Hurray for Cheer Team Tryouts!

By Laura Nelson on 03/27/2013 Elizabeth Darrough-George leads the crowd during a home football game.—OPSU photoElizabeth Darrough-George leads the crowd during a home football game.—OPSU photo Goodwell, Okla.—Share your enthusiasm for Aggie sports and try out for the Oklahoma Panhandle State University cheer team April 5-6 in the Noble Activity Center!

Registration is from 5-6:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, and then a clinic will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. On Saturday, April 6, there will be open gym from 9-10 a.m. and the clinic will be from 10-Noon. Participants will be judged throughout the clinic on skills, attitude, and work ethic plus will learn a chant/dance that will be performed the second day.

Cheer team hopefuls must be able to execute pike and toe-touch jumps and women may be asked to fly as well as base for group stunts and fly for partner stunts. Tumbling skills such as standing and running back handsprings are preferred, but not required. No tumbling skills will be taught.

If you would like more information, email cheer coach Cassidy Christian at or call her at 580.278.3660.

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