Photo of the Day – December 17

A Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

Titans select Ashley P to be on the Pro Bowl sidelines

Ashley P was awarded the Titans Pro Bowl slot

Ashley P was awarded the Titans Pro Bowl slot

I think Santa played a role in the Titans Cheerleader Pro Bowl selections this season. Because on his nice/naughty lists, Titans Cheerleader Captain Ashley P has to be at the top of Santa’s, and everyone else’s, Ultimate Nice list. Congratulations Ashley, and have a great time at the Pro Bowl!

You can learn more about Ashley at this link

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Seven season veteran Natalie is the Colts Pro Bowl Cheerleader

Natalie is Pro Bowl bound!

Colts Cheerleader Natalie is in her seventh season, and now she is in seventh heaven, as Natalie is heading to the Pro Bowl as her team’s representative! Congratulations! Learn more about Natalie at this link.

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Broncos Kick The Chargers When They Are Down

[This article was originally published on Thehottestdanceteam.wordpress.com.]

Another week, another big game.  This time, it was the Denver Broncos who rode into town to play the Chargers and like the Patriots last week, the Broncos brought a whole lot of orange clad fans to watch the festivities.   And if you like field goals, this was the game for you as the Broncos kicked five of them in route to a convincing victory over the suddenly listless Chargers.

Final Score: Bucking Broncos – 22, Sparkless Chargers – 10.

With the victory, the Denver Broncos clinched the AFC West title and secured a spot in the playoffs.  As for the Chargers, well…we have the Charger Girls in their blue velvet Christmas uniforms!

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It was another beautiful day in San Diego…stop me if you heard this before…beautiful blue skies and sunshine.  What that meant for me, photographically speaking, was mixed lighting in the first half and shadows in the second…just another day in paradise.

Okay let’s get on with our final game day report of the season and begin with the Captains: Katelyn, Clarisse, Angela M. and Natalie.

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This week’s Charger Girl of the Day is one of my favorite Charger Girls to photograph and one that I can always count on for a great shot…introducing Angela M.

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Angela is getting married soon, so this might be her last year on the squad. And I hear there might be a few more retirements among the more veteran Charger Girls…and I thought last year was a bad one with 14 veterans leaving the team. Well, I would encourage them all to reconsider retirement because you rarely get a second bite of the apple. And I got a $100 bucks for one CG in particular, if she returns…you know who you are.

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Prayers and contributions aiding former Colts Cheerleader and Ice Angel Tessa’s recovery from stroke

Tessa cheering for the Colts in 2008; Now, we are cheering you on Tessa!

From the Allen Americans blog:

Natessa (Tessa) David is a former Ice Angel and Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Candidate. Tessa cheered the Americans on to their first CHL Championship in 2013. Before becoming an Ice Angel, Tessa cheered for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.

On December 1st, Tessa suffered a moderate-to-severe stroke in her sleep. She has been in the ICU under the care of a phenomenal team of physicians and therapists. Though the odds were against her, in just a week, Tessa has improved tremendously. Yesterday was a great day for Tessa as she was moved out of ICU and into her own room where she can receive flowers and cards from everyone. Tessa has such a bright spirit and her smile is contagious. Although she still does not have movement of her right extremities, she is able to sit, stand and walk with assistance. Due to the type of stroke, Tessa was also left unable to speak. While surround by former Ice Angel, Brooklyn and current Angels Amy and Brieana plus a few other friends, Tuesday night Tessa blurted out her first few words. The team caring for Tessa have faith that she will continue to recover.

She is the epitome of the word strength and we all admire her courage. We have cried together many times through this period of darkness but we have already began to laugh again. We know that she will come through this stronger than ever! She is a true superstar! Her gofundme donations will help cover the long road of in-patient and out-patient therapy she will need. http://www.gofundme.com/i7azc0

Updates on Tessa’s condition are posted on this Facebook page. Tessa, we are collectively cheering you on as every day, in every way, things will get better and better!!

Nashville Venom Dance Team Audition!

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Start the new year right! Auditions are coming up for the Nashville Venom Dance Team. The Nashville Venom are the 2014 PIFL Champions and are looking to have another GREAT season!

Preliminary auditions:
January 4, 2015
Municipal Auditorium in Nashville
Registration starts at noon.
Application fee is $20, cash or money order only!

Preliminary auditions will begin promptly at 12:45. Preliminary auditions are closed to the public and will only be open to those auditioning.

Wardrobe: two piece dance attire- Stomach must be shown, Tennis shoes or Dance shoes, surface is concrete/gym floor

Interviews:
If you are selected as a finalist you have to schedule an interview for Monday, January 5,2015.

Finals:
TBD

For the latest information or contact information, visit their website at www.nashvillevenom.com/dance-team.html or look them up on Facebook

2014 NFL Cheerleaders – Best of Week 15

Click here to check out the latest gallery on NFL.com!

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NFL’s Dallas cheerleaders do cheer clinic, meet-and-greet on Kauai

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Nick Celario
The Garden Island
December 16, 2014
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MANA — For 11-year-old Kekaha Pop Warner cheerleader Alia Apuna, getting to learn from some of “America’s Sweethearts” was an opportunity like no other.

“I’m excited because I saw them on TV before,” Apuna said. “(I want to learn) new stuff like jumps, cheers, stunts, all that stuff.”

