College Dance Team Central

Thursday, March 26, 2009 Features NCAA Tournament Spirit

Sports has four spirit galleries for each of the brackets of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Included among the shots are the Louisville Dance Team (pictured). Click the links for the full galleries.

East Bracket

South Bracket

Midwest Bracket

West Bracket

HPU Cheer and Dance teams to preview nationals performance

Crystale Lopez
Reader Submitted
Honolulu Advertiser

Hawai'i Pacific University's Cheer and Dance teams are preparing to make their way to the national competition to contend against teams from across the United States to defend their reigning title of national champion.

The community is invited to view the routines the teams will take to the competition at the Cheer and Dance Nationals Preview at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at the Waikiki Shell. Admission is free.

The preview event will include performances by HPU's All-Girl Cheer Team, Small Co-Ed Cheer Team, Large-Co-Ed Cheer Team, Dance Team, partner and group stunt teams, and Sharky the Sea Warrior. The preview will also feature guest performances by local organizations Cheer 808 and Studio 808.

The HPU Large Co-ed Cheer Team has won six straight national titles (2003-2008). The HPU Small Co-Ed Cheer Team has won four consecutive national titles (2005-2008). The HPU Dance Team has won three consecutive championships, totaling four titles overall (2004, 2006-2008).

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