Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The Portsmouth Pop Warner Jr. Midget Cheerleaders won 7th place in the recently-held Pop Warner Cheer and Dance National Championship in Florida.
The Portsmouth Pop Warner Jr. Midget Cheerleaders placed 7th in the Pop Warner Cheer and Dance National Championship held at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, from Dec. 6-10. The team competed in the Junior Midget Small Intermediate Class against 15 other squads from around the country. Coach Regina Dublin, excited and exhausted after just arriving back from the world-wind trip to the nationals, said, "They worked really hard and we are all very proud of them." "They dreamed it and they accomplished it," she said. Prior to the nationals, the team was named "First Place Grand Champs" in the Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts' Association (RISMA) Pop Warner Cheer Competition. That win was the first leg to their impressive finish. The …
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The Portsmouth Pop Warner Cheerleader team recently won the regional championship and are now heading to Florida to compete in the national competition.
The Portsmouth Pop Warner Jr. Midget Cheerleaders have earned the right to compete in the Pop Warner Cheer and Dance National Championships to be held at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, from Dec. 6 to 10. The squad of 19 girls and their Coach Regina Dublin found out the news on Nov. 20. The girls, who are students in grades 6, 7, and 8, first competed in the Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts' Association (RISMA) Pop Warner Cheer Competition and won the title "first place grand champs." RISMA is considered the local competition. The next completion was held in Springfield, MA, and was considered a "qualifiers" completion. However, the squad didn't place but were invited to the New England Pop Warner Regionals. At the regionals in …
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Pop Warner football players practice Monday night at Portsmouth High School.
From kindergarten to high school students, youth football players in Portsmouth practiced for the upcoming season Monday night in the sport fields at Portsmouth High School. While the high school football team practiced in the fields further back, the Pop Warner teams were divided by age group in the other fields. The teams, including the littlest players, ran, passed the football around and performed drills orchestrated by coaches. Parents lined the sidelines to watch their children practice. Pratice for the season began in early August. The first game is scheduled for Aug. 29. For more information about Pop Warner football in Portsmouth, please click here.