Friday, April 13, 2012
Mokena's Tumbling & Cheerleading Academy will host the Chicago Bulls cheerleading team as part of its open house Saturday, April 14.
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Friday, April 13, 2012
The Chicago Bulls Luvabulls cheerleaders will be part of Dreamz Elite Allstars' open house Saturday, April 14, at Tumbling & Cheerleading Academy, signing autographs and having pictures taken. Coaches from Dreamz Elite Allstars will talk to parents and children what's involved with the competitive cheerleading program, which is open to kids between 5 and 15. Dreamz Elite Allstars is coached by Frankfort resident Rachel Williams and former Luvabulls Kimberly Scherp. The deadline: The open house is 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Tumbling & Cheerleading Academy, 19202 S. Blackhawk Hwy, Mokena. Do you know about an important upcoming deadline? Share in the comments section below, and we’ll consider adding the info to our next "Last …
Friday, September 23, 2011
We asked the cheerleading squads from each school to perform their crowd-pleasing routines in anticipation for Friday's battle between the two undefeated teams.
If you can't get excited for a game between two undefeated high school football teams at the height of your powers, then you might want to consider the idea that you might be a zombie. Sandburg High School visits Lincoln-Way East on Friday to take on the Griffins for their homecoming game. One team will leave with bragging rights, and one team will leave with its first loss. As a way to get fans on both sides into the right football frame of mind, Patch asked the cheerleading squads at L-W East and Sandburg to perform a couple routines to support their teams. Check Patch later tonight and Saturday for complete coverage of this big game.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Longtime Frankfort resident Mariann Curalli enjoys cheering on her daughter and friends at Lincoln-Way North football games.
Frankfort’s Mariann Curalli was at Lincoln-Way North on Friday, Sept. 16, for the sophomore football game. Curalli was taking photos of her daughter, sophomore Gina Curalli, and some of her fellow teammates on the poms squad. “I don’t miss any of the games,” Mariann Curalli said. “It’s a lot of fun to come out here.” This is far from the first year Curalli has been watching her daughter on the sidelines as Gina was involved in cheerleading and poms with the Frankfort Falcons prior to high school.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
The event will serve as a great introduction of what's to come throughout the fall.
Lincoln-Way North will host its annual Community Night on Friday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. Events include performances by the Marching Phoenix, the Poms and and the cheerleading teams. The fall athletic teams will be introduced and the varsity football team will have a scrimmage. The Phoenix will host Lincoln-Way Central in football the following Friday, Aug. 26. The Mokena Burros Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization is having a kickoff party on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 191 South in Mokena (10160 191st Street). Tickets are available for $25 in advance or $30 at the door, which includes a dinner buffet, a pair of top shelf drinks, DJ, live band, midnight pizza buffet, silent auction featuring sports memorabilia and autographed items, raffles, …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Coaches praise 17 Griffins Wednesday as they commit to the schools they'll be attending this fall.
Seventeen Lincoln-Way East High Schoolstudent-athletes announced Wednesday afternoon the colleges they're commiting to in order to continue their athletic careers. Lincoln-Way East athletic director David Brost led the ceremony, while the coaches of each athlete briefly discussed each player. The following are the student-athletes and the schools they'll be attending: Sport: Soccer Position: Outside midfield College: Concordia University Why she's going there: “I really fell in love with the campus when I first visited. They also have a good school for my major, and I like the atmosphere.” Sport: Cheerleading Position: Flyer College: Olivet Nazarene University Why she's going there: “I picked this school because of its amazing Christian …