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Dirk Nowitzki and the Galactic Dancers in Würzburg

Editor’s note:  Recently, Dirk Nowitzki announced his retirement from the NBA and our European Correspondent, Michael Fischer, sent us some photos from when he returned home to Würzburg, Germany a few years ago.  Enjoy this look back.

Eight years ago, Dallas Mavs player Dirk Nowitzki visited his home town Würzburg in Bayern (Germany).  He and the ING Diba bank (german sponsor) were introduced at a big party in the s.Oliver arena and press conference.
The former Galactic Dancers were very proud to welcome Dirk and perform for him.  Some other basketball cheerleader squads were a little jealous, “why hasn´t Dirk taken us instead?”, they asked themselves.  😉
After that the Galactic Dancers and Dirk were honored in a parade in the city.  Finally, Dirk wrote in the golden book of the mayor of Würzburg.
Peter the bus driver was so enamored with in the girls, that he left his bus unattended in the city to provide security for the Galactic Dancers.

Peter’s reward for this kind act…a fine from police, because he parked the bus
in the parking ban area.


The ROAR Will Cheer The Jags In London Versus Ravens

The Jacksonville Jaguars will host the Ravens this Sunday in London, England. Early game, 9:30am ET.

We added many more photos to our ROAR album, Enjoy.

Jorah and Jaxson





Ginger and Winter



ROAR album is HERE


Cowboys Cheer Squad get into the Spirit for ’09

By Natalie Peut
Townsville Bulletin

A new name, a new costume and new flavour will be seen centre-stage at Dairy Farmers Stadium as the North Queensland Cowboys cheer-squad kick-starts their season.

The new-look cheer-squad `The Spirit’ will take to the field providing exciting routines, while encouraging the crowd to get behind their favourite team.

The squad formerly known as `The Hotsquad’ has reformed with the squad doubling in size and providing more exciting routines in the genres of American-style cheerleading, jazz, funk and rock.

Cowboys Cheerleaders
SPIRIT … Carolyn Peterson and Renee Harvey are excited about the year ahead

Experienced cheerleader Carolyn Peterson, who has been cheering for 11 years, was excited about the first home-game where the new squad will showcase their talent on March 21.

“We’ve been training pretty hard, four and half hours per week plus our own fitness and we can’t wait for the first game in a couple of weeks,” Carolyn said.

“We are pretty much ready, we just have to make sure we nail our routines, but I think it’s going to be an exciting season.”

The size of the squad has increased to 30 girls, with five different choreographers providing fresh and modern routines for the squad.

There will be fresh blood in the squad this season with only 10 girls from the old group returning.

“There is a lot of good young talent, I think the youngest is 18 and the oldest is 26,” Carolyn said.

“It’s good to have new girls there, they are keen and motivated about the new season and that’s what we want.”

National Cheerleading Australia and Cheersport North Queensland director Lyn Parker will manage the group. She said the new squad will showcase the girls’ athleticism and fitness while firing up the crowd.

[North Queensland Cowboys Cheerleaders]