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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 02:00:17 GMT
Canfield second-grader achieves cheerleading awards despite 11 surgeries  -  Youngstown Vindicator
C.H. Campbell second-grader Maddi Dinger lets nothing hold her back, never gives up and never says she can't. “I just go for it,” Maddi said simply. Eight-year old Maddi throws her body across the yard, springing from hand to foot as she flies through ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 23:31:53 GMT
Star Athletica arguments: Will SCOTUS find a uniform test for useful articles?  -  Managing Intellectual Property (subscription)
The Supreme Court heard arguments in Star Athletica v Varsity Brands on Monday in a copyright dispute over designs for cheerleading uniforms. The question presented was: "What is the appropriate test to determine when a feature of a useful article is ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:55:04 GMT

Cheerleaders continue Riley's fight against cancer  -  The Salem News
"We consider ourselves her soldiers, left here to continue the fight against cancer in her honor," said Kelli Roesener, the head coach of Beverly Crusaders Cheerleading. Cheer for Dana-Farber encourages cheerleading squads to raise money to fight cancer.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:57:15 GMT

Supreme Court weighs whether cheerleader uniforms can be copyrighted  -  Gephardt Daily
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court spent part of its Halloween listening to arguments on whether chevrons, zigzags and color patterns worn on cheerleader uniforms can be copyrighted under federal law. The issue is determining where the ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:25:50 GMT

Advisory board demurs on new rec council for Lansdowne-Riverview  -  Baltimore Sun
Two Lansdowne-Riverview rec programs that a Baltimore Highlands council did not take on — football and poms, a cheerleading program — went to Woodlawn for the current season. Games are being played on Lansdowne-Riverview fields.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:03:48 GMT
Wild outfits under court scrutiny  -  Hong Kong Standard (press release)
Varsity, the market leader, accuses its smaller rival Star Athletica of copying certain of its cheerleader costumes. The dispute is particularly concerning to devotees of cosplay, who dress up in costumes that borrow from characters in Japanese manga ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:13:56 GMT

Justice Breyer, the fashion maven, makes a colleague swoon  -  New Jersey Herald
The case pits Varsity Brands, the leading manufacturer of cheerleading uniforms, against Star Athletica. But the justices and the companies' lawyers invoked Dutch painter Piet Mondrian, French artist Marcel Duchamp, clothing designer Stella McCartney, ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:59:58 GMT

Why The Supreme Court Suddenly Cares About Cheerleader Uniforms  -  The Consumerist
When you strip off the logos from your typical cheerleader's uniform — especially in high school and college — you're left with something that is still distinctly an outfit meant for a cheerleader. But can a uniform manufacturer copyright that basic ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:04:38 GMT
Upward basketball, cheerleading program plans for new season  -  Annanews
The Upward basketball and cheerleading program is preparing for its 18th season at Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo. Organizers said in a news release that the Upward league “offers opportunities to introduce children and their families ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:32:06 GMT

Girl in the game  -  Kane County Chronicle
Wredling Middle School eighth-grader Katerina Koch (right) practices with the football team last September. Football was just the latest sport Katerina has participated in, which also included wrestling, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, and track ...