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Notre Dame Prep Takes Final Cheer Step

Notre Dame Prep Takes Final Cheer Step
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Redemption was sweet for the Pontiac Notre Dame Prep competitive cheer team. The Fighting Irish finished runners-up at last year’s Division 3 Final, but topped the eight-team field Saturday at The DeltaPlex and collected the program’s first MHSAA title.
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Michigan Center Seniors Finish 4 for 4

Michigan Center Seniors Finish 4 for 4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Four years, four MHSAA championships. Not a bad way to remember your high school career in competitive cheer.
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Carlson Raises Bar with Perfect Run

Carlson Raises Bar with Perfect Run
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Gibraltar Carlson senior Sarah Tritt was sporting three shiny MHSAA championship rings on her left hand following Saturday’s competitive cheer Division 2 Final. She soon will be adding another one to the collection.
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Southgate Anderson Seniors Key 3-Peat

Southgate Anderson Seniors Key 3-Peat
Saturday, March 1, 2014
When Southgate Anderson’s seniors were sophomores two years ago, they played huge roles in the Titans winning their first MHSAA competitive cheer championship. And because those sophomores already acted like seniors even then, coach Colette Norscia felt pretty c...
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Finals Preview: Champions Seek 3-Peats

Finals Preview: Champions Seek 3-Peats
Friday, February 28, 2014
All four 2013 MHSAA competitive cheer champions also won their respective divisions in 2012. All four of those champions are back for the Finals this weekend at the Grand Rapids DeltaPlex. But all four likely will face their toughest competition of the last three seas...
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Richmond Remains No. 1 in D3

Richmond Remains No. 1 in D3
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Every time the Richmond competitive cheer team exited the mat after each round of the MHSAA Division 3 Final, its faithful supporters in the stands at the DeltaPlex showered down a rousing chant: “Back-to-Back” The Blue Devils were more than willing to fulf...
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The Center for D4 Cheer Champions

The Center for D4 Cheer Champions
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Michigan Center competitive cheer team didn’t perform to its full potential in Round 3 of the MHSAA Division 4 Final. A strong Round 2 performance prior to that more than made up for it.
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No Stopping Gibraltar Carlson in D2

No Stopping Gibraltar Carlson in D2
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Gibraltar Carlson senior Annie Hajec was in an unfamiliar place Saturday afternoon during the MHSAA Division 2 Final at the DeltaPlex. Instead of helping her team compete for another championship, the four-year varsity performer was on crutches with her left ankle band...
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Titans Believe, Achieve Second Straight

Titans Believe, Achieve Second Straight
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Southgate Anderson senior Morgan Farrah knew all along her team was capable of repeating as MHSAA Division 1 competitive cheer champion Friday. But not until just before Round 3 began at the DeltaPlex – as Anderson’s fans chanted “I believe that we wi...
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Finals Preview: Familiar Competition for No. 1

Finals Preview: Familiar Competition for No. 1
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A year ago, Southgate Anderson capped the MHSAA Division 1 Competitive Cheer Final with its first championship.  This weekend, 22 of the 32 teams competing at the Grand Rapids DeltaPlex also made the Finals last year. But 20 are aspiring to become first-time champ...
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