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Local high school sports teams go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 29, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To show support for those battling the disease and to help raise awareness of the need for breast cancer screenings, Kettering Sports Medicine, Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers and local high schools are partnering to hold “Pink Games” at athletic events in October.

Athletic trainers will use pink towels and pink athletic tape at designated games in October. Pink footballs will be thrown into the stands.

Pink Games will be observed at the following varsity football games (home teams are in UPPERCASE):

Friday, September 30

DAYTON CHRISTIAN vs. Landmark Christian (at Harmon field, Miamisburg)

Friday, October 7

KETTERING FAIRMONT vs. West Carrollton

MEADOWDALE vs. Ponitz (at Welcome Stadium)

PREBLE SHAWNEE vs. Dixie

WAYNESVILLE vs. Northridge

VALLEY VIEW vs. Oakwood

Thursday, October 13

THURGOOD MARSHALL vs. Dunbar (at Welcome Stadium)

Friday, October 14

ALTER vs. Badin (at Kettering Fairmont High School Roush Stadium)

CARROLL vs. Roger Bacon

CEDARVILLE vs. Catholic Central

OAKWOOD vs. Valley View

PONITZ vs. Reigning Sports Academy (at Welcome Stadium)

TECUMSEH vs. Urbana

WEST CARROLLTON vs. Xenia

EATON vs. Brookville

STEBBINS vs. Trotwood

NATIONAL TRAIL vs. Bethel

Thursday, October 13

BELMONT vs. Riverview East Academy

Friday, October 21

DUNBAR vs. Taft (at Welcome Stadium)

GREENON vs. Ben Logan

MIAMISBURG vs. Beavercreek

Friday, October 28

NORTHRIDGE vs. Madison

Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers is reminding women to schedule their mammogram at 1-800-373-2160 and take the “I WILL” challenge—and encourage women you care about to do the same. Early detection saves lives. Visit ketteringhealth.org/breasthealth to learn more.