Drill Team History

By: Lyla Allen

The Rangerettes

The Rangrettes were founded in 1939 by Miss Gussie Nell Davis. They made the first Debut, September 12, 1940. During Davis's 40 yeas of teaching, the girls traveled all around the world, preforming at football games, being interviewed for magazines, starring in movies and much more!

Timeline

1940- present

2003

The Rangerettes made a guest appearance at The Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade.

2013

The girls went to Dublin again to celebrate and preform in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin Ireland.The girls headed to Washington DC to attend the black tie and boots ball to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

2015

The girls went to Dublin again to celebrate and preform in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin Ireland.

About the Rangerettes

The Rangerettes were the first precision dance team.

Over 75 years, they have only had three teachers, Gussie Nell Davis, Deana Covin, and Dana Blair.

Their most popular style of dance is high kick.

The team has entered their 75th year.

Inside the team, there is another more elite team that are called the swingsters and they mostly focus on jazz.

the girls are currently having a movie made about them titled "Sweethearts of the Gridiron"