Santa Fe Spirit All Star Cheer Team will be performing its nationals competition routine at halftime of Saturday night’s New Mexico Highlands University men’s basketball game vs. Western State at the WIlson Complex. The team is preparing for competitions in and around New Mexico throughout the year and possibly competing at a national level outside of the state.
“We are a Junior Level 3 Cheer Program that competes regionally and nationally,” said Christie Silvas-Baca, one of the team’s coaches. “Our athletes practice and train hard. We are currently headed to Los Angeles in April for a national competition.
The Santa Fe Spirit All Star Cheerleaders are coached by Silvas-Baca and Jeannae Leger (both originally from Las Vegas) and Laura Jurado.