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Cache Valley Cheer Squads Shine At State Competition

Cache Valley residents have something to cheer about this winter: their cheerleading squads.

Three valley schools returned last week from an annual state tournament with a variety of honors, including a Cache Valley sweep in one of the eight competition categories. Sky View, Logan and Mountain Crest finished first, second and third respectively in the “Songleading/Poms” category; Sky View and Logan finished second and third in “Timeout Dance”; and Logan took a second place in “Freestyle.”


The annual statewide tournament put on by RC Competes is the cheerleading equivalent of the Utah state finals in other sports. Since cheer is not recognized as a sport by the Utah High School Athletics Association, many high school squads have turned to an outside competition program to show off their skills and compete. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.