Riggs named STUNT All-American

alt

Georgia Southern senior Ashley Riggs, left, recently was named a STUNT All-American by USA Cheer.

Sharpsburg student Ashley Riggs, a member of the All-Girl Georgia Southern Cheerleaders, was recently named by USA Cheer as a First Team STUNT All-American.

Riggs, a senior who was selected with sophomore teammate Katherine Daniel, at right, was captain of Georgia Southern’s STUNT team. Among her responsibilities were the selection of personnel and teaching the STUNT routines. STUNT is an emerging NCAA competitive team sport derived from traditional cheerleading and focuses on technical and athletic components of cheer.

Riggs helped lead the team to the national semifinals against Louisville following victories over Georgia and Florida State. The early education major has cheered at over 90 football and basketball games at the schools. As a member of the All-Girl team, Riggs won NCA National Championships in 2011 and 2012 at the school.



More Sports

Coweta Sports Digest

East Coweta rifle team wins National JROTC Championship

East Coweta’s rifle team won the All-Service National JROTC Air Rifle Championships at Camp Perry in Ohio last weekend, putting togeth ... Read More


High School Tennis

Lady Cougars, Indians stay unbeaten in region on Senior Day

Undefeated lineups in the Region 3-AAAAAA tennis standings showed Wednesday why they could be the teams to beat as the calendar closes in po ... Read More


High School Tennis

Northgate sweeps on Senior Day

Northgate tennis teams celebrated Senior Day with dominating victories over Mundy’s Mill at home in Region 4-AAAAA play, while getting ... Read More


High School Golf

Cougars win county tri-match

Two days after taking an opening lead at the annual Carrollton Invitational, Newnan continued a recent surge on the links at Canongate I to ... Read More


High School Lacrosse

Newnan girls defeat Hillgrove in split

Newnan’s girls lacrosse team improved its record to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in Area 1-AAAAAA play with a a 9-8 win over Hillgrove in late ... Read More

High School Soccer

Northgate, East Coweta earn sweeps

Northgate blanked Cartersville in a pair of soccer victories on Tuesday home in opposite fashion. While the Lady Vikings cruised to a 8-0 wi ... Read More