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Students try out for cheer team after three days of clinics

Students try out for cheer team after three days of clinics

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Cheerleading, Sports, Top Stories

Cheer tryouts were held April 26. Before tryouts, there were three days of clinics. Those clinics were held April 23, 24 and 25. “Throughout clinics we learned a new dance and cheer that Tara Hertel made up for us,” sophomore Kaylor Meyers said. “We got to practice some stunting and jumps...

Cheerleaders host Little Indians Cheer Camp

Cheerleaders host Little Indians Cheer Camp

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Cheerleading, News, Sports

 Hays cheerleaders hosted Little Indians Cheer Camp on Saturday, Sept. 16, to teach the basics of cheerleading to kids between Preschool and 5th grade. Cheer coach Sara Campbell explained that in preparation for last Friday’s game, where the kids cheered with the cheerleaders, they worked on man...

2017-2018 Cheerleaders announced

2017-2018 Cheerleaders announced

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2017


Filed under Cheerleading, Sports

After several days of rigorous tryouts, the 2017-2018 cheer teams were announced earlier this week. This year, the Varsity squad includes 16 members, while the Junior Varsity squad includes 10. Below is the complete list of cheerleaders. Varsity Alyssa Underwood Kamree Markley Tay Otte Taryn Stau...

Senior Kaely McKinney pursues cheer at collegiate level

Senior Kaely McKinney pursues cheer at collegiate level

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017


Filed under Cheerleading, Feature, Sports, Top Stories

Captain of the cheerleading team, senior Kaely McKinney, has had a passion for her sport since her middle school days. "I used to see all of the cheerleaders on the sides and I wanted to be just like them," McKinney said. "So I just decided to go for it." McKinney attributes her inspiration for...

Varsity cheerleaders perform new routine at pep assembly

Varsity cheerleaders perform new routine at pep assembly

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under Cheerleading, Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

For each pep assembly, the varsity cheerleaders come up with a new routine to perform in front of the student body. This year, serving as co-captains for the varsity squad are seniors Kaely McKinney and Isys Bearly. Over the course of a month, the squad spent about 36 hours working on their ro...

Cheerleading tryout info

Cheerleading tryout info

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under Cheerleading, News, Top Stories

If you missed the informational cheerleading tryout meeting, be sure to stop in the office and pick up an application for tryouts. You will need this form to be able to attend the first day of clinics. Senior cheerleading captain, Courtney Ellis, said she believes anyone who thinks they might enjoy the s...

Junior varsity cheer tryouts to be held this week

Junior varsity cheer tryouts to be held this week

Madison Crees, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2014


Filed under Cheerleading, News, Sports, Top Stories

Junior varisty winter cheer tryouts are taking place this week. Students with the hopes of becoming part of the squad will start tryout practices tonight, and continue through with them until Thursday when actual tryouts pursue. Each male and female will have to attend one tryout practice if they...

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