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May 21, 2020

UK Cheerleading Alumni issue statement in support of ousted coaches

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:15pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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The University of Kentucky Cheer community is not going down without a fight. Today, UK Cheerleading alumni sent out a joint statement in support of former head coach Jomo Thompson, assistant coaches Ben Head, Spencer Clan, and Kelsey LaCroix, and longtime advisor T. Lynn Williamson. On Monday, UK fired the coaching staff for failure to…

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May 20, 2020

UK Cheerleaders blast university’s decision, defend coaches and program’s reputation

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20

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On Monday morning, the University of Kentucky fired the entire coaching staff of its 24-time champion cheerleading program following a three-month investigation into allegations of hazing, alcohol use, and nudity at off-campus events. The bombshell report left the UK Cheer community reeling, with current and former team members taking to social media to defend the…

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May 18, 2020

A Cheerleader’s Response to Rick Bozich’s Column About Cheerleaders

Abbigale Harrison 11:00pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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Is it 2020? I must have forgotten, or been taken back in time when reading Rick Bozich’s column regarding the University of Kentucky cheerleading program’s dismissal of four coaches earlier today. Today is a sad day for the program and the sport (yes, the sport) of cheerleading and it is only exacerbated by Bozich’s out…

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WATCH: UK officials discuss Cheerleading hazing scandal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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This morning, the University of Kentucky announced the dismissal of its cheerleading coaching staff following a three-month investigation into hazing activities, alcohol use, and public nudity by team members at off-campus events. The investigation found that Head Coach Jomo Thompson; Assistant Coaches Ben Head, Spencer Clan and Kelsey LaCroix; and longtime program advisor T. Lynn…

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UK athletics to launch national search for new cheerleading head coach, expects hire “within a month”

Nick Roush 12:30pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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A hazing scandal has changed the way UK cheerleading operates. Once independent, UK cheerleading will now fall under the umbrella of the athletics department. Executive associate AD Sandy Bell has been tasked to lead the national championship winning program into a new era. “These students deserve our support to help them be successful — successful as…

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Details of the hazing, alcohol, and nudity in UK Cheerleading investigation

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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This morning, the University of Kentucky dismissed the entire coaching staff of its championship cheerleading program following a three-month investigation into hazing activities, alcohol use and public nudity during off-campus events. UK released the report of the investigation by the Office of Student Conduct and Office of Institution Equity and Equal Opportunity, which found that…

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January 11, 2020

WATCH: UK Cheerleading shows off Championship Routine

Nick Roush 9:00pm January 11, 2020 1/11/20

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Next week the Kentucky cheerleading team will begin their quest for a 25th National Championship. Before they perform in front of a panel of judges, they rehearsed in front of the BBN at halftime of Kentucky’s victory over Alabama. Part of the routine @KentuckyCheer will perform at nationals next week. We think they’ve got a…

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