Bobcat Cheer Team

The Bobcat Cheer Team is a co-ed squad of athletes, whose season begins in late August. In late-October/early-November, the team begins cheering for the C of O Men's and Women's Basketball teams.

The C of O Cheer Team's objective is to promote school spirit in support of the College's athletic teams, student body, faculty, staff, alumni, and community. Team members exemplify the characteristics and long-standing tradition of the College of the Ozarks. The Bobcat Cheer Program is committed to the five-fold mission of the College, which encourages the development of not only the athlete but the entire person.

Along with providing an opportunity to develop one's cheerleading skills, an emphasis is placed on leadership, decision-making, teamwork, focus, commitment, respectful communication, and exemplary work ethic. The ultimate goal of the program is to use the sport to enrich other areas of the student-athletes' lives and futures as they serve as poised representatives of the College.

Layne Wilks, Administrative Assistant at School of the Ozarks, enters her third year as the team's coach.  Having thoroughly enjoyed cheerleading, Wilks always dreamed of the day that she could continue her love of the sport through coaching. A cheerleader throughout her years at Branson High School, Layne went on to cheer for the Bobcats during her college years.

Wilks is excited to bring her passion for Bobcat Pride to the team and to carry on the amazing legacy of the C of O cheer program.

View the Cheer Team Roster

Cheer Team 2017

Coach Wilks
Coach Layne Wilks

@CofOSports - It's GAME DAY! Coke Classic Day 2: 1pm- @VikingAthletics v @MACUathletics. 3pm- @CofOLadyCats v, @USAOlive. Me…
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@CofOLadyCats - All the very best to @CofOVolleyball in the first round of the @NAIA National Tournament & to CofO Cross Country ru…
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@CofOLadyCats - It’s game day at Keeter Gym for the final day of the Coke Classic. MACU vs Grand View at 1, CofO vs USAO at 3 and…
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@CofOVolleyball - GAME DAY!! • 🏐 - FIRST ROUND OF NATIONALS 🆚 - Ottawa University ⏰ - 1:00pm 💻 - 💰 - $8 adult…
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@CofOLadyCats - CofO women defeat Mid-America Christian 83-73 in the first day of the Coke Classic. Back in action tomorrow vs Univ…
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@CofOSports - @CofOLadyCats pick up win #8 as they defeat @MACUathletics, 83-73. 5 Lady Cats scored double figures, w/ Simmerman…
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@CofOSports - @CofOLadyCats continue their 3rd quarter magic, outscoring @MACUathletics 26-16 in the 3rd to take a 69-52 lead.…
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@CofOSports - @CofOLadyCats lead @MACUathletics 43-36 at the half. Simmerman w/13pts. #GoCats
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@CofOSports - @CofOLadyCats lead @MACUathletics 23-17 at the end of 1st qtr. #GoCats
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@CofOSports - Tip-off time for @CofOLadyCats vs. @MACUathletics. #GoCats
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@CofOVolleyball - First-Round Banquet! @ Ottawa University
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@CofOSports - @USAOlive defeat @VikingAthletics in game 1 of the @CofOLadyCats Coke Classic, 79-59. @CofOLadyCats up next.
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@CofOSports - 2017 @CofOLadyCats Coke Classic is underway. At the half, @VikingAthletics trails @USAOlive by 10, 42-32.
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@CofOLadyCats - Come out tonight to watch the Lady Cats battle Mid-America Christian University at 7:30 in the first evening of the Coke Classic. #BeOzarks
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@CofOSports - Wishing @CofOVolleyball good luck and great play tomorrow as they compete in the 2017 NAIA Women's VB National Cham…
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@CofOSports - A shout out to Torri Holder, Adeline Holder, Hannah Duncan & Melanie Hall, who are headed to NAIA Women's Cross Cou…
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@CofOSports - Best wishes for a great run Saturday to Sam Baumer, Loyal Carpenter & Preston Burgess who are headed to the NAIA Me…
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@CofOVolleyball - #nationalsbound #showtime • *full video on facebook*
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@CofOSports - Welcome to @CofOBaseball Bobcats most recent recruit, Ryann Daggs!
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@CofOSports - Sending off the @CofOVolleyball Lady Bobcats to the 2017 NAIA Women's VB National Championship Opening Round.…
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@CofOVolleyball - next stop: First Round of Nationals @ College of the Ozarks
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@CofOSports - It's GAME DAY for @CofOLadyCats! Coke Classic begins tonight with games at 5:30 & 7:30 pm. Come out & cheer on you…
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@CofOVolleyball - Had a great time stuffing shoeboxes for @OCC_shoeboxes @ College of the Ozarks
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@CofOBaseball - Proud to announce that Ryan Daggs of Greenwood, AR is officially a Bobcat #BeOzarks
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@CofOSports - Good luck to our CofO Cross Country runners as they head to nationals in Vancouver, Wash. #GoCats #NAIAXCO
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@CofOLadyCats - Pleased to introduce the newest Lady Bobcat, @Michelle_Gabani a 5-10 guard from Bolivar HS (MO). #BeOzarks
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@CofOLadyCats - CofO women defeat NAIA Div 1 #14 Lyon College 69-59. Back in action vs Mid-America Christian Univ. on Friday at 7:3…
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@CofOLadyCats - Join us tonight as we face a very talented Lyon College team followed by @CofOBasketball at 7:30. #BeOzarks
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@CofOVolleyball - 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
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@CofOBaseball - Proud to announce the signing of Cade Little of Ozark, son of former Bobcat baseball player Yancey Little.…
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@CofOBaseball - Proud to announce that Blue Valley SW's Brent Shinkle is officially a Bobcat! #proudtobeabobcat
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@CofOBaseball - Learning about weapons of mass destruction #thankfulforourmilitary
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@CofOBaseball - Instruction at the range #sharpshooters
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@CofOBaseball - Great day at Fort Leonard Wood. Respect what these men and women do serving our country #proudtobeabobcat
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@CofOBaseball - @CofOSports @CofOVolleyball @BUBruins Good luck this weekend. Keep winning #BeOzarks
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Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 183:00 PM
Basketball - Women vs. University of Science & Arts of OK-Coke Classic @ Pt. Lookout, MO
Saturday, November 185:00 PM
Basketball - Men vs. Nebraska Christian College of Hope Int'l @ Pt. Lookout, MO
Monday, November 276:00 PM
Basketball - Women vs. John Brown University @ Siloam Springs, AR

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