Cheerleading tryouts at WBC set for Saturday, March 9

From Williams Baptist College

Williams Baptist College cheerleading tryouts for the 2013-2014 season will be held Saturday, March 9, at 12:00 p.m. Tryouts will be in the Southerland-Mabee Center at WBC.

Those planning to tryout are asked to wear gym shorts, a t-shirt and appropriate footwear. Participants are also expected to perform a halftime/quarter cheer, sideline chant, a dance and three different jumps. Tumbling is permitted and encouraged, but not required. There will be no stunting.

For the dance, applicants need to bring their music in the form of an iPod, iPhone or other mp3 device.

Students should sign up for the event at For more information, contact cheer sponsor Heather Watson at (870) 240-3819 or by email at