In Review – February 2019

February has come and gone, bringing with it a couple of the largest events of the year. UCA High School Nationals and Cheersport. Today starts March and NCA. Good luck to everyone competing. Cambridge’s Queensland Sharks to represent Canada at Junior Cheerleading Worlds via Cambridge Times. How I Went From A Bullied Teen To The… Continue reading In Review – February 2019

In Review – January 2019

January has come and gone, taking along with it one of our favorite events, UCA & UDA College Nationals. Black Cheerleaders and A Long History of Protest via AAIHS. Ola Student Named Georgia Cheerleader of the Year via Henry County Times. Acro-Tumbling Combines Cheerleading, Gymnastics; Helps Put Concordia University on the Map via Fox 6.… Continue reading In Review – January 2019

In Review – December 2018

Happy New Year, here’s the news that closed out 2018: California Cheerleaders Fight CIF Sunday Rule that Stops Them from Competing in National Championships via The Orange County Register. Cheerleading Proves Injury Prevention Can Make a Difference for Athletes via The Post and Courier. Homer Glen Teen Who has Down Syndrome Follows Cheerleading Passion All… Continue reading In Review – December 2018

In Review – November 2018

Happy Thanksgiving. The IASF had several announcements including renumbering some levels, adding a few divisions to Worlds, and some rules changes. Please visit IASFWorlds.com for more info. Sky Views: Cheerleaders Must be Dropped From Sport via Sky News. San Francisco 49ers Cheerleader Kneels During National Anthem Before Thursday Night Game via USA Today. Practice, Pain,… Continue reading In Review – November 2018

In Review – October 2018

October came and went, bringing Fall and Halloween with it. This month I was reminded of cheerleading being used in headlines to catch the attention of readers. People published an article titled Cheerleader’s Alleged Admission that She Didn’t Want to Be Mom Is Admissible in Baby Murder Trial that had nothing to do with cheerleading knowing… Continue reading In Review – October 2018

In Review – September 2018

Here’s the news from September. We hope your football season is going well. Black College Cheerleaders Who Knelt During National Anthem Cut From This Year’s Squad via HelloBeautiful. University Officials Tried to Stop this Cheerleader from Taking a Knee. Now She’s Suing Them. via ThinkProgress. NFL Teams are Hiring Male Cheerleaders and Some Closed-Minded Football… Continue reading In Review – September 2018

In Review – August 2018

Football is back. While getting ready for the first game here’s some of the news you may have missed. History Has Been Made. The Saintsations See Their First Male Dancer. via Sun Herald. NFL’s First Male Dancers Will Hit the Sidelines this Season via CNN. NFL Cheerleading is Demeaning to Women. It’s Time to End… Continue reading In Review – August 2018

In Review – July 2018

July was pretty light on news, but here it is. Now it’s time to return to school. Longtime UT Cheer Coach on Leave Amid Probe of ‘Racially and Ethnically Insensitive Remarks’ via Knoxville News Sentinel. Not Yet a Full-Fledged Competitive Sport, but Cheerleading Brightens Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle via The Seattle Times. Former… Continue reading In Review – July 2018

In Review – June 2018

June brought the beginning of summer and the news that Varsity Brands was sold. Bain Agrees to Acquire Cheerleading Outfitter Varsity Brands via Bloomberg. Ex-Cheerleaders Allege Intimidation, Low Pay in Suit Against Texans via ESPN. TCU Puts Cheerleading Coach on Administrative Leave via Star-Telegram. “Crack Whores” and “Jelly Bellies”: A Former N.F.L. Cheerleader Reveals the… Continue reading In Review – June 2018

In Review – May 2018

May has arrived and brought the start of a new season with it. Washington Redskins Cheerleaders Describe Topless Photo Shoot and Uneasy Night Out via The New York Times New Policy for Cheerleading Team Angers Girls Who Made the Squad via News 12. In Defense of Cheerleaders and Cheerleading via Outkick the Coverage. Column: Time’s… Continue reading In Review – May 2018

In Review – April 2018

Daytona is over and Worlds is almost over. Here’s what else happened in April: A Short History of the Very Short History of Male NFL Cheerleaders via The Outline. No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders via New York Times. Sarasota’s Bailey Davis details dark side of NFL cheerleading via Sarasota… Continue reading In Review – April 2018

In Review – March 2018

March has come and gone so it’s now Daytona and Worlds month. Here’s the news that came with March: Victim in Fatal St. Patrick’s Day Crash was Beloved Cheerleading Coach via New York Post. South Jersey Special Needs Cheerleading Squad Needs Help Getting to Competition via FOX 29. A Look at the Untold Story of… Continue reading In Review – March 2018