The PawPrint

Filed under Sports

Drill team: More than pirouettes

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Twenty hours a week. Four hours a day on average. Twenty-nine committed high school students.  

Drill is a more than a team, it’s a family. Hillcrest high’s champion team gives a look into what it’s like to be on this team.

The team spends hours perfecting their routines. They have become a tight nit of freshmen to seniors. Arriving 15 minutes early for every practice they start with working out then on to routine practice. They practice many dance routines from military to pom routines.

Their dance routines do amazing in competition winning first in state for the last two years. They have been ranked highly in drill teams in Utah. Hillcrest’s team has also been state champs before. They will be facing this upcoming season with strength and determination.

Sydney Brey a captain and 4th year loves the opportunity of being on drill team.  She has been dancing her whole life like most of the other girls. “Its most rewarding as a captain to help accomplish their goals,” Sydney will continue to to use her  skills she learned in drill for the rest of her life.

Along with competing they perform for the student body at various events. This weeks football game had a killer hip-hop routine that definitely brought the crowd on their feet. “Sharing my passion for dance with the student body is an unreal feeling,” says Olivia Rodgerson. This is her second year of the drill team and she knows although its time consuming it is what she loves.

All 29 girls are passionate about drill and they all hope to go far with all their skills. After drill some of the girls hope to further their hard worked for skills at a college dance team. Hillcrest is proud to be home to such talent and is excited to cheer them on this upcoming competition season.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Bassel Tekarli: star basketball player from the beginning

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Claire Quick: Faster than you think

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Difference between softball and baseball

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Greatest Of All Time?

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Would Gordon Hayward be helping the celtics if he wasn’t injured

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Introducing the 2017-2018 boys basketball team

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    UCLA players and Donald Trump

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Basketball season is underway

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Underdogs we can all root for

  • Drill team: More than pirouettes

    Sports

    Aaron Rodgers injury: Intentional or accident?

The student news site of Hillcrest High School
Drill team: More than pirouettes