Category: Featured

So Much LOVE

There’s so much to LOVE about this dynamic duo and their entire cheer family. We sat down with Debbie and Whitney Love to learn what it’s like to grow up and raise a family in the exciting world of all star cheerleading. Debbie Love started her cheerleading career over 50 years ago in 1967. Born in Kentucky, Debbie first took to cheerleading in her back yard with her father. After learning a cartwheel and front walkover, she was hooked. In the 1980’s, Debbie started with the Blue Grass Tigers in Lexington. Times were very different and methods were crude but ... Read more

Success on the Sidelines and the Track

Lilianna Saint isn’t your typical high school cheerleader. Other than cheering alongside her team at football and basketball games, she takes part in an especially unique activity, drag racing. But First, Cheer: Currently a junior, Lilianna Saint serves as a second-year co-captain for Lexington High School. At an early age, she started taking gymnastics classes, later going to a mini-camp, prompting her interest in cheerleading. Named co-captain as a sophomore, Lilianna expresses her enjoyment in leading the younger cheerleaders in something they all love. Being able to motivate and teach simultaneously, the energy and comradery Saint and the squad share ... Read more

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