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 – March 2019

Happy April Fools’ Day, it’s Worlds month. That is not a joke, it is really Worlds month. First we have NCA College Nationals and good luck to all the teams competing in Daytona, then Worlds is upon us. Good luck with the final weeks of preparation and may you have the performance of a lifetime… Continue reading In Review – March 2019

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 – 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 – 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 – November 2016

November came and awarded the first bids to Worlds. Articles regarding the Supreme Court case between Varsity and Star Athletica continued in The Hill, the Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. KATU published Student With Down Syndrome Achieves Cheerleading Goal: ‘It Means the World’. The Omega published Cheerleaders Find Balance Between Art and Sport.… Continue reading In Review – November 2016

In Review – October 2016

October has left us and we are now in Worlds bid season for dance teams. Several cheerleading groups engaged in national anthem protests, including groups from the University of Michigan, Omaha Central HS, and Cornell HS. One of the Omaha Central cheerleaders wrote a guest piece for the Omaha World-Herald. ABC News published Cheerleader Hit… Continue reading In Review – October 2016