Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sports

Coffee County CHS Dance Team Captures High Marks at Saturday Competition

Coffee County CHS Dance Team on Saturday

The Coffee County CHS Dance team traveled to Huntsville on Saturday for their final competition of the season.  Competing in the America’s Best Dixie Championships the Raiderettes came home with a pair of 1st place finishes and a Best Performance Award. 

The team won 1st place in the Varsity Pom routine and 1st place in the Varsity HipHop routine.  The team’s HipHop routine was named the Best Performance when it was the highest scored routine out of every cheer and dance team competing.  Additionally, junior Sydney Bell was named the Athlete of the Month. 

Head coach Ashley Kraft was proud of her team’s performance.  “The performance of both routines on Saturday was the best they had done all year. I was jumping up and down and clapping for them backstage after each one due to being so proud. Everything that had to hit and look good, did.  It was just our day and their hardwork completely paid off” said Kraft.   Kraft went on to say “The overall progress this year has been incredible. I had 11 girls to start that couldn’t do basic turns, leaps, etc. I really pushed them to work hard and not give up. It paid off tremendously. They are performing basic skills plus more now, and I think these awards this past Saturday show that. I can’t wait to see how much further we progress next year.”  Tryouts for the 2020-2021 season will take place later this month. 

You May Also Like

News

The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac is telling “A Tale of Two Winters.” On sale everywhere August 30, the newest edition of North America’s most trusted...

News

Manchester Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a Manchester man who has been reported missing by his family. According to MPD,...

News

 Dot Foods, Inc., North America’s largest food industry redistributor broke ground Thursday (Aug. 25, 2022) on the company’s 13th U.S. distribution center, which will be located...

News

UPDATE: 10:05pm — Coffee County Sheriff’s Department authorities have identified the suspect in this case as a 16-year old from Franklin County and state...