Like most sports, cheerleading has changed over the years. You rarely see girls in large pleaded skirts randomly shaking their pompoms on the sidelines anymore. Today, cheerleaders are highly skilled, competitive men and women, who take the world of cheerleading to a whole new level.
The question of whether or not cheerleading is a sport has been debated. Since I have been involved in this sport since I was 2 years old, I wanted to share the reality of cheerleading at the collegiate level. Cheerleaders are some of the most underappreciated athletes.
Many little girls dream of growing up and becoming cheerleaders. Oxford Cheer and Tumble is one of the places where they learn the skills needed to join a squad.
Cheerleading isn’t always considered a sport, but it takes a lot of time, effort and athleticism, especially down south at the University of Mississippi where cheerleading is taken seriously.
By Joy Addison Oxford Stories There is often a stereotype attached to male cheerleaders, but Lawrence Zinn, a former cheerleader for the University of Mississippi, and former football player for New Albany […]