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‘Refreshing,’ the presence of male cheerleaders at NKU

Zachary Stone throws a stunt during NKU women's basketball game.

Kaycee Sloan, Contributor

December 23, 2019

Cheerleaders are a great way to get a crowd hyped up, especially during sporting events.  NKU’s group of cheerleaders cheer for and support a variety of different sports at NKU, but one support system that goes unnoticed is between the male cheerleaders on the team.

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

What it takes to be an NKU Cheerleader

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

What sport encompasses heights, flips, jumps, potential balls hurtling toward you and lifting other people all while remaining smiling and energized? None other than the beast of cheerleading.

Dance, cheer squads place at nationals

Dance, cheer squads place at nationals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

Over the weekend NKU’s cheer and dance team made a trip down to Orlando, FL to compete in the 2019 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championship.

A year’s work for a single moment

Desiree Allen, Brooke Berry, Megan McDonough prepare for cheerleading practice.

Natalie Meyer, Reporter

April 10, 2016

The NKU cheerleading squad had a year’s worth of work judged in a single day.Coach Shayla Myles-Aaron said 365 days of hard work led up to a third place finish in the national competition.It’s the work behind-the-scenes throughout the year that prepared them for that one day.“This year we reall...

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