The Howard Payne University Cheer Team is a co-ed team that cheers at football games, men’s and women’s basketball games and participates in competitions in the spring. The purpose of the cheer program is to promote school spirit and school pride in support of the Yellow Jacket athletic teams, student body, faculty/staff and alumni while also achieving excellence in performance and personal development.

  • 2013 “National Champions,” small co-ed college division, Christian Cheerleaders of America Cheer Nationals
  • 2012 NCAA Division III Champion; Nationwide Cheer and Dance

Tryouts are held each year in April. More information and a try-out application will be posted at a later date. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life at (325) 649-8017 or via e-mail at