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 – June 2020

Welcome to the 2nd half of 2020. In late June the USASF announced the standings in their Worlds Divisions Points Championship and the 2020 Scholarship Recipients. Here’s some of the other news from June. 5 Pivotal Moments That Drove Rebel Athletic’s Success via The Challenger Project. Cheerleading Giant Varsity Brands Gets $185 Million in New… Continue reading In Review – June 2020

In Review – May 2020

Welcome to June. Both USASF & IASF have publicly posted their Divisions and Rules for the upcoming season, something USASF hasn’t done in a couple seasons. STUNT Receives Emerging Sport Recommendation from the NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics via USA Cheer. USASF announced the Regional Advisory Board members for the 2020-21 season. University of Kentucky… Continue reading In Review – May 2020

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 – 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 – 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

UCA College Nationals 2018

Congratulations to the UCA College Nationals 2018 National Champions: Division 1A Coed – University of Kentucky Division 1A All Girl – University of Oklahoma Division 1 Coed – Morehead State University Division 1 All Girl – Morehead State University Division 1 Small Coed – Purdue University Division 2 Coed – University of West Georgia Division… Continue reading UCA College Nationals 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 – January 2017

January kicked off a new year with a new President. Here’s the cheerleading news we found interesting. The Star-Telegram published Downtown Fort Worth Sparkles for UIL Spirit Championships. The Cleveland Clinic published Cheerleading: Where the Injuries Are Less Frequent, More Severe. WSET posted Community Rallies Behind Cheerleader Diagnosed With Brain Tumor. Varsity.com posted the 2017… Continue reading In Review – January 2017

UCA & UDA College Nationals 2017

UCA and UDA College Nationals were held January 13-15  at Walt Disney World. Full coverage can be found on Varsity TV. Cheer Champions Division IA Coed – University of Kentucky Division IA All Girl – Indiana University Division I Coed – Morehead State University Division I All Girl – University of West Georgia Division I… Continue reading UCA & UDA College Nationals 2017

In Review – July 2016

July came and went, along with the final 4 USASF Regional Conferences. Shane Womack shared a personal story titled How Cheerleading Saved My Life on CheerDaily.com. The Chicago Tribune published Park Ridge Girl Dies After Collapsing at Cheerleading Camp. The Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader published Former Kentucky Cheerleaders’ Engagement Photo Goes Viral via Kentucky.com. WACH published… Continue reading In Review – July 2016