Jac-Cen-Del and South Ripley dance-flag corp entertain as their bands play on

Gary Franklin

The time has come for the Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagle and South Ripley Lady Raider dance teams to put their hard work to the performance in their respective gyms with the onset of basketball in the wings.

JCD Lady Eagle Drill Team

Coached by Dana Newhart, the 2013-14 JCD Lady Eagle Drill and Dance Team members pictured front from left are seniors Justice Thoman, Lindsey Sutton, Danielle Newhart and Shelbie Huffmeyer; standing are Teha Merkel, Rachel Schwanholt, Hannah Mullikin, Meghan Tunny, Ziwei Wang and Kaylynn Baluyot. Senior teammate Alexis Bushhorn was unavailable, as she was riding the Versailles Lions king/queen and court float as JCD’s representative in the annual Pumpkin Show queen contest.

Both squads use the opportunity to march with their bands in the local parades as they prepare through the fall for winter assignments. This year was no different, with both performing at the annual Versailles Pumpkin Show Parade and at the Aurora Farmers Fair, as well as others.



South Ripley Lady Raider Drill and Dance Team

Coached by Melanie Evans, Christy Benham and Kim Jolly, the 2013-14 South Ripley Lady Raider Drill and Dance Team members pictured kneeling from left are majorettes Lindsay Comer, Mary Lynn Ritter, Clarice Patterson, Isabella Gramaglia, Ashley Moore, Kayla Adkinson, and Kelsey Cumberworth. Standing are Flag Corp members Andrea Grossman, Brianna Hornsby, Rachel Bush, Danielle Grossman, Sarah Ake, and Faith Lafary.




Pick up this week's Osgood Journal for details on the annual Fall Sports Awards Banquet.