In Review – April 2020

Welcome to May. We should be recovering from Worlds and starting the all level end of the year events, but instead most of us are still sitting at home. USASF cancelled Worlds 2020. IASF hasn’t announced a definitive plan, but is leaving the door open for having the event in conjunction with the ICU Championship… Continue reading In Review – April 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

In Review – September 2016

September came in quietly, but ending with another loss in our community. Taunton Daily Gazette published Tragic Anniversary: Bridgewater State Student 2nd Person Killed on 495, about the loss of 19 year old cheerleader Hayley Sandford. Cynopsis Media published Varsity Brands Talks Good Cheer. Athletic Business published No Longer Sidelined, Competitive Cheerleading Evolves. BET published… Continue reading In Review – September 2016