Flying High

Photos by Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Lillyan Hopster, 12, of Mariah Hill, and her cheer squad teammates practice their competition routine at Flip and Twist Gymnastics in St. Henry on Wednesday. The squad travels to competitions in the region every month. “You have to have a lot of trust in each other,” said coach Hailey Lubbehusen of Holland. “You become a family because you have to trust and rely on each other.”


Hannah Barnett, 15, of Holland, supports Nevaeh Moya, 13, of Ferdinand, during competition cheer squad practice at Flip and Twist Gymnastics in St. Henry on Wednesday. 

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