The Lumberton High School cheerleading squad performs its latest routine, set to the sounds of reporters describing the horrific events of September 11, 2001, and President George W. Bush's voice. Yes, you read that right.
Last month Rachel Washburn returned home from Afghanistan, following her second tour as a first lieutenant in Army intelligence. She was honored Sunday night at halftime of the Bears-Eagles game in Philadelphia, where she was a cheerleader for three years.
Despite the fact that we weren't the biggest fans of cheerleaders in real life, there is something about cheerleaders in movies that earns much less of our ire. Perhaps it's that bad things happen to them. Perhaps it's that they are so mean it goes beyond cruel and straight to funny.
It's anybody's guess whether this amazing mid-court stunt shot by a cheerleader at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss, is real, but we sure hope so. Plus, rumor has it that the cheerleader in question also works for Hooters, so that makes her doubly alright in our book.
A California high school cheerleading coach encouraged the members of her squad to physically fight each other to resolve their differences, so, they did, more or less proving 'Fight Club' was a much better movie than 'Bring It On!'
Courtney Lenz, a five year veteran of the Baltimore Ravens cheerleading squad, is claiming the team left her off the trip to the Super Bowl because of her "slight weight gain." Oh deer! Sorry, I meant dear. Force of habit with this squad.
When you are watching the NCAA Tournament this month, expect to see many shots of cheerleaders, particularly during timeouts. And why not? These young (mostly) ladies are athletes in their own right, and add a lot to the ambiance. Here's a preview of the cheerleading squads that will be represe…