LHS volleyball program hosts Dig Pink event


by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Players and their honorees held a moment of silence to remember those who’ve lost their battles with cancer. Photo 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….

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