Cheerleading is more than just shaking pompoms and rooting on the team from the sidelines. Intricate dance moves paired with heart-stopping aerial acrobatics have propelled modern cheerleading into an entirely different activity, one that can result in injury. With this in mind, leading health organizations are pushing to have cheerleading classified as a sport so it can be governed by the same safety precautions regulating other sports.
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football players LiDarral Bailey, Javicz Jones and Sam Maxie have been selected to play in the inaugural Dream Bowl All-Star Game in January. Bailey is the first UMHB player selected to compete in the game.
Bailey, a senior quarterback from Bremond High School, was voted D3football.com South Region Offensive Player of the Year and was a Second Team All-American this year.
There are certain aspects of the game of basketball you can emulate in practice. And there are facets you cannot simulate.
Like a six-foot tall, left-handed shooting forward that can paralyze a game to its core. Wartburg College's Baileigh O'Brien was that enigma.
Down 18 points in the first half and15 points at halftime, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women's basketball team stormed back to take the lead for a few moments, but the secondary comeback fell just short in the final seconds of a 67-62 loss to Wartburg College Wednesday afternoon. The loss drops the UMHB women to 2-8 on the season. The Knights improve to 6-3 on the year with the victory.
The UMHB football program will host a series of elite camps for serious football athletes this summer. The camps will be held at a variety of locations across the state and will be run by Cru head coach Pete Fredenburg with assistance from UMHB assistant coaches and members of the Oklahoma State University football coaching staff. The Cru Elite Football Camp is an intense training camp designed for serious football athletes.