Way-to-Go Wednesday

Way to Go, TNT Nitro Parents!

January 19, 2011

Is there any better indication that a gym is a positive, happy community than a huge, fun-loving parents squad? TNT Nitro Elite’s parent squad had a great showing at CCE’s Spirit Roundup in Dayton this past weekend. The best part was the dad who went up to accept the squad’s trophy with a sleeping mini […]

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Special Needs Squads: Way to Go, Harrison Cheer Stars!

December 30, 2010
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This week’s Way to Go shoutout goes to the Harrison community. They’re the first non-all-all star program I’ve seen in this area that has a special needs squad, which did a great job at UCA’s Winterfest last month at the Duke Energy Center. I was able to get a short clip of how the squad […]

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Xenia Cheerleading and Hip Hop Rocks with coach Nikki Dinwiddie

December 15, 2010
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At Jamfest’s Holiday Jam in Dayton this past weekend, Xenia High School’s Hip Hop team was awarded “Best Choreography” and Xenia’s Varsity Cheerleading Squad was named “School & Rec Grand Champion” AND “Most Entertaining.” Nikki Dinwiddie, who opened the Heart of Ohio All-Stars gym this past summer, is behind the award winning choreography. There’s a […]

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Way-to-Go Wednesday: Supporting Your Rival is True Sportsmanship

November 24, 2010
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Premier Athletics’ Kentucky All-Stars have had quite a year. They merged with the Spirit of Kentucky All-Stars in April, and announced a merger with Premier Athletics in Lexington in May. In June, Midwest Cheer Elite announced that it was opening a new all-star gym in Florence in addition to its original West Chester location and […]

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Way to Go Wednesday: Tristate Vikings Tiny Squad

November 16, 2010
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Let’s be real: The performances of most rec squads this young usually consist of the entire group staring at the coach in front of them, or at a few kids in the front who have memorized the routine. Well, check out the performance of the Tristate Vikings cheerleaders at Game Day School and Rec Championships […]

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Way to Go Wednesday: Miamisburg Knows Cheerleading

November 10, 2010
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Most school and rec cheerleading programs still incorporate traditional crowd cheers into their competition routines. I try to support the athletes on the floor as much as I can by yelling the words they instruct us to, but often find myself awkwardly trailing off in confusion or because the cheer stops abruptly. It’s easy to […]

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Way-To-Go-Wednesday: Withrow Toe-Touches, Holmes Cheerleaders Mascot

October 27, 2010
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Both of the highlights from this week are from this past Friday’s football game: Withrow High School at Holmes High School in Covington. It’s a tradition for these two schools, in Ohio and Kentucky, respectively, to play each other every year. First of all, an impressive athletic display from a Withrow Cheerleader. Guess how many […]

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Way-To-Go-Wednesday: Bellevue Salutes the Troops, Anderson Cheerleaders’ Teamwork

October 20, 2010
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We have a few things to celebrate on this Way-To-Go-Wednesday. First of all, I got a little teary-eyed when I saw this salute that the Bellevue Tiger cheerleaders did for the troops at the end of their routine at the NKYFL competition: Can’t see the video? Click here: Second, the Anderson High School cheerleaders collaborated […]

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Way-to-Go Wednesday: Cheer Dad of the Year & Champion Elite Zumba Benefit

October 13, 2010
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Sorry, we dropped the ball the past few weeks on Way-to-Go Wednesday — but this week, we have two! First, check out this cheer dad supporting his two daughters at the Greater Cincinnati Charms’ first competition at Xtreme Spirit Cincinnati. He bought a pinata, decorated it as a cheer uniform and glued a picture of […]

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Way To Go Wednesday: Middies Start their own Fight Song

September 22, 2010

What do you do when your team scores a touchdown and your band isn’t around? You sing it yourself! Check out how these Middletown High School cheerleaders take the initiative and lead the crowd at their first game of the season. Way to go! Can’t see the video below? Click here.

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