C-h-e-e-r camp showcases boatload of talent

 

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com Cheerleaders huddle to say goodbye at the end of the Richmond Raiders Cheer Camp on Thursday at Richmond Senior High School.

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com
Cheerleaders huddle to say goodbye at the end of the Richmond Raiders Cheer Camp on Thursday at Richmond Senior High School.

By Kevin Spradlin
PeeDeePost.com

* Video routines
Baby Raiders
Tigersharks
Bubble Guppies
Rainbow Fish
– Rockingham Middle School
Hamlet Middle School
Rohanen Middle School
Ellerbe Middle School
– Richmond Raiders – Varsity – Junior Varsity
Ninth Grade Academy

ROCKINGHAM — Nearly 150 cheerleaders from ages 3 through high school participated in the end-of-program showcase to cap the week-long Richmond Raiders Cheer Camp.

The group wasn’t loud — it was boisterous.

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com The Richmond Raiders varsity cheerleading squad rounds out the list of 11 squads that participated in the Richmond Raiders Cheer Camp showcase event Thursday at Richmond Senior High School.

Kevin Spradlin | PeeDeePost.com
The Richmond Raiders varsity cheerleading squad rounds out the list of 11 squads that participated in the Richmond Raiders Cheer Camp showcase event Thursday at Richmond Senior High School.

Hamlet Middle School earned “Most Spirited” honors, though the competition was close. Selected individuals took turns competing for bragging rights in several skill sets, including jumps and tumbles, before full squads centered themselves on the blue performance mat to conduct a complete routine, one part cheer and one part dance, accompanied by music.

The stands were nearly 50 percent full of family teachers, administrators and school board members, among others. The turnout was perhaps an indication that Richmond County is ready for fall sports to begin — even if students and teachers aren’t yet ready for classes to resume.

 

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  • Amy C

    Thank you for posting the cheer routines of the cheer squads. I was unable to attend to watch my daughter, but so glad you posted for us to watch. Thank you. I really enjoy the Pee Dee Post. Keep up the good work.

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