Posts tagged "Cheerleading"

Henry Jackson High School (Washington) Cheerleaders Suspended For Hazing

Follow @KirkMango   Recently reported at KOMOnews.com, Henry Jackson High School Cheerleaders were suspended for “conducting initiation rituals in violation [of] the district’s athletic code.” These suspensions were due to what was called “hazing” type behavior which included making newer squad members “wear diapers,” shooting “them with squirt guns” and hitting “them with hot dogs.”... Read more »

Part II: Connecticut Federal Court Rules Cheerleading Not A Sport - WHAT???

Continuing our discussion on whether cheerleading is a sport, or better, what truly makes any activity a sport, I think it best to build from that first part of the definition detailed in Part I – “to be a sport, an activity must exist primarily for athletic competition against other teams…” Within that partial sentence... Read more »

Part I: Connecticut Federal Court Rules Cheerleading Not A Sport - WHAT???

Very little aggravates me more than someone creating rules, making judgments, or defining something when they are lacking in the expertise and credentials to do so. Such is the case with the recent ruling in Connecticut, Is cheerleading a sport? (Omaha World-Herald article), where a federal court judge ruled that cheerleading is not a sport.... Read more »
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