Category: Featured

Spotlight Squad: University of Kentucky

Known for their innovative and rock solid routines, this year the University of Kentucky brought home their 23rd national championship to the Bluegrass State.  To no surprise, the Wildcat routine was jam packed with some of the most difficult skills seen at the UCA College Cheerleading National Championship. Opening with diamadovs that popped through to cupies, the crowd was wild with excitement. The transitions were fast and the skills seemed effortless. Top girls went flying through the air completing not only piked Arabian one and a half baskets but also pike open doubles. This year the Cats brought some seriously ... Read more

Spotlight Squad: Oklahoma All Girl

“For the first time ever, you’re DIA All Girl National Champions… the University of Oklahoma!” By the end of the UCA College Cheerleading National Championship, all of HP Field House was yelling Boomer Sooner. The all girl squad from OU has only been competing for three years and as the only team in the division with zero deductions, took home the championship. Because of the cleanliness of the routine, the difficult skills looked easy for the 20 ladies on the mat. The Sooners flipped their way into first place, throwing a whopping 30 fulls in the routine. The extended hand ... Read more

From Hawaii to Kentucky

Hawaii native Anuhea Keene had big dreams to cheer for the University of Kentucky. When she made the squad, her longtime coach Blossom Caballero promised Anuhea that she would see her cheer one day. “I have a really close relationship with her, she’s like a daughter to me,” said Blossom. “I talk to her weekly and we keep in touch as if she’s still home here in Hawaii.” Anuhea is the first cheerleader Blossom ever coached who went on to cheer at the collegiate level. In order to express the pride she had for Anuhea, months in advance, Blossom planned ... Read more