Sunday, September 21, 2008
Rah rah ree!
Kick 'em in the knee!
Rah rah rass!
Kick 'em in the other knee!!!!!
All that is just a mild introduction to the sports scene at the Planet of Janet.
Yes, it's football season, which means the cheerleaders are out in force. The Roo-girl had her first opportunity to perform on the varsity field, in front of God and everybody.
No, she is not a varsity cheerleader as a freshman. But she is junior varsity, as well as a member of the varsity competition squad. And as part of the team, they performed their successful routine from the summer cheer camp.
As as the official obnoxious mom, I made sure I was there to capture it on film. And no, I could NOT find my zoom lens, so you have to make do with grainy.
Next week, I'm going to her JV game to watch her actually do the spirit thing. There will be more photos then, especially since I can get closer.
Anyway, here she is in all her glory:
Oh wait, that's just the back of her head, with that perfect pony tail that I may have to kill her for. (Ah, the jealousy from the curly-headed mama!)
What goes up ...
... Must come down!
Reflective moment after a successful evening
Not to be outdone, our favorite J-bear took to the karate mats again and *insert trumpet fanfare here* earned herself an honest-to-goodness BLACK BELT!!!
A blur of action:
Kick her when she's down:
Yes, she broke boards -- four-deep!
Those boards never had a chance:
New black belt walking ...
The first time she accepted the bows of the lower ranks and the other black belts:
And that's our sports report for today. Tune in again tomorrow for the up-to-the-minute weather report and other zzzzz-worthy stories.
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