We've Got Spirit: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Cheerleading Team

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Berkley Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 368 pages
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They tear ligaments, blacken eyes, and crash headfirst into hard floors. They spend hours at practice, drawing both admiration and ridicule for their efforts. They've won nine national championships, and endured heartbreaking losses. And they do it -- almost always -- with a smile. They are the Greenup County High cheerleading team, known to ESPN viewers as fierce athletic competitors and in northeastern Kentucky as full-fledged celebrities. Now, an award-winning journalist, James McElroy, gives us an insider's look at a squad of unlikely teenage heroines who are taking center court and raising a cheer for themselves.

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We've got spirit: the life and times of America's greatest cheerleading team

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Have you ever considered the amount of hard work and dedication it takes to become a cheerleader? Here is the story of one of America's "greatest" cheerleading teams, the Musketeers of Greenup County ... Read full review

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*read during my cheerleading days & knew some of these girls so it was an interesting read on how sad some their lives were...and being the best cheerleaders around! (if you were ever apart of that competitive cheerleading crowd you know the draw this book would have) Read full review

Contents

Cheer to Win
11
Shes a Cheerleader at Greenup
25
Perfection
39
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