The front page of the Journal News today features an article: REASON TO CHEER. Apparently New York is now the 35th state to recognize cheerleading as an interscholastic sport. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association hopes to organize a state cheerleading championship within the next two years. You can read more about it here http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/politics-on-the-hudson/2014/04/29/competitive-cheerleading-officially-ny-sport/8464453/
In the meantime, here's a few blasts from Croton Cheerleading past for your enjoyment, courtesy of the Croton Harmon High School year book collections at The Croton Historical Society. Click on the links--and the photos below too. Enjoy!
CHEERLEADING SQUAD OF 1958 & 1947-48 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2011/10/croton-memories-varsity.html