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Senior Taylor Gallagher signed to the girls on the deaf cheer team that she coaches to smile. Gallagher said learning ASL at the school has helped her communicate with her team, although it is still not always easy.

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Olivia Childress February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was...

A group of varsity cheerleaders perform a stunt with a flyer. The group practiced the stunt several times during the practice, so that they would perform it correctly during the football games.

Competition Cheerleading to cheer on football team at their sectionals on Oct. 26.

Kelly Truax October 24, 2018

The game will take place at home against Westfield and will start at 7 p.m. For cheerleader and senior Mckenna Abbey she is looking forward to cheering at the game. “Of course I’m excited for the...

Competition Cheerleading team to cheer on Sept. 14.

Kelly Truax September 12, 2018

The team practices cheers to perform for the crowd during football games. Captain and senior Taylor Gallagher said they’ve been working hard during practices. “We have really been focusing on game...

Teammates Marissa Kepler (left), McKenna Abbey (middle), and Taylor Gallagher (right), stretch as part of the team’s warm-ups. The team has recently been removed from the competition at Purdue but will compete at New Palestine on Sept. 30.

CHS Competitive Cheerleading Team prepares for New Palestine

Jess Canaley October 1, 2017

The CHS cheer team prepares to make the trip to New Palestine to compete in the Dragon Duel Cheerleading Championship on Saturday, Sept. 30. According to head coach Lisa Knipp, both the JV and Varsity...

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Teammates Taylor Gallagher, junior (left), and Abby Burdette, sophomore (right), assist David Light, senior (middle), in a lift. The team enjoys having diversity despite doubts or uncertainties about this season.

CHS welcomes coed cheer team for the first time in school history

Ben Traylor and Kelly Truax September 21, 2017

In the past, the sidelines of sporting events around the country, have been filled with teams of elite, exclusively female athletes have been an integral part of high school sports. As a result, cheerleading...

Fall Cheerleading to compete at the Kentucky State Fair Cheerleading Competition on Aug. 27

Fall Cheerleading to compete at the Kentucky State Fair Cheerleading Competition on Aug. 27

Beats August 26, 2016

All week, the fall cheerleading team has been preparing for it's competition on Aug. 27. The students will be competing on the mat at 9:45 a.m, and awards are scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Before the...

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