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Cheerleaders encourage school spirit
With devotion, spirit, and confidence
the 16 varsity cheerleaders continued to
keep crowds enthusiastic with their "Rails-
Despite the new Metro rule requiring
cheerleaders to sit during playing time at
basketball games, the dedicated cheerlead-
ers continued to encourage the players dur-
ing the games. They also inspired spirit at
pep assemblies and pep rallies, which were
new this year. Their spirit was the result of
hours of summer practice in record high
temperatures, under the direction of Cap-
tains Jill Allen and Ruth Robb.
The highlight ofthe year was Homecom-
ing week. The girls organized the teepee-
ing of football players, houses, sold
Homecoming mums, and presented the
football players with the traditional vic-
tory cake at the Homecoming assembly.
l. Kori Foust, Jill Allen, and Suzanne Runyon strut their stuff. 2. Basketball
cheerleaders perform mount at game. 3. Cheerleaders flash their smiles at the
passing football team. 4. Suzanne Runyon tries to catch on to a cheer from Ronda
Mitchell at a pep assembly. 5. The cheerleader squad presents the traditional
Homecoming good luck cake.
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elevates team spirit
With various spirited chants and yells the sopho-
more cheerleaders helped fire up the sophomore class.
Spirit and confidence resulted from the cheers they
Learning the cheers came only with many hours of
hard work and practice. Every cheer had to be learned
from scratch as all 9th grade squads were eliminated
when most high schools became 4-year schools.
Despite this disadvantage the girls did a superjob
cheering at all freshman, sophomore, and junior var-
l. Debbie Bunce gets the sophomores rowdy
at a pep assembly. 2. Sophomore cheerleaders
practice a mount before the game. 3. Twirlers
ready themselves to begin a routine. 4. Mascot
Nikki Soda shows Twirlers Deena Stubbs and
Jana Gale where to stand. W' WH'h"""'
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