Area cheer and dance squads will travel to Jackson this weekend, vying for state titles in various categories.
New Albany will compete in the largest division of the county schools, 4A Large Varsity along with Center Hill and Lewisburg in the north.
East Union and Ingomar will compete in smaller varsity divisions. Ingomar is the only participant in Small Varsity 1A, while East Union will be one of 10 competing in Small Varsity 2A. Hickory Flat will also be in attendance, competing in the Small Co-Ed Varsity division in 2A.
Myrtle will not compete in cheer, but will be a participant in the Varsity Pom 1A dance division.
A complete list of the participating schools, as well as a schedule for this weekend’s championships can be found on the Mississippi High School Activities Association website (www.misshsaa.com).