Westbury Steerettes (1970s)

Carol Ireland twirled with the Westbury Steerettes, a drill team in Houston, Texas, in the 1970s. Carol was the team’s mascot in 1973; a twirler in 1976 and head twirler in 1978. Check out the giant pom poms on the ends of her baton in the picture below. Reminds me of roller skate pom poms....

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Remembering Debbie Dolen

1973 Over the last several years, we have spent countless hours researching the history of baton twirling and gathering up stories. Along the way we’ve noticed that men are often the first to share the most historic majorette and baton twirling photos of women. These rare and iconic pictures are...

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