She had that chance Monday when the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders visited Kekaha as part of a United Service Organizations and Armed Forces Entertainment-sponsored tour of military bases.

“It’s great morale for the sailors for tours like this to happen, said Mathew Diendorf, Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class, who has been in the service for 13 years. “Honestly, it doesn’t matter who it is. It could be cheerleaders from any team. It wouldn’t matter. It could be football players from any team. It could be celebrities in general. It’s just somebody showing appreciation for what the sailors, airmen and soldiers do.”

Six Dallas cheerleaders signed autographs and took photos with dozens of servicemen and servicewomen, and their families, as they toured the Pacific Missile Range Facility.

“We travel the world visiting military. Honestly, it’s the most incredible thing I’ve ever done,” said Cowboys cheerleader Jinelle Esther, who is in her second season with the squad. “The last two years have been such a whirlwind experience for me. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would end up here.”

George Hanna, an officer in charge stationed in Okinawa, Japan, is visiting Kauai on business. Hanna said he’s a big Cowboys fan and is happy his trip coincided with the cheerleaders’ visit.

“This is actually my first opportunity to meet the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, really any of the cheerleaders,” he said. “I’ll be the talk of the town, as far as my friends. Nothing better than this, or sweeter than this, to meet some of the cheerleaders.”

Following their tour around PMRF, the cheer squad stopped by the Kekaha Neighborhood Center to do a cheer clinic. About 35 cheerleaders from Kekaha Pop Warner and Waimea High School took part and met some of the NFL’s dancers.

“The people are super friendly — very welcoming,” said Cowboys cheerleader Jacie Veronica, who is in her third season in Dallas. “Getting the chance to talk one-on-one with the guys and girls in the military (is the best thing). I’m all about hearing people’s stories. That’s just what I enjoy, and everyone has their own story.”

Veronica said the cheer clinics became part of the USO tours last year and is glad to see it retained this year, too. On Monday, they taught Zumba, dance and cheer.

“It’s awesome. It’s all about energy,” Veronica said. “You want to put on a show for them so that they’re engaged.”

Apuna, who attends Waimea Canyon Middle School, added she’s going to tell her friends who weren’t able to attend how awesome it was to meet professional cheerleaders.

“They’re pretty amazing,” she said.

Blast Cheerleaders Ring in The Holidays

It’s an annual tradition: The Baltimore Blast Cheerleaders Xmas Game!

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Lightning Girls Sizzle In Tampa Bay

The NHL season is in full swing and the Lightning Hockey Club is on top of the Eastern Division standings. As hot as Tampa Bay is playing the Lightning Girls are also burning up the downtown Amalie Arena to near sell out crowds. Great entertainment evening—come on out to a game.

We added a large batch of photos, from multiple nights, to our album. Enjoy.

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Photo of the Day – December 16

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Eagles cheerleader Alicia Marie Parks selected to represent Philadelphia at Pro Bowl

Lehighvalleylive.com
December 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Three-year-veteran Alicia Marie Parks, from Palmyra, Pa., was selected to represent the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders at the 2015 Pro Bowl in Arizona.

She was announced to the sell-out crowd at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday night, at the end of the third quarter during the Eagles-Cowboys game.

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Ohio Dance Machine Prep Classes and Auditions

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2015 Audition Prep Classes

When: Monday January 5th at 8pm and Wednesday January 7th at 8pm

Where: Premiere on Sawmill

Registration is $15 per class, please wear clothes that allow you to move and dance freely. Prep class is not mandatory in order to attend auditions, but is highly encouraged.

2015 Auditions are January 17th-18th 2015

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Ottawa Red Blacks Cheerleaders at the 102nd Grey Cup Festival

The CFL’s newest cheer squad the Red Blacks Cheer & Dance Team put together a video of the squad’s trip to last month’s Grey Cup Festival.

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You can watch the hour long CFL Cheerleader Extravaganza featuring all 9 squads here.

New Orleans Saintsation Taylor Honored to Represent New Orleans Saints at Pro Bowl

By Alex Restrepo
NewOrleansSaints.com

New Orleans Saintsation Taylor said she was stunned when it was announced at last Sunday’s New Orleans Saints game that she would be the team’s cheerleader at the Pro Bowl next month.

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“I felt that I had a really good chance of getting picked but I was still nervous about it and shocked when I heard,” said Taylor. “It took five seconds for it to register and I was like “wait…that’s me! (laughter)”

Every NFL team with a cheerleading squad sends one dance team member to represent their team at the league’s all-star game each year.

Taylor, a St. Amant native, is in her fourth year with the Saintsations. Typically, members can only spend a max of four seasons with the squad. As the team’s Pro Bowl representative, she will get a fifth year of eligibility.

“I am thrilled to come back for a fifth year,” said Taylor. “Being on this team has opened my eyes to a lot of things and I have learned a lot. I have met some of my best friends through being a Saintsation and I am grateful for the experience.”

The 2015 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 25 and televised live on ESPN (7 pm CT) from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, site of Super Bowl XLIX.

The Pro Bowl cheerleaders will practice Monday through Friday leading up the game while working league events each day.

“I am looking forward to making memories that will last a lifetime and meeting other cheerleaders around the league,” said Taylor. “I have never been to Arizona so this will be my first time and I only hear great things about visiting there!”

[Taylor at the Saints website]