Basketball (W)

Catawba Women's Basketball Raising Money for Kay Yow Foundation

by Shavonne Potts,


If you plan to attend the next Catawba College Lady Indians home basketball game, be prepared to enter the Pink Zone. The team is raising money to benefit the Kay Yow/WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) Cancer Fund.

Yow, who was head coach of the N.C. State University women's basketball team, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987 and died a year ago.

The Women's Basketball Coaches Association challenged women's basketball teams to raise as much money as they could for the fund named for Yow.

The Catawba game is Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. in the college's Goodman Gym. The Indians play against Mars Hill College.

"Our conference does a challenge to see which one raises the most money," Catawba Assistant Coach Ricky Joines said. "It's something we've all embraced and it's for Kay Yow."

The Pink Zone was formerly known as the WBCA's "Think Pink." For the game, it means players will wear pink game shirts and fans are also encouraged to wear pink, Joines said.

The team will sell T-shirts for $10 during the game.

Teams across the state can choose any day the week of Feb. 7-13 to participate in the fundraising effort. For Catawba, the Saturday game was the only home game that week.

"Just about all of the women's basketball teams are doing this. We did one last year," Joines said.

The Living In Pink breast cancer support group will take part in the game. Vicki Rhyne, who heads the group will speak during halftime and will provide T-shirts and pamphlets about breast cancer at a table prior to the game.

"The main thing is to let people know that we do have a support group and we are here and want to help," she said.

Rhyne said her group also wants to make sure breast cancer survivors are recognized because, "it's a hard battle."

Source: Catawba Raising Money for Kay Yow Foundation (

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Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

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Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

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