CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Cheerleading

Cheerleaders from Clarkstown North High School (credit: CBS 2)

New York State Board Of Regents Deems Cheerleading A Sport

New York state education officials voted Tuesday to recognize competitive cheerleading as an interscholastic sport, in an effort to improve safety and coaching standards.

04/29/2014

Cheerleaders from Clarkstown North High School (credit: CBS 2)

Debate Over Whether Cheerleading Is A Sport Hits Albany

That debate is bubbling over this week in Albany, where some are asking the state Board of Regents to recognize competitive cheerleading as an “interscholastic sport.”

04/28/2014

Jadyn Waiser cheering on the Jets as a member of the Jets Junior Flight Crew (credit: CBS 2)

Autistic Bridgewater, N.J. Girl Becomes Jets Cheerleader For A Day

Many little girls dream of cheerleading for their favorite professional sports team one day, but for one New Jersey girl, her wish has already come true. Jadyn Waiser, who is autistic, was the first special needs member of the Jets Junior Flight Crew, the kids version of the team’s cheerleaders.

08/27/2012

A UConn cheerleader hits a heel stretch during the NCAA tournament.

Quinnipiac Responds To Judge’s Cheerleading Ruling

Quinnipiac University says it has plans to add more women’s sports teams, after a judge rejected its attempt to replace the women’s volleyball team with a competitive cheer squad.

08/12/2010