The inaugural 2010 season for the Mountain Lions was a success and now the organization is preparing for an even bigger 2011 season. Not only are the players hard at work, but so are the new Mountain Lions Cheerleaders. In this video, the 2011 Mountain Lions cheerleader share their thoughts on the upcoming season. The new team is filled with both veterans and rookies excited for what the 2011 season has in store for them. The Lady Lions prepare not only to support the Mountain Lions and entertain the fans, but to make an impact in the local community as well.
The Sacramento Lady Lions, the official cheer squad for the Mountain Lions UFL team, held their final team tryouts Friday night at Dream Ultra Lounge. The event bore little resemblance to last month’s preliminaries, which were six hours long, closed to the public and held in a barn in Rio Linda. The finals had a party atmosphere, befitting the locale. The public was welcome, so the 51 hopefuls were supported by friends and family as they vied for the 32 spots on the team. When I arrived at 5:30 p.m., there was already a line to get in, perhaps 100 strong. Dream is basically a large, square venue with an ample, curved, wrap-around bar smack dab in the middle. As you enter the club, the
Everything I know about cheerleading, I learned from "Bring It On," Cheri Oteri and Sue Sylvester. ("This is not a democracy, it's a cheerocracy. . . Go Spartans!. . . I'm all about empowerment. I empower my Cheerios to live in a state of constant fear by creating an environment of irrational, random terror.") In other words, I know absolutely nothing about cheerleading. I wasn't about to let this impediment prevent me from attending the Sacramento Mountain Lions Lady Lions Cheerleaders auditions, however. Held Saturday afternoon at the Sacramento Youth Football Training Center in Rio Linda, this was the first of two preliminary rounds leading up to the finals. Thirty young ladies show