by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
Lancaster High’s gym was “pinked out” Thursday, October 14, as the varsity volleyball team swept Washington & Lee in its annual breast cancer awareness game.
Dig Pink, a fundraising event for the Side Out Foundation, is held by high school and college volleyball teams across the nation every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The pre-game activities included honoring survivors and memorializing those who have lost their battle against not only breast cancer but all cancer.
In 2020, 598,000 people died from cancer, announced event emcee Bill Smith. “And one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime, so if you have a team of 16, two of those could be diagnosed,” said Smith.
The volleyball team played the match in honor of Angela White….
|There’s more to this story,
and many more news articles, photos and ads available only in our online e-Edition or in the printed version. Become a subscriber today!
• To access or subscribe to the e-Edition, go - HERE
• To subscribe to the printed version, go - HERE
• To buy the printed version at a newsstand, - HERE are our locations.
For assistance, please call us at 804-435-1701, extension 16.