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Pop Warner cheer teams show off cooking skills

The 6 time world champion ship Gurrero and the Browns will be hosted an fundraising event meant to capture the hearts, and taste buds of locals and local businesses alike.
Locals will got the chance to snap up some great snacks and help the Browns Cheerleading program get more cash raised, and each tray sold included 6 tasty enchiladas inclusive with tasty beans and rice. The purpose of the Pop Warner fundraisers are to help the cheerleaders save enough to attend competition in Florida, which is typically a very expensive trip.

Youth Basketball & Cheerleading Sign-up Starts in Truro

The Truro Recreation Dept. is accepting registrations for youth basketball, grades K-6, and cheerleading, grades 1-6, from children who either reside in Truro or attend Truro Central School. The goals of both programs are to encourage teamwork and social bonds and to provide children an opportunity to play, exercise and learn sportsmanship in a fun environment. Register online at For more information visit or call (508) 487-1632.

Cheerleaders Fun Fundraiser

More than 100 aspiring young cheerleaders gathered in circles at the Southington High School gym on October 14, anticipating the beginning of cheer camp. For the past 9 years, the SHS Varsity and JV cheer squads host a one-day clinic to teach first through eighth graders the basics of cheerleading. The clinic doubles as a teaching opportunity for the high schoolers, and a fundraiser for the school's cheerleading program.

Cheering For A Cure

The Nesquake Middle School cheerleading squad has banded together with their community to cheer for a cure. The girls have raised $2,500 for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk being held at Jones Beach this Saturday with their coach Wendy Scherer.

The cheerleaders are seeking more help from their community, hosting multiple fundraisers over recent weeks including working with Salon Dee La Rosa, in St. James, to help raise $1,305 for the cause.

Westwood Cheerleaders Thank Supporters

Westwood cheerleading thanks supporters

To the Editor:

On behalf of Westwood Youth Cheerleading I would like to thank everyone for making our fourth Sundaes for Sunday fundraiser such a success.

"Cheers" to all the cheerleaders and their parents; whether they scooped up ice cream, sprinkled sprinkles, M&Ms or cookie crunch, squeezed chocolate syrup, sprayed whip cream, added the cherries or baked goodies, we truly appreciate it. Those who enjoyed an ice cream sundae or cupcake, we thank them for their support of this event.

Putnam County MS On Top!

The Putnam County schools competed in the Spirit Spectacular, a county-wide cheerleading competition, hosted by PCHS, with 17 schools in attendance, 5 of which were middle school teams. The PCMS cheer squat took first place, their first finish on top with coaches Renee Knowles and Melissa Hurt. The squad won third place at competitions in Jones County and Houston County earlier this year.

Putnam County Middle School scored a 158. Pulaski, Dublin, John Millidge Academy and Monticello were second through fifth.

Cheerleaders Second at First

On Sunday, Tewksbury Memorial High School hosted its first ever Cheerleading Invitational event. More than 20 teams were present from across the state in divisions ranging from middle school, JV, Division 1-4 Varsity and co-ed.

The Tewksbury HS Varsity and JV teams both took second place in Division 2, while the middle school team took first place in its division at the inaugural competition.

Teen's Surgery Brings Cheer

SALEM, Va. — Savannah Day tumbles across the mats at Fame All Stars in Salem, planting her feet after each flip as if to defy an illness that will sideline her during her team's first cheerleading competition in December. Instead, the Read Mountain Middle School eighth-grader will check into Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for brain surgery — her 14th operation in as many years.

Cheerleading Injuries on the Rise

With the level of cheerleading skills and stunts on rise, so are the number and severity of cheer related injuries, and people are paying more attention to safety procedures and precautions.

Repeating four words like cat, basket, chair, pencil seems like a simple test for St. James Academy sophomore Stacy Green, but when a person has a concussion, it can be a tough task to tackle.

"We were doing a new stunt and we didn't make it and I fell forward and hit my head on someone else's head," Green said.

Buffalo Wild Wings Spreads Cheer

The children of Piconning, MI got a very special gift from the popular wing-stop franchise, Buffalo Wild Wings. A $2,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of the Great Lakes Region to fund All Stars Flag Football and Cheerleading during the fall of 2013. BWW provided 72 jerseys for football and cheerleading along with the generous grant sum.

BWW is engaging in a company-wide disbursement of over $650,000 nationwide to foster such athletic programs around the US.

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