Best in Show: Canby Cougar Dance Team Earns Fifth Straight State Title

Well, they did it. The Canby Cougar Dance Team has earned its fifth OSAA 6A state championship. In a row. Here’s the routine that won it for them at the 2019 Dance and Drill State Championships, held this past weekend at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

In addition to the team success, assistant coach and choreographer James Healey was named 6A Coach of the Year.

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Congratulations to @canbydance’s James Healey!!! @OSAASports 6A Dance Coach of the Year!! Amazing work by an even more amazing person!!! pic.twitter.com/gMFpuGjU8B

We recently spoke with head coach Jennifer Chaffee, who told us what it was like to watch her athletes dance into the history books. Hear her on today’s podcast, at about the 7:30 mark.

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