In Review – January 2018

Welcome to 2018. Let’s take a look at the news that started the year. The Next Disney Channel Original Movie Is a High School Musical About Zombies and Cheerleaders via The Mary Sue. North Korea’s Cheerleading Charm Offensive via BBC News. 15 NFL Cheerleader Stories We Hope Aren’t True via The Sportster. UK’s Cheerleaders Will… Continue reading In Review – January 2018

In Review – December 2017

Happy New Year. Here’s what happened the last month of 2017: NPR published I Am A Cheerleader, And Here’s Why I Take A Knee. Kentucky Kernel reported UK Cheer Has a Big Opportunity to Expand Its Sport. Bryant Archway posted Cheerleaders Rights Versus Responsibilities. Houston Chronicle published Simone Biles Appears as Guest Texans Cheerleader. The… Continue reading In Review – December 2017

In Review – November 2017

Happy Thanksgiving. Welcome to December and the first Cheer Worlds bid events. Norwich Bulletin reported As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Continue to Rise. USA Today’s For the Win published Oklahoma WR Apologizes After Injuring Oklahoma State Cheerleader in Scary Sideline Collision. The Ledger-Enquirer posted Cheerleading Championships Among Big Events this Weekend with Huge Economic Impact. Fox… Continue reading In Review – November 2017

In Review – October 2017

October has come and gone, bringing showcase season and Halloween with it. Here’s the rest of the news: Several cheerleaders have joined the kneeling during the national anthem or similar protests, including cheerleaders in Texas, Michigan, Illinois, New Hampshire, and Georgia. The Kennesaw State cheerleaders seemed to receive the most press for their involvement in… Continue reading In Review – October 2017

In Review – September 2017

September came, bringing football season and an updated IASF website with it. Here’s the news that came along with it: Pensacola News Journal published ‘It Felt Like I Was the King’: Pensacola Gym Starts Special Needs Cheerleading Team. Express posted Britain’s First NFL Cheerleader Holly Warden: It’s Very Competitive. The Post published Film Review: In… Continue reading In Review – September 2017

In Review – August 2017

August came and many of us returned to school. The unfortunate major news of the month came from Colorado, as reported by Denver Post, USA Today, and Fox News, among others. Here’s the other news of the month: Entertainment Weekly published Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Best Lyric Wasn’t in Hamilton. Regulatory Review posted Supreme Court Clarifies Test… Continue reading In Review – August 2017

In Review – July 2017

As summer continues the news cycle is slow, but here’s what’s going on: USASF Member Management System Launch is underway. Delmava Now published Special Needs Cheerleading Team Breaks Boundaries – and Wins. The Maitland Mercury posted World Stage Beckons for Oxygen All Stars. Clarksville Online published Three Austin Peay State University Cheerleaders Win Gold for Team… Continue reading In Review – July 2017

In Review – June 2017

Summer, summer, summertime is here. Here’s what happen while we were enjoying the “offseason”: Circa published Does Cheerleading Have a Concussion Problem. MovieWeb posted Bring It on 6 Trailer Takes the Cheerleaders Worldwide. Washington Examiner published Dear NFL cheerleaders: Don’t Sue Your Teams Over Low Wages. Hays Post posted Cheerleading Could Have New Prospects as… Continue reading In Review – June 2017

In Review – May 2017

May started with the end of Worlds and continued with several end of the year events and tryouts. Some other things also happened: The Atlantic published Why Don’t More People Consider Competitive Cheerleading a Sport?. El Paso Proud reported Teen Charged with Lying to Police About Stolen Cheerleading Uniforms. CBS reported Oakland Raiders Agree To… Continue reading In Review – May 2017

In Review – April 2017

April showers brought NCA College and started Worlds, but didn’t finish it. Here’s what else made the news: International Cheer Union World Championship results. National Law Review published Sis-Boom-Bah: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Cheerleader Uniform Design Elements May Be Eligible for Copyright Protection and Cheerleader Uniform Designs Protectable Under Copyright Act. TMZ posted Floyd… Continue reading In Review – April 2017

In Review – March 2017

Welcome to April. March came and went with USA Cheer Announcing the Junior Coed U. S. National Team and Nfinity introducing “Flyte”, calling it the ultimate stunt shoe. The biggest news of the month will likely turn out to be the Supreme Court ruling on uniforms, as reported by Associated Press, Bloomberg, LexisNexis, National Law… Continue reading In Review – March 2017