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WCHS senior Sophie Michnick hugs her teammate as they get ready to cheer for the first WCHS home football game on October 12, 2023.

Athlete of the Month: Sophie Michnick

By Kendyl Groisser, Online Managing Editor January 5, 2024

Hard work, dedication and positivity are all adjectives that WCHS senior Sophie Michnick’s varsity coaches choose to describe her. As someone who grew up with a passion for cheerleading, Michnick has...

The WCHS varsity cheer team ends their successful performance at Counties on Oct. 28, at Montgomery Blair High School.

Cheer team roars as competition season is in full swing

By Kalena Yee, Arts Editor December 2, 2022

From royal takeover to rockstar redemption, the WCHS varsity cheer team has performed it all. After bringing home the gold at invitationals, counties and regionals as well as qualifying for states last...

The SuperNovas represent the USA and took home gold medals at the 2019 International Cheerleading Worlds.

Supernova shows the power of good in sports

By Ally Salzberg, Assistant Online Editor November 20, 2019

Being able to participate in a sport should be a guaranteed opportunity that all people should have regardless of disability. The SOMO Joy cheerleading team does just this and offers kids and adults ranging...

During competitions, cheerleaders perform stunts that include lifting people up, flying through the air and contorting their bodies.

Ooh, I Think I Found Myself a Real Sport: Cheerleading

By Cristian Edwards, Online Sports Editor November 24, 2015

Jousting. Quidditch. Cheese rolling. Rock-Paper-Scissors. All of these activities are now defined as and accepted as genuine sports. So why is cheerleading still on the bubble? The dictionary defines...

Is Cheerleading a sport? One reporter’s quest to find out

By By Charles Cook, Staff Writer November 30, 2010

Just to clarify readers, no I am not the “official” Observer columnist, though many characterize me with traits pertaining to those of a young Ben Gloger. Well this month, my “informal” column...

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