By Denison Rey Dalupang
Taking notes from their dismal showing from last year, where they landed behind eventual champs CCP Bobcats, FEU is again ready to aim and fire- and, for a change, not miss.
The squad, despite being pencilled as the favorites for last year’s NCC crown for its smoothly-executed basic elements and pyramids, was penalized with 13 points—a deduction that played heavily in the outcome as they were deprived of a 323-point finish. The Bobcats won the event with 322.5 points.
By Jasmine W. Payo
MANILA—It’s not just their blonde cropped hair that stood out. Drawing inspiration from international pop icon Madonna, the University of the Philippines Pep Squad showcased a unique and edgy routine to capture a second straight championship Saturday in the UAAP Samsung Cheerdance competition. UP imbibed everything Madonna—from the black cone bra to the blonde ’do—in [...]
Judges and instructors from the The National Cheerleading Championship (NCC), the Philippines’ first and only cheerleading organization that is nationwide, give you a break down of the squads fighting to claim the coveted UAAP Cheerdance title. UP PEP SQUAD STRENGTHS: Athleticism, Creaativity, Dance, Coaching. PREDICTION: 1st This squad seems to be made for this competition. [...]
Cheerdancers go through everything UAAP athletes go through. The only difference is the league hasn’t made them as relevant as regular athletes yet.
What 0-14? The UP Pep Squad reigned supreme in the UAAP Cheerdance competition and all is well in Diliman Republic anew.