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Cheer team places sixth at districts

The cheer team practices its routine before performing (Photo by Jorge Garcia).
January 13, 2017

With pom poms in their hands and red and black sequined bows in their hair, the cheerleaders feel anxious to perform. But before going onto the mat, they gather in a circle, join hands and bow their...

Sole male cheerleader changes team’s dynamic

Discard Montesino holds the base of the Big Red flag, to get fans excited for the game.
October 8, 2016

Under the Friday night lights, the football team is strapping on last minute gear, but on the sidelines, the cheer squad is firing up the crowd, but with a new addition: junior Dioscar Montesino. Montesino...

Chip in to cheer

Cheer Captain Dara Alligood cheers on the football team at the game against Durant.
Students face a more than $800 fee if they want to cheer. Cost has dissuaded several potential members, but the team is trying to solve the issue.
September 15, 2016

Pom poms and tumbling mats do not come cheap. The fee for each of the 13 varsity cheerleaders is $844. The price also covers the cost of uniforms, practice clothes, shoes and camp. The main reason for...

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