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Cheerleading camp scheduled for Sept. 15

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade will have a chance to rev up routines for Saturday night lights when Lamar University hosts a Cheer and Dance Football Clinic Saturday, Sept. 15.

The clinic will be in the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center, with registration from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and instruction and activities from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn routines they will perform at the Sept. 22 home football game in Provost Umphrey Stadium. The Lamar Cardinals will take on Langston in the 7 p.m. grid match-up.

Cost of the football clinic is $35, payable by cash only on the day of the clinic, Sept. 15.  T-shirts to be worn at the performance are included in the cost. Clinic participants will be admitted to the Sept. 15 game free of charge. Their parents will receive game tickets at a discounted price.

Students are being encouraged to register in advance by emailing their name, age and T-shirt size to Kristyn Henderson, cheer and mascot coordinator, at or Brixey Blankenship, Lamar Dance Team coordinator, at

Additional information is available from Henderson or Blankenship, Dance Team Coordinator, at (409) 880-7241.