Rangerettes from Ursuline Academy


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Due to incoming weather, tryouts for the Jesuit Rangerettes will be cancelled today.  Practice will resume next Wednesday and Thursday, April 24-25. Those interested and have not registered can email Linda at Lcoffin@jesuitcp.org.  Thank you and stay safe!!

The Rangerettes from Ursuline Academy, under the direction of Linda Coffin and Debra Roth, received high honors at the North Texas Regionals Competition and Showtime International Metroplex Dance Showcase.

Some of the highlights include the Rangerettes earning Grand Champion for large schools which equates to First Place. The team received Sweepstakes and Judges Award. These are given to teams with 90 and above from every judge on all 4 routines. In addition, the team received Best in Category Winner for jazz, prop, pom & military with scores from all judges above a 92. A shining moment was the team jazz routine and they were awarded the Supreme Award for this performance. 

For the 2018-19 team, a small group of our dancers were chosen last summer to compete additional routines at the Elite level. This group of dancers knocked it out of the park and were awarded the Sweepstakes and Judges Awards; Best in Category Winner for their kick and lyrical performance; and Best in Category Runner-up for their jazz performance. They wrapped up the evening with the Circle of Champions Award! 

In addition to the many team routines, the Rangerettes Officers won big in the Officers division. These 6 young ladies – Courtney L, Maggie S, Mattia C, Hannah B, Zoe G, and Taylor L won the Sweepstakes and Judges Awards; Best in Category Winner for jazz, novelty, and lyrical; their contemporary performance was awarded Best in Category Runner-up; closing out the competition with an Officers First Place - Grand Champions for large schools.

Our girls did fantastic as a team and took it to another level at the individual competition. In Rockwall, at North Texas Regionals Millie K was awarded First Place in the JV Solo division; Olivia P received First Runner-up; Taylor B & Celeste M tied for 2nd Runner-up; and Ciana C won 3rd Runner-up. In the Varsity Division, Courtney L was awarded 2nd Runner-up Solo Finalist. In the duet division, Mattia C and Ciana C won First Place. In McKinney at the Showtime International Metroplex Dance Competition, Mattia C & Ciana C were awarded First Runner-up in the Duet Division; Solo Finalist were Courtney L, Mattia C, & Millie K in the extremely competitive Soloist Division; The Junior Kickmaster Winner was Abby S; and Celeste M was First Runner-up.

Next on their calendar the Rangerettes have been invited to compete in Galveston, TX at Nationals and they will wrap up the year at their Spring Show on April 6, 7:00pm, Ursuline Academy Neuhoff Gym. Please keep up with us through Social Media and our website https://www.jesuitdallas.org/rangerettes


Parent and Hopeful information meeting - Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6pm in the Ursuline gym

All paperwork due – Friday, April 5, 2019

Tryout practice days – Monday and Tuesday, April 15, 16, 2019, 4:15-6:30pm in the Ursuline gym

Tryouts – Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 5pm to 9pm in the Ursuline gym

Results will be posted after 9pm on the website.

Contact Linda Coffin at lcoffin@jesuitcp.or

The Rangerettes from Ursuline Academy, under the direction of Linda Coffin and Debra Roth, received high honors in the North Texas Regionals Dance/Drill Team Competition in Rockwall, Texas.

The Rangerettes won the Sweepstakes Award and the Gussie Nell Davis Award after all three judges scored the four team performances at 93 or above. The judges also selected the Rangerettes for the Judges Award for their performances in Military, Pom, Open, and Jazz routines. 

As the tradition continues, the Rangerettes won the Academic Champions award in the large school category for registering the highest team GPA. The team also won the Giving Back Award. This is a special award given to one out of 30 teams who go above and beyond in the area of community service. The team won the Gold Award as they were selected as Best Overall in three of the following categories: Precision, Choreography, Technique, or Presentation. In addition, the Rangerettes were awarded Best in Class – Runner Up in the Large Team division. The team wrapped up the awards by winning Best of the Best Teams and placed 11th out of the 30 teams that competed.

In addition to the many team routines, the Rangerettes won big in the officers division.  Overall, seven young ladies: Allyson Pemberton, Alexandria Tedeschi, Natalya Holtz, Jordan Page, Mattia Cantrell, Courtney Lambert, and Maggie Savage, were awarded the Judges Award for their military performance. In addition, they received the Bronze Award as they were Best Overall in one of the following categories: Precision, Choreography, Technique or Presentation. The Officers wrapped up the awards by winning Best in Class Runner Up. 

Pemberton and Lambert won the large school division for their duet, while Tedeschi and Holtz earned runner up honors. Sixteen Rangerettes performed solos at the regionals competition. Tying for fifth place was Page and Hannah Bookout. Ciana Cantrell placed fourth, Pemberton placed third, Millie K. placed 2nd runner up and Courtney L was the Winner in the Large School Division.  

The Rangerettes have been invited to perform at Disney World, and you can catch them locally at Ursuline basketball games and Jesuit Dallas soccer games. Follow the Jesuit Rangerettes on Twitter and at the Jesuit Rangerettes' website.