles as you enjoy your Halloween candy: Texas Cheerleader Saves Choking Toddler During Homecoming Parade via ABC News Former UC Berkeley Cheerleader Says She was Forced to Perform Despite Concussions via San Francisco Chronicle Men Return to Husker Cheer Squad, Add More Stunts, Tumbling via The Eagle. New Study Shows High… Continue reading In Review – October 2019

In Review – September 2019

September has come and gone, bringing back school and football. Here’s some of the news that came along with it. Squad Goals | Cheerleader with Down Syndrome is the Inspiration, Heart and Soul of the Cheer Squad via WFMY. Cowboys Settle Cheerleader Pay Dispute, Entire Squad Gets Pay Boost via WFAA. Cheerleader Movies Are Big… Continue reading In Review – September 2019

In Review – August 2019

Summer is ending. It’s not cheerleading or dance specific, but ESPN published Study: On Average Child Quits Sports at Age 11. I Made $3,400 As An NFL Cheerleader — & Spent It ALL On Looking The Part via MSN. Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Makes All-American Team via CBS Local. 20 Unsettling Rules Professional Cheerleaders Must… Continue reading In Review – August 2019

In Review – July 2019

Summer news is a little slow.The IASF posted a comparison of the USASF and IASF rules. Florida’s Famous Cheerleader, Mr. Two Bits, Dies via ESPN. ‘Black Girls Cheer’ Documentary, Coming to Chicago, Looks at Joy, Power of All-Black Cheer Squads via Chicago Tribune. Varsity Spirit Expands Its Band Division With Two Significant Acquisitions via Yahoo!.… Continue reading In Review – July 2019

In Review – June 2019

Summer is in full swing and here’s some of the news dropped while we’ve been enjoying our vacations. The biggest news, in our opinion, is the first article. We’ve also ended with a video for your entertainment. Acrobatics and Tumbling, Women’s Wrestling Get Backing to Join NCAA Emerging Sports via NCAA. USA Cheer Announces DI… Continue reading In Review – June 2019

In Review – May 2019

The end of the season events have ended and today the new season begins. UK Grad Defies Gravity, Changes Perception of Sport He Loves via UKNow. Golden Hat-Trick for England ParaCheer at ICU World Championships via Sky Sports. Canadians to Receive Medal After Team Says They Were ‘Robbed’ at Cheerleading Championships in U.S. via Global… Continue reading In Review – May 2019

In Review – April 2019

April means Daytona, ICU, and Worlds. Congratulations to all the new champions and good luck to those competing at May’s end of the season events. Three Victories and Counting: The Woman Behind SMU Cheer’s Success via The Daily Campus. USA Cheer Announces Upcoming School Cheer Rules Changes via USA Cheer. Chicago Area Special Abilities Cheer… Continue reading In Review – April 2019