In Review – October 2020

Welcome to November. Here’s a little of the news from October: Bain Capital’s Cheerleading Investment Gets Ugly via Axios. Former Titans Cheerleader Dies From Injuries in ‘Horrific’ Car Wreck via Tennessean. Internal Audit Finds ‘Structural and Cultural Failure’ in UK Cheerleading via LEX18. Nicholas Stoll: Cheer Isn’t an NCAA Sport, and Title IX Just Might… Continue reading In Review – October 2020

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 – 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 – 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

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

In Review – February 2018

February has come and gone, bringing and taking some of the largest events of the year with it. Congratulations to all the new UCA High School, Cheersport, and NCA All Star national champions. I Was a High School Cheerleader – But Here’s Why I’d Never Want My Daughter to Be One via Babble. 6 Things… Continue reading In Review – February 2018

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 – 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 – February 2017

February came and went along with some of the largest events in our industry. The most tragic news of the month was the fatal plane crash in California involving a small group returning from a cheerleading competition (Washington Post, ABC, People). Here’s the other news you may have missed: Cheerleading’s Peculiar Path to Potential Olympic… Continue reading In Review – February 2017