‘Rette hopefuls vie for spot on 80th line, organization announces UK performance

July 17, 2019

Kilgore News Herald
Jul 16, 2019

Kilgore, Texas

Dozens of young women are currently in Kilgore training, practicing and hoping for a spot on the 80th line of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes.

'Rette tryouts are taking place Thursday and hopefuls have been practicing in pre-training rehearsals throughout the week.

Rangerettes Select 79th Line Swingsters

January 18, 2019

KILGORE, TEXAS – The Kilgore College Rangerettes held their annual Swingster tryouts today, and selected ten dancers to make up the group. The new 79th Line freshmen Swingsters are:

Kayla Parker – Pearland
Celeste Ramirez – Pasadena
Celeste Alvarado – Austin
Alyssa Gray – Fort Worth
Lauren Murray – Tomball
Rachel Clower – Kilgore
Sierra Canales – Pasadena
Emma Strange – Flower Mound
Kendal DeVillier – Nederland
Carolynn Rose – Longview.

Rangerettes Travel to NYC to Perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 22, 2018

The Kilgore College Rangerettes spent their Thanksgiving holiday in New York City as invited guests of the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They were featured in the parade's opening number and then marched the parade route while performing pom routines in 19° F (-7° C) weather. They return home on Friday to a busy week, with a full class schedule, practice for the C.H.A.M.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl Game in Waco at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 1st, and rehearsals for their annual Christmas show in Dodson Auditorium at 2 p.m.

Rangerettes Select 79th Line

July 13, 2018

KILGORE, TEXAS – Today, surrounded by hopes, dreams and almost 80 years of tradition, 36 young women became the newest members of the world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes dance and drill team.

The announcement, made in a closed ceremony in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus, culminated a week-long process of 96 hopefuls vying for a coveted position on the 79th Rangerette line. The new Rangerettes will join 36 sophomores to make a line of 72.

Rangerettes Travel to Europe to Perform in the 2018 Basel Tattoo

April 29, 2018

The Kilgore College Rangerettes are excited to announce our upcoming summer 2018 performance trip to Switzerland. We are honored to be chosen to represent the USA at the Basel Tattoo, a two-week event in July featuring performers from all over the world. This year’s event showcases superior marching bands, musicians, dance troupes, and the Rangerettes performing their trademark high kick! Congratulations to the 78th line for this amazing opportunity. Click HERE for event information. More details soon!

Rangerettes Travel to Orlando for Contest of Champions

January 30, 2018

KILGORE, TEXAS – The world-famous Kilgore College Rangerettes are traveling to Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, March 3, 2018, as invited feature performers at the Contest of Champions just prior to the award ceremonies on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Teams from all over the U.S. are traveling to the contest, held each year at the HP Field House & Jostens Center facilities located at ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex in Orlando.