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The crowd loved the "oompa loompas" during the PHS Marching Band's halftime show Friday night. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth band, cheerleaders show spirit (gallery)

Portsmouth band, cheerleaders show spirit (gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Marching Band, color guard and cheerleaders came out in full force to support the school’s varsity football team compete in its first league contest this season against Cranston East Friday night. (Portsmouth won, 29-25.) The band’s “Willy Wonka”-themed halftime show featured many elementary school children, who got a big

Senior captain Amber McCollum, sophomore Janelle Dublin and freshman Jenna Carruba (from left) go through their routine while competing in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League state championship cheerleading meet in Providence Saturday.

Portsmouth cheerleaders are tops in the state

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School competitive cheerleading team came into this year’s season wearing new uniforms and performing new routines. And, after demonstrating their talent at the R.I. State Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, they took home a state title. After working all season to perfect their two-and-one-half minute routine of tumbles, pyramids and basket-catches,