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Volleyball Annual Pink Game

Titan volleyball program plans to raise money for breast cancer at annual pink game.
The 2023-2024 girls varsity volleyball team lines up. Photo Credit: M. Coleman

  The girls volleyball program is holding their annual pink game on Oct. 25 at CHS to raise awareness and money for breast cancer. This year it has been decided by varsity head coach Emily Baumann and Central’s varsity head coach Emily Wilbert, that the teams will hold a joint pink game to raise double the money for the cause that both teams support. 

  “I’m excited to see both teams in pink supporting breast cancer awareness and of course both stands in pink. It’ll be like a sea of breast cancer awareness,” junior varsity starter Madeline Bildeaux said.

  The pink game has been held at West’s home court for the past 15 years, or since Baumann has been the coach. 

  “It is a great fundraiser to give back. We pick a student or person that we know and give our funds to them,” Baumann said. “The parents and I thought it would be a fun competition to see which school could raise the most money.”

  This game isn’t only a competition in raising money though. It’s a battle on the court. The team fell to Central on Sept. 22 in four sets, but they plan to win the pink game and get back in the running to become conference champions of the Big North Conference.

  “I have no concerns considering Central. We took them to four once and we’ll beat them in three to take the conference title,” Bildeaux said. 

  Bildeaux believes that Central should be worried about the TCW girls volleyball team in their conference final match. 

  “They should be worried about me, they should be worried about our defense, they should be worried about all of [our] hitters. We have a very strong team this year,” Bildeaux said. 

  The girls want a huge show out to the game, not only to watch them play and possibly bring home to win, but to donate and support their cause of breast cancer. 

  “It’s gonna be a sweep, and we are gonna redeem ourselves,” sophomore Madeline Keillor said. 

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    Amaleahs little sisterOct 4, 2023 at 2:40 pm

    Amaleah you ate up this article.