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Cheery disposition: Medomak Valley floor athletes flip for fun

Ten-time defending regional champion Panthers always in mix for league, state crowns
By Staff | Jan 07, 2021
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. Flipping are tumblers Emily Mahoney, front, and Lizzi Swan. Back, from left, are Braelyn Hood, Katrina McIntosh, Aaleyah Thompson and Alyssa Grindle.

Waldoboro — Medomak Valley High School cheerleaders are back in fine form as the Panthers continue to work on their individual skills and team routine.

The squad, led by head coach Heather Simmons and assistant coach Rachel Coor, has been hard at work in the school gymnasium.

This year, due to the pandemic, student-athletes must wear face coverings during practices and competition. Additionally, postseason competition will done virtually.

Watch video and see nearly 60 photos below.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Medomak Valley cheering practice
Medomak Valley cheering practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer and Zack Miller)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Scene from Medomak Valley High School cheer practice on Jan. 5 in Waldoboro. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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