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Cheerleaders earn honors through excellence

Becoming an All-American in any sport takes diligence, consistency and experience. Earning that honor four years in a row is rare and exemplifies those qualities even more. Alexis Humphery, senior criminal justice major, and Taylor Contratto, senior kinesiology major, have both been All-American selections every year since they have joined California Baptist University’s cheer squad. […]

CBU cheer Blue Crew gets ready for competition season

Competition season for cheerleading is just around the corner and the competitive cheerleading team, known as the Blue Crew at California Baptist University, is preparing to show off their stunts, athleticism and talent against other universities. The upcoming season will contain five traditional cheer competitions as well as four  STUNT competitions. STUNT competitions give the […]

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Cheer makes history, sends two stunt teams to NCA championships

The California Baptist University cheer team will have two stunt groups attend the National Cheerleaders Association College National Championship for the first time in program history. Taylor Contratto, sophomore exercise major and flyer, said she is excited to have the opportunity to compete with her whole team at championships as well as individual her stunt […]

Cheer team takes three-peat championship in Daytona

For the third straight year, California Baptist University’s cheerleading team brought home the National Cheerleaders Association championship title, making the Lancers the first all-women team in history to win three consecutive titles. The women knew they would be up against stiff competition seeing as they are the defending champions. There was knowledge that every team would […]

Coach keeps team on right track to claim third title

Fresh off their second national championship, the California Baptist University cheerleading team is ready to take on another year of competition in hopes of winning another championship title. Behind the team stands head coach Tami Fleming, who in her four years of coaching at CBU has brought home two National Cheerleaders Association College Nationals titles. […]