Cheerleaders premiere at home basketball opener


The Galena Hawk logo is the creation of Dave Pavish, the former GILA coordinator of student services. He created the logo in March 2011 after seeing a similar logo from the University of Washington combining the school’s name and mascot.

By ALLISON SCHAEFFER, staff writer

The cheerleading team plans on performing for the first time next semester during their first basketball home game on January 15 against the Nome Nanooks.

The cheerleaders are preparing with three practices a week on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday for one hour. The girls do both a cardio workout and routines, said cheerleading coach Noel Ruble.

The team plans fundraising for t-shirts and short, said coach Ruble.

The cheerleaders are:
Alexandria O’Hara
Kenni Ann Hildreth
Arlene Wilson
Cora Jones
Adrian Scott
Olivia Yeager
Makayla Ward
Angeline Custer
The team manager is Emma Sampson.