TCHS Cheer Dawgs perform at State
|The Toombs County Cheer Dawgs were the first team to compete at the GHSA State Finals in Columbus. The girls dropped one stunt. However, they had more energy than Friday and their tumbling was much better. Calhoun finished first in Double A, Coosa was second and Screven County third. Watch the Cheer Dawgs You Tube Listen to the Cheer Dawgs talk about State You Tube|
Cheer Dawgs make finals
|For the second straight year the Toombs County competition cheerleading team has qualified for the GHSA State Finals in Columbus. The Cheer Dawgs scored 213 and finished seventh. The top eight from sectionals join the eight region champs in Saturday’s final. All four Region 2 teams will be in the finals. Jeff Davis is the region champ and Bacon County and Vidalia advanced from sectionals.
“The girls did a good job,” head coach Lana Odum said. “We hit all our stunts. We had some tumbling issues and had a 10 point deduction. We are proud to be in the finals. The girls deserve it.” Watch some video from Columbus You Tube
Cheer Dawgs save best for region
Highest score ever sends them back to state
TCHS stunt groups fly high
Picture perfect pyramid
2013 Toombs County Competition Cheerleaders
|The Toombs County Cheer Dawgs posted their highest score, in the rubric era, in the Region 2 competition of the GHSA Southeast Georgia.Regionals at the Toombs County Middle School Gymnasium. Toombs tallied 241 points and finished third to qualify for their fourth straight trip to state. Jeff Davis earned the Region 2 championship scoring 245 points. Bacon County placed second and Vidalia fourth and all four teams are going to Columbus.
Jeff Davis earned a slot in Saturday’s final round by winning the region. The other three schools will have to earn one of the eight other positions available in the finals by finishing in the top eight at sectionals on Friday. Watch the Cheer Dawgs in action You Tube
TCHS Cheerleaders surge to 2nd
|A week after not placing in the top three at the Battle of the ‘Boro in Statesboro, the Toombs County competition cheerleading team surged to second place in the other ‘boro, Swainsboro, in the Rumble in the Jungle. “This is just what we needed heading into region next week,” coach Lana Odum said. “We still have somethings to improve before next week, but the girls did great today!” The Cheer Dawgs also finished second, behind Bleckley County, at Veterans High School in Kathleen.
Vidalia finished first and Jeff Davis was third. East Laurens, Long County, Spencer and Bleckley County also competed in Swainsboro.
Cheer Dawgs take 2nd place
|In their third event of the season, the Toombs County Cheer Dawg competition cheerleading team scored a season-high 218 points and finished second, in the Double A group, at Veterans High School in Kathleen. Senior Madison Hart was competing for the second straight week on an injured knee. “I only came back because they really needed me,” Hart said. “I will do whatever it takes to put my team in the right path.” Hart added that due to the painful knee she is going to shut down her season and instead help her teammates as an unofficial assistant coach. Madison was pleased with her final appearance on the mat. “It went very good. We hit everything. I was very impressed we got second and I couldn’t ask for any better.”
Alexis Hall had a busy weekend leading up to the event. On Friday she was a member of the homecoming court. “I went to sleep late on Friday night and got up really early,” Hall said. Alexis added you have to be focused to do well in competition. “You have to have your mind set and if you think I have done this every day for the whole season and put so much time into it. You just need to go out and give your best and fight for it in competition and you have to make it your best,” Hall said.
The teams top tumbler is freshman Kara Hayes and she has a daily battle with her full. “I keep doing it because it really makes me mad,” Hayes said. “I’ve done it so many times and I can’t do it this time.” Kara added that she has been able to hit the full in competition.
This Saturday Toombs County will be competing in Statesboro. “We need to hit all of our stunts because we have a new stunt group and everything needs to stay up so we can get an even higher score,” Hunter Paige McDaniel said. “We would like to get above 70 from every judge and score in the 230’s.”
Cheer Dawgs compete in finals
Cheer Dawgs nail the pyramid in Columbus
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team was one of 16 Double A teams to compete in the finals of the GHSA Cheerleading State Championships. The girls did well. They did not drop a stunt and the pyramid was solid. Unfortunately, there were not called to the floor as one of the top six teams. All were North Georgia squads- Bowden, Bremen, Calhoun, Coosa, Jefferson and Pepperell. Coosa was announced as the Double A State Champ for 2012 with 269 points. Toombs County finished 13th of 16 with 216 points. Watch the Cheer Dawgs in action Video Head coach Rhonda McBride talks about finals Audio|
Cheer Dawgs move on to finals
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team saved it’s best routine for state sectionals and a fifth place finish advances the girls to Saturday afternoons final in the Columbus Civic Center. Toombs County scored a season-high 233 points. Listen to head coach Rhonda McBride talk about the sectionals Audio|
Cheer Dawgs earn another trip to state
|The Toombs County Cheer Dawgs finished fourth in Region 2 at the Southeast Regionals held in the Toombs County Middle School Gym. The placing earned the team a third straight trip to Columbus for the GHSA State Cheerleading Championships. Sectionals will be held on November 9 and the finals on November 10. Bacon County finished first in Region 2 followed by Jeff Davis in second and Vidalia was third. Watch the Cheer Dawgs You Tube
“I think we all knew that we did really good, we stuck it,” said senior Megan Morris. “Our music was a little bit off and that was out of our control and there was nothing that we could do about it. We held it together and finished strong and I am proud and happy with what we did.”
The mess up with the music had not happened all season so the Cheer Dawgs had adapt. “I was thinking Oh Lord this is going to be bad,” said senior Kristen Helton. “But, all of our girls knew the music and that it wasn’t right and we all got back on count.”
“We did really good, we hit everything,” said senior Casey George, “We had a couple of deductions and overall we didn’t do as great as we should have. But, I am so happy that we are going to Columbus. I am so excited. This could not be a better end to my senior year.”
The Cheer Dawgs had a challenging week of practice which included some changes in their routine. On of the points of emphasis was the pyramid. “The pyramid looked good,” said head coach Rhonda McBride. ” I was very proud and the girls were very pumped up and they were very ready. We had to wait a little while (there was a long delay between stretching and when TCHS hit the mat) and the pyramid went off very well.”
|In October, the Toombs County High School competition cheerleading team hosted the Cheer Dawg Classic and they finished second behind first place Screven County. However, the girls gave their trophy to third place Bacon County. Watch the girls perform You Tube|
Cheer Dawgs miss finals
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team finished 13th out of 24 in the GHSA Double A Sectionals in Columbus on Friday. Only eight squads advanced to Saturday’s final joining the eight region champions. The eight teams which advanced were- Armuhee, Coosa, Calhoun, Dawson, Dodge, Jefferson, Pike and Screven. The Cheer Dawgs did a relatively clean routine with no major deductions according to coach Lana Graham Odom.|
Columbus bound Cheer Dawgs place 3rd
|For the fourth time in five years the Toombs County High School competition cheerleading team placed high enough at region to earn a spot at the GHSA State Sectionals at Columbus. The Cheer Dawgs finished third in Region 2 competition staged in Moultrie. Coach Lana Graham Odom said, “The girls did great and we had a solid routine. We placed third behind Pierce and Jeff Davis.” Tattnall County was the fourth Region 2 team to secure a spot in Columbus.
Toombs will compete on Friday morning in the sectionals and will have to finish in the top eight to receive a second straight position in the finals.
Cheer Dawgs increase score at Houston Co.
|After making some more changes in their routine, the Cheer Dawgs improved their score at Houston County. TCHS was the only Double A school to show up for the competition and so they took home the first place trophy.|
Cheer Dawgs improve in 2nd competition
The Cheer Dawgs after 2nd place finish at Richmond Hill
Casey George, Madison Hart, Kara Graham, Carmen Johnson and Andrea Dillard
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading teams goal in their second competition was to improve on their 150 score at West Laurens and they did so at Richmond Hill. TCHS scored 156 after a 10 point deduction. Changes in their routine, which were made on Thursday, led to the increased score and a second place finish behind Southeast Bulloch- which also placed first at West Laurens. There were only two teams in the Double A competition.
The stunt group consisting of Casey George, Madison Hart, Kara Graham, Carmen Johnson and Andrea Dillard won the Lib Off which is a competition to see which team can hold their flyer, doing a liberty, up the longest. In this move Carmen stands on one leg and puts both of her arms up in the air.
Cheer Dawgs place 3rd in first competition
|The Toombs County Competition Cheearleading team opened up its 2011 season with a third place finish at the West Laurens Rumble. Southeast Bulloch finished first and Bleckley County was second in the Double A. Competition.|
Cheer Dawgs perform well at state,
but do not crack top 6
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team was the second squad to take the floor in the afternoon session at the GHSA State Championships on Saturday in Columbus. Toombs appeared to perform a flawless routine with no noticeable bobbles. However, the competition was tough and when the final six teams were announced TCHS was not included. Calhoun won the Double A title and was followed by Coosa in second, Pierce County (Region 2) was third and Jefferson fourth. Fitzgerald and North Oconee also made the top six. Watch the Cheer Dawgs Video
On Friday Toombs was one of eight Double A squads to qualify for the finals. The Cheer Dawgs scored a 217 and were the final team to get the good news that they were moving on. The other seven teams that survived sectionals were North Oconee, Coosa, Pepperell, East Laurens Armuchee, Vidalia and Pike County. The eight sectional qualifiers joined the eight region champions in Saturday’s final. Coach Rhonda McBride talks about Friday’s competition Audio
Cheer Dawgs are going to state
|The TCHS Competition Cheerleading team placed second at the Region 2 Meet held in Tifton earning them a trip to sectionals in Columbus. If they place in the top eight on Friday they will compete for a state championship on Saturday. The Cheer Dawgs, who finished just two points behind Pierce County at region, last competed in Columbus in 2008. In 2007 the girls finished fourth in Double A. Y-101 Stories|
CheerDawgs score high and finish 2nd
|The Toombs County CheerDawgs scored a 204 and finished second in the Double A competition at Washington County. TCHS had the second highest score of all 27 teams competing for a title in Single through Quad A. Y-101 Story|
Cheer Dawgs rebound and place second
|One week after they dropped a stunt in their season opening competition at West Laurens, the Toombs County competition cheerleading team rebounded with a second place finish at Richmond Hill. The girls improved their score from 175 in week one to 215 in their second competition.|
TCMS is second
|The Toombs County Middle School competition cheerleaders traveled to Dodge Co. for the region competition and finished in second place behind West Laurens. Other teams competing were Bleckley County, Dublin, Dodge County, and East Laurens. This was the final competition of the season. TCMS competed in six events and placed in the top three in every one .|
Cheer Dawgs rule in Statesboro
Cheer Dawgs with their 1st place trophy
|The Toombs County Competition Cheer Dawgs finished first in their final regular season competition. Toombs finished first in the Double A competition at Statesboro and the girls had the highest score and were named the grand champion out of the 20-plus schools that were competiting. This week the girls will be preparing for region competition at Jenkins County on Saturday. The top four teams will advance on to state. Y-101 Story|
Cheerleading teams score high at Effingham Co.
|The TCHS cheerleaders finished second in Double A behind Fitzgerald and the girls had the third highest score amongst the 21 teams competing.|
|The TCMS cheerleaders placed third out of the eight teams that competed.|
Cheer Dawgs and Pups finish 1st
The Cheer Dawgs finish first at Southeast Bulloch
The TCMS girls win in their first competition of 2009
|For the first time this season the Toombs County competition cheerleading team was healthy- no flu- and for the first time they finished first. The Cheer Dawgs were the top AA team in Southeast Bulloch’s “Jacket Jam.” SEB finished second. In middle school competition Toombs County placed third behind Ebenezer and SEB. The Cheer Pups also won their first competition at Jeff Davis. Listen to both teams talk about their victories Audio|
Cheer Dawgs get ready for ’09
|2009 Toombs County High School competition cheerleading members: Seniors- Casey Stewart, Ramie Partin, Danielle Wommack and Jessica Kersey. Juniors- Maggie Krulic, Kayla Oglesby, Ashley Taylor, Jessica Horton and Raegan Thompson. Sophomores- Lindsey Lothridge, Holly Riner, Kelley Smith and Whitney Bennamon. Freshmen- Casey George, Madison Adams, Kristan Helton and Magen Morris. Y-101 Story|
Cheer Dawgs miss finals
|The Toombs County competition cheerleading team did not make it to the finals at State in Columbus. The girls, who finished fourth in Double A last season, competed on Friday in the first round and did not make the top eight.|
Cheer Dawgs are going back to state
|The Toombs County Cheer Dawgs finished third in Region 3 competition at the Toombs County Middle School earning the girls a second straight trip to state in Columbus on November 7th and 8th. The Cheer Dawgs dropped a stunt early in their routine, but they finished strong. The girls were quite nervous when it was announced the Southeast Bulloch had finished fourth. However, they were ecstatic when they heard that they were third. Screven County was first and Bleckley County second. Last year Toombs County finished fourth in region and fourth in state. Watch the Cheer Dawgs do their routine Video|
Cheer Dawgs seek another trip to state
|The Toombs County competition cheerleading team is seeking a return trip to state in Columbus. To qualify the Cheer Dawgs will have to finish in the top four at region on Saturday at the Toombs County Middle School gym. The competition begins at 12:30 p.m. and Toombs is expected to do its routine at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.00. Listen to the girls talk about Saturday Y-101 Story|
Cheer Dawgs take first at Ware County
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team finished first in Saturday’s competition at Ware County. This weekend the girls travel to Worth County and then on November 1st they play host to the region meet at the Toombs County Middle School gym. Watch this Slide Show courtesy Alicia Partin. The Toombs County Middle School girls finished second. Y-101 Story|
Toombs County teams put on a good show at Cheer Dawg Classic
|A loud and full house watched 44 teams compete in the Cheer Dawg Classic at the Toombs County Middle School. The Toombs County High School team did not compete for a trophy but they did go last and put on a fine exhibition which would have earned them third place in Double A. Pierce County was the Double A champ, Jenkins County finished first in Single A, West Laurens topped Triple A and Ware County won the Quad A title. The Toombs County Middle School girls, in their first competition of the season, finished fourth.|
TCHS cheerleaders prepare for new season
Coming off a fourth place finish at state, the Toombs County competition cheerleading team has spent the month of June preparing for the 2008 season. Instead of going to camp in Atlanta, like they did last year, the girls have been working out at the middle school each morning. Of emphasis has been conditioning and flexibility. Y-101 Story Watch the girls at practice Video
Toombs County cheerleaders finish fourth in state
In one week the Toombs County competition cheerleading team went from finishing fourth in the region, in their own gym, to fourth in the state in the big coliseum in Columbus. Head coach Rhonda Graham explains how Audio Nicole Mosley, Casey Stewart and Raime Partin talk Audio
Cheer Dawgs make it to Saturday’s finals in Columbus
For the first time in school history the Toombs County Competition cheerleading team has advanced to Saturday’s finals at state in Columbus. The girls finished sixth in Friday’s competition. The Cheer Dawgs appeared live on Y-101’s Midday Memory Show after they received the results. Audio
TCHS cheerleaders change routine
After finishing fourth in Region 4, the Toombs County competition cheerleading team altered its routine prior to leaving for state. Watch the girls as they work on some of the new moves in a Wednesday practice just days before state competition. Video Audio
Toombs County finished third at East Laurens Cheer Competition. Pierce County was the Double A winner and Screven County placed second.
Toombs County Cheerleaders at camp in Atlanta
|The Toombs County Competition Cheerleading team recently went to Atlanta to learn a new routine for the upcoming season. Cheerleading has become a big thing at Toombs County High School. There are three separate teams and last year the competition team went to state. Audio Story|