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OVAC Cheerleading 2017

Bridgeport Bulldogs Head coach: Mallory Cooper

Bridgeport head coach Mallory Cooper and assistant coach Chelsey Strain are excited about what the Bulldogs will be bringing to the table for the 2017 OVAC Cheering Championships at Wheeling’s Wesbanco Arena. ‘‘Our routine this year is energetic and eye-catching,’’ Strain said. ...

Shadyside Tigers Head coach: Melanie Haswell

The Shadyside Tigers are coming off a superb OVAC competition last season as the runner-ups of the AA division and veteran head coach Melanie Haswell, who has coached cheering for 28 years, is excited to compete this year with a promising routine on Feb. 4 at WesBanco Arena in front of what ...

Cameron Dragons Head coach: Bethany Scott

Cameron cheerleading coach Bethany Scott has been an assistant head coach for five years and is now in her second year at the helm of the Dragons. She has two volunteer coaches who are both very close to her. Her mother, Missy Ross, and her daughter, Maddie Ross, are both along for the ride ...

Central Catholic Maroon Knights Head coach: Jessica Becker

Wheeling Central has been very successful in its cheering program, especially as of late. The Maroon Knights have won 16 OVAC cheering championships in their school’s history and are coming off of a 2016 season in which they garnered state runner-up honors after claiming the Region 1-A ...

Toronto Red Knights Head coach: Jenna Rampello

Not only has Toronto had success at the AA level as it comes off an OVAC championship victory a season ago, but it also claimed four titles in the single A dating back to 2008. First-year head coach Jenna Rampello was a part of that success as she graduated in 2011 from Toronto. In fact, she ...

John Marshall Monarchs Head coach: Marcie Robbins

John Marshall cheering coach Marcie Robbins is in her 11th season at the school and her eighth as the head coach of the Monarchs. Robbins and the Monarchs are coming off a stellar third-place finish at the OVAC Cheering Championships in 2016, along with a fifth-place result at ...