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12/24/16 6:00am
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Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River made history in February by competing in the inaugural Section XI Cheerleading Championships. Cheerleading officially became a sanctioned sport in 2015 and the girls got their first chance to compete at a Section XI competition this year when the top teams in the county came together at Longwood High School. READ

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12/31/15 6:00am
12/31/2015 6:00 AM

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It was a year of firsts in cheerleading.

For the first time, the high-flying sport of tumbling and cheering officially was sanctioned as an official sport in the eyes of New York State. The long-awaited start to an official competitive cheerleading season began this year and the future looks bright for local teams.  READ

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12/04/15 6:00am
12/04/2015 6:00 AM

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Chelsea Werner could barely stand. Four hours of tumbling had taken its toll.

She had arrived at a clinic at Quinnipiac University in September eager to prove she belonged among the athletes vying for a spot on the acrobatics and tumbling team, a Division I program. READ

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Riverhead's varsity cheerleading team performs in Orlando, Fla. this morning at nationals. (Credit: courtesy photo)

Riverhead’s varsity cheerleading team performs in Orlando, Fla. this morning at nationals. (Credit: courtesy photo)

The Riverhead varsity cheerleading team is back in familiar territory today: the National High School Cheerleading Championship presented by Universal Cheerleaders Association.

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