January 28, 2009 2:49 PM
Cheerleading a contact sport?
* In case you didn't see the story about cheerleading being deemed a contact sport by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, you can check it out here: http://sports.espn.go.com/highschool/rise/news/story?id=3864291
Give us your take on the court ruling. Since cheerleading is classified as a sport, and not an activity, by the Colorado High School Activities Association, we assume that reasoning also would apply in the Colorado courts. What do you think?
* And this video is yet another instance why we love high school sports. You don't often see this kind of spirited action at any other level. The crowd reaction shows it all.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gld-INU-8I&eurl . That's some clutch shooting on both sides.
* For all the recruiting diehards out there: ESPNU will headline ESPN's coverage of National Signing Day with a nine-hour special on Feb. 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will feature live player announcements, analysis, news and highlights of top recruits from around the country.
* The Regis Jesuit girls basketball team remained ranked No. 20 nationally by ESPN. Broomfield dropped a spot to 46th, while ThunderRidge remained at 49. Guess the experts who put these rankings together have never heard of Highlands Ranch, the three-time defending big-school state champions.
To see the complete rankings: