The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

January 18, 2014

Extreme Edge hits its mark


"The season usually officially starts in August and lasts through the spring," said Helms. "But most programs offer classes in the summer. The practice hours are just not as stringent."

Currently, Xtreme Edge's athletes practice on Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. "Our mini's, age 8 and under, practice four to five hours a week and our senior team, age 18 and under, practice between five and six hours each week," said Helms.

In competition since November, the teams captured Xtreme Edge's third national title and earned the opportunity to perform at the Colt's Holiday Halftime Show when the Colts played the Jaguars.

"The Holiday Halftime Show was performed for more than 67,000 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium and showcased the talents of Indiana's cheerleaders and dancers," said Hall.

The teamed also traveled to St. Louis, Mo., to compete in the ASC's Northern Express Nationals where both teams received first place.

"National Champion trophies and banners were awarded to both teams and every athlete received a t-shirt and jacket," said Hall.

In addition to competitions in the state, Xtreme Edge will be competing in Texas in March and Chicago in April. "Going to these competitions is a great learning opportunity for our teams," said Helms.

To help cover the travel expenses for the teams, a benefit dinner will be held Feb. 16 at Antioch Christian Church. Tickets will be $9 for adults with a reduced rate for children.

Athletes competing with Xtreme Edge are Annabelle Blake, Sophia Brookhart, Daylin Camp, Destany Chambers, Sakura Dailey, Xander Dailey, Sydney Dame, Kennedy Edwards, Cora Edwards, Lauren Fuqua, Jaylyn Hawk, Paytan Hawk, Shaylyn Hawk, Liberty Holtsclaw, Zeus Marsh, Emma Meredith, Paighton Parsons, Kirsten Purdue, Hope Senger, Lauren Tollett, Lillian Willis, Lillian Wilson and Sabrina Wilson.

In an effort to introduce others to cheer leading, Xtreme Edge will be hosting a "ONE LOVE" cheer clinic on Feb. 15 at the gym. All ages and ability are invited to participate. Tryout and competition information will also be available that day. Ages 8 and under are invited to participate from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and those age 9 and over are invited from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

For information on Xtreme Edge, find them on Facebook or call 890-9933.

Text Only
Local News
  • Today's police report CITY REPORT Friday 12:34 a.m. - Police were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot, 1801 S. SR 57, to investigate a break-in into a car. Two cellphones and two sets of earbuds were taken. 9:10 a.m. - Officers received a report that someone pumped $10 in

    August 1, 2014

  • Area Democrats look to reorganize party in Daviess County Will Rogers once quipped, "I am not part of any organized political party. I'm a Democrat." That same sentiment might best describe the status of the Democrat Party in Daviess County. "I hate to say it," said Dave Crooks, a former state representativ

    August 1, 2014

  • NWS - WT080214 - Coal2 - NBS Front lines of the war on coal DUGGER — Peggy and Martha Marlow collect artifacts of this small town’s history for a storefront mining museum that Martha helped open more than 30 years ago. Tin dinner buckets, carbide headlamps and battered hard hats line the museum’s crowded shel

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • woodruff.jpg Ethics officer says Woodruff didn't violate law

    INDIANAPOLIS — An investigation released Friday by the state’s top ethics officer found a former INDOT employee did not violate ethical or criminal law in the Interstate 69 project but calls for the state to enact stricter disclosure requirements.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas, Hilton hurt in Wednesday's practice ANDERSON — After a physical practice Wednesday afternoon at Anderson University, the Indianapolis Colts are hoping they have not lost another starter.Left guard Donald Thomas hit the ground following an 11-on-11 running drill and was visibly upset wh

    August 1, 2014

  • SPT-WT-080114-WERNER PIC Werner's progress evident at Colts Camp ANDERSON — Bjoern Werner’s rookie training camp was rather quiet.The German-born outside linebacker went through individual drills and worked hard in full-team sessions, but he was overwhelmed by all the new information he was processing. And it was

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Today's police report CITY REPORT Thursday 3:24 a.m. - Police investigated a motorcycle accident at the corner of Northwest Third Street and West Main Street. Officers say the operator lost control of the vehicle while attempting to make a turn because the kickstand was s

    July 31, 2014

  • Band01 Golden Pride put pieces together for new show For the 30-plus members of the Washington High School Golden Pride marching band, the past two weeks have been long and full of work. After one week of exclusively working on music the band hit the field and began putting together the marching pieces

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Hoosier Democrats call for campaign funding limits Indiana Democrat candidates and party leaders brought their "we can do better" government campaign tour to Bloomington. The Democrats called for a lot of changes. One of those on hand was District 39 Senate candidate Steve Lindsey who called for more

    July 31, 2014

  • Kruchten moved to Knox County A Daviess County jail inmate facing murder charges has been temporarily moved to Knox County. Reports that Donal Kruchten, who was arrested in April in connection with the murder of Devan Burris, was moved to the Knox County Jail for his own safety a

    July 31, 2